Allianz Premier 15s champions Harlequins journey to present leaders Saracens in a rematch of final season’s remaining.
On that event, Quins sprung a shock in defeating the facet who had received every of the primary two editions of the competitors.
That win got here regardless of shedding skipper Rachael Burford to harm early on however she is again and could possibly be essential for a Quins crew who’ve received 4 in a row in all competitions since a 29-22 loss to Sarries in October and can be capable of depend on the likes of Shaunagh Brown to attempt to get the higher of Saracens up entrance.
Whereas that may be a large recreation on Sunday, Bristol Bears shall be hoping to maneuver quickly into high spot on Saturday once they journey to Worcester Warriors.
Bears have misplaced simply as soon as within the league all season however shall be with out prop Simi Pam who has suffered a knee harm that can preserve her sidelined for 3 months.
Elsewhere, fourth-placed Exeter Chiefs welcome Gloucester-Hartpury in a recreation that might have play-off implications come the tip of the season whereas Wasps host winless DMP Sharks and Sale Sharks journey to Loughborough Lightning.
Throughout in France, Montpellier and Stade Bordelais shall be seeking to make the most of Blagnac not enjoying this week to strengthen their place in Pool 2 of the Elite 1.
Montpellier journey to Lille Métropole Villeneuvois at present sitting high of the desk however degree on factors with Blagnac.
Bordeaux are two factors again however with a recreation in hand, having received 5 from 5 forward of their conflict with Lyon.
In Pool 1, Toulouse, who boast World Participant of the 12 months nominee Laure Sansus, are 5 from 5 and can hope to make it six towards Stade Français who’re at present third within the desk.
Over in Italy, Valsugana Rugby Padova shall be seeking to proceed their excellent begin to the season as they journey to CUS Milano having racked up 71 tries in six matches up to now this marketing campaign.
Elsewhere nearest challengers Villorba are away to CUS Torino.