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Kick-off alterations for Sky Sports

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The East Midlands derby between Northampton Saints and Leicester Tigers at Franklin's Gardens in February has been selected for live coverage by Sky Sports.

Premier Rugby and Sky Sports have today announced four more televised matches in the Guinness Premiership during rounds 14 to 17, including the Tigers' trip to Saints on Saturday, February 27, which will now kick off at 6pm.

The home game against London Irish – a repeat of last season’s Guinness Premiership Final – will be played at 5.35pm on Saturday, March 6.

Tigers supporters are reminded of kick-off times for the next three weeks:
Sunday, December 27: Tigers v Sale Sharks, Welford Road 2pm
Saturday, January 2: Saracens v Tigers, Vicarage Road 3pm
Saturday, January 9: Tigers v London Wasps, 5.30pm

Sky Sports live coverage rounds 14-17:
Guinness Premiership round 14: London Irish v Bath Rugby, Sunday February 14, 4.30pm
Guinness Premiership round 15: Newcastle Falcons v London Irish, Saturday February 20, 5.30pm
Guinness Premiership round 16: Northampton Saints v Leicester Tigers, Saturday February 27, 6.00pm
Guinness Premiership round 17: Leicester Tigers v London Irish, Saturday March 6, 5.35pm