All 24,000 places were snapped up in advance, with other unlucky supporters still chasing tickets on the approach to kick-off.
The games against Northampton Saints in October and Harlequins in November were also sell-outs as attendances continue to increase at Welford Road.
Bath Rugby are the visitors this Sunday and supporters can book now at the Tigers ticket office or online. Call in at the Welford Road ticket office or phone 0844 856 1880 (open 8.30am-5pm weekdays, until 8pm Wednesdays and 9am-5pm Saturdays, plus from 9am on Sunday matchdays). Or book online by clicking here
Season ticket sales are now at record levels, while sales and renewals of season tickets for 2014/15 are available now. Book before January 5 for the best prices and the option to spread payments over a full 12 months with interest-free Direct Debit.