Jersey's British and Irish Cup fixtures confirmed

Jersey scrum-half Dave McCormack

Jersey will open their first British and Irish Cup campaign with a game against Welsh champions Pontypridd.

They host Pontypridd on Saturday, 13 October before travelling to face Leeds Carnegie eight days later.

Jersey will have back-to-back matches with Leinster's 'A' team, hosting them on 8 December and travelling to Donnybrook eight days later.

Leeds visit St Peter on Saturday, 12 January before Jersey go to Sardis Road to face Pontypridd a week later.

Jersey's match at Leinster will be the day after the European champions take on Clermont Auvergne in the Heineken Cup.

The club is considering chartering a plane to Dublin to take the squad, fans and officials for the weekend.