The holders’ travel to Kingsholm on Friday 1st September for a 7.45pm kick off, in one of four televised games from the first round.
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All 12 teams will be shown on BT Sport throughout the season but here are a few key dates for the diary from our first draft of picks.
The first East Midlands derby of the season between Northampton Saints and Leicester Tigers takes place on Saturday 9th September with kick off at 4.30pm.
On Saturday 16th September, the Premiership is going international with Newcastle Falcons clash with Saracens taking place in Philadelphia.
Sarries were involved in the first Premiership fixture played in the USA, beating London Irish 26-16 at New York's Red Bull Stadium in March 2016, and will again fly the flag.
Another hotly contested match will see Gloucester take on Worcester Warriors in the M5 derby at Kingsholm, with a 7.45pm start under the lights on Friday 22nd September.
On Sunday 24th September we will be showing a re-run of last season’s Premiership final as Wasps look to get revenge in the back yard of the Exeter Chiefs at 3pm.
For a full list of BT Sport's Aviva Premiership fixtures for the first 10 rounds consult the table below.
|Friday 1st September||7.45pm||Gloucester v Exeter Chiefs|
|Saturday 2nd September||2pm||Saracens v Northampton Saints|
|Saturday 2nd September||4.30pm||London Irish v Harlequins|
|Sunday 3rd September||3pm||Leicester Tigers v Bath|
|Friday 8th September||7.45pm||Sale v Newcastle Falcons|
|Saturday 9th September||2pm||Bath v Saracens|
|Saturday 9th September||4.30pm||Northampton Saints v Leicester Tigers|
|Sunday 10th September||3pm||Worcester Warriors v Wasps|
|Friday 15th September||7.45pm||Northampton Saints v Bath|
|Saturday 16th September||3pm||Leicester Tigers v Gloucester|
|Saturday 16th September||9.30pm||Newcastle Falcons v Saracens|
|Sunday 17th September||3pm||Wasps v Harlequins|
|Friday 22nd September||7.45pm||Gloucester v Worcester Warriors|
|Saturday 23rd September||3pm||Harlequins v Leicester Tigers|
|Sunday 24th September||3pm||Exeter Chiefs v Wasps|
|Friday 29th September||7.45pm||Newcastle Falcons v London Irish|
|Saturday 30th September||3pm||Leicester Tigers v Exeter Chiefs|
|Sunday 1st October||3pm||Wasps v Bath|
|Friday 6th October||7.45pm||Harlequins v Sale Sharks|
|Saturday 7th October||3pm||London Irish v Leicester Tigers|
|Sunday 8th October||3pm||Saracens v Wasps|
|Friday 27th October||7.45pm||Sale Sharks v Exeter Chiefs|
|Saturday 28th October||3pm||Northampton Saints v Wasps|
|Sunday 29th October||3pm||Bath v Gloucester|
|Friday 17th November||7.45pm||Gloucester v Saracens|
|Sunday 19th November||3pm||Exeter Chiefs v Harlequins|
|Friday 24th November||7.45pm||Leicester Tigers v Worcester Warriors|
|Sunday 27th November||3pm||Saracens v Exeter Chiefs|
|Friday 1st December||7.45pm||Northampton Saints v Newcastle Falcons|
|Saturday 2nd December||2pm||Exeter Chiefs v Bath|
|Saturday 2nd December||4.30pm||Wasps v Leicester Tigers|
|Sunday 3rd December||3pm||Harlequins v Saracens|