The Ospreys will kick off their RaboDirect PRO12 title defence with an away game against Benetton Treviso on Friday 31st August it was confirmed today.
Full details of the opening rounds of the new PRO12 campaign were released by league organisers on Monday, with most fixture day and times confirmed up until the final weeks of December – the Welsh regions still in discussions with broadcasters and PRO12 organisers regarding the Christmas derby fixtures.
In Round 2, Ulster visit the Liberty Stadium on Saturday 8th September (6.30pm KO), with the region hosting Glasgow in Round 3 the following Friday (7.05pm).
The first Welsh derby of the season comes a week later, Parc y Scarlets the venue on Friday 21st September at 7.05pm.
The Ospreys host Munster on Saturday 29th September (6.30pm) before re to Italy the following Friday (5th October) to face Zebre.
Following the break for European competition, Connacht are the visitors for Round 7 for a non-televised game on a day TBC, then Round 8 sees the Ospreys welcome Leinster to the Liberty on Sunday 4th November at 4.00pm.
A trip to Edinburgh on Friday 23rd November is next up before Cardiff Blues come to Ospreylia on Friday 30th November (7.05pm).
We are still awaiting confirmation of the festive schedule, with an away game against the Dragons and a home match versus Scarlets lined up, before a home game against Zebre on the first weekend of 2013, time and day still to be finalised.
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