NEC Harlequins will open their 2005/06 campaign in National Division One away to the Pertemps Bees (3rd September), before travelling to Otley in round two the following weekend (10th September).
Quins opening home game of the season will be against Newbury in round three (17th September). Newbury won promotion to National Division One this season and will be the first team to play Quins at the new look Stoop, with the West stand set to be open for the first time at this match.
The Christmas period sees Quins come up against local rivals London Welsh at the Stoop on either 26th or 27th December, before entertaining the Pertemps Bees the following weekend (31st December).
The full list of fixtures is as follows:
Match 1 (3rd September 2005) - Pertemps Bees Vs NEC Harlequins
Match 2 (10th September 2005) - Otley Vs NEC Harlequins
Match 3 (17th September 2005) - NEC Harlequins Vs Newbury
Match 4 (24th September 2005) - Nottingham Vs NEC Harlequins
Match 5 (1st October 2005) - NEC Harlequins Vs Doncaster
Match 6 (8th October 2005) - Coventry Vs NEC Harlequins
15th October 2005 - Powergen Cup 3rd Round
Match 7 (22nd October 2005) - NEC Harlequins Vs Exeter
Match 8 (29th October 2005) - Rotherham Vs NEC Harlequins
5th November 2005 - Powergen Cup 4th Round
Match 9 (12th November 2005) - Sedgley Park Vs NEC Harlequins
Match 10 (19th November 2005) - NEC Harlequins Vs Penzance
26th November 2005 - Powergen Cup 5th Round
Match 11 (3rd December 2005) - Bedford Vs NEC Harlequins
Match 12 (10th December 2005) - Plymouth Vs NEC Harlequins
Match 13 (26th / 27th December 2005) - NEC Harlequins Vs London Welsh
Match 14 (31st December 2005) - NEC Harlequins Vs Pertemps Bees
7th January 2006 - Powergen Cup 6th Round
Match 15 (14th January 2006) - NEC Harlequins Vs Otley
Match 16 (21st January 2006) - Newbury Vs NEC Harlequins
Match 17 (28th January 2006) - NEC Harlequins Vs Nottingham / Powergen Cup Quarterfinals
Match 18 (11th February 2006) - Doncaster Vs NEC Harlequins
Match 19 (18th February 2006) - NEC Harlequins Vs Coventry
Match 20 (4th March 2006) - Exeter Vs NEC Harlequins / Powergen Cup Semi-Finals
Match 21 (11th March 2006) - NEC Harlequins Vs Rotherham
Match 22 (25th March 2006) - Penzance Vs NEC Harlequins
Match 23 (1st April 2006) - NEC Harlequins Vs Sedgley Park
8th April 2006 - Powergen Cup Final
Match 24 (15th April 2006) - London Welsh Vs NEC Harlequins
Match 25 (22nd April 2006) - NEC Harlequins Vs Bedford
Match 26 (29th April 2006) - NEC Harlequins Vs Plymouth
*NB - Please note that the actual fixture dates and kick-off times will be confirmed in due course.
Anyone who would like to purchase a Season Ticket for the 2005/06 season then please call the Quins office on 020 8410 6000 to request a brochure.
During week commencing 22nd April Harlequins will launch an innovative, new Membership Scheme which will replace the existing Season Ticket Holder Programme. Further details of the scheme will be announced in due course.