Premiership Immortals - The Debate ShowAug 29
After Sale's 36-20 win at Bristol Bears on Friday night to qualify for the play-offs, BT Sport will show two more live games this weekend as the Gallagher Premiership continues following a two-week break for the Heineken Champions Cup.
Harlequins and Saracens both saw their European campaigns cut short, leaving Exeter Chiefs as the sole English representative in the last four of the Heineken Cup.
Domestic matters take centre stage this weekend though as the road to Twickenham resumes with seven teams vying to join Sarries and the Sharks in the play-offs.
Read on for all you need to know on how to watch selected games on BT Sport, plus live-stream information and TV channel times.
Saturday 15 April
Saracens will be looking to bounce back from their European Cup exit when they take on Northampton Saints this weekend.
Mark McCall's side have led the Premiership from pillar to post this season and are all but guaranteed a home semi-final with an 11-point buffer at the top.
Hopes of a second league and European Cup double were dashed last weekend as they were dumped out at the quarter-final stage by holders La Rochelle.
The result means Sarries are left to focus all their energy on domestic duties, starting with a trip to the East Midlands this weekend where top-four hopefuls Northampton lie in wait.
Saracens have lost just one of their last eleven encounters at Franklin's Gardens, while the five-time Premiership winners have also won on each of their last six visits to Northampton.
Saints have won their last seven home games at cinch Stadium and will move up into fourth with an eighth-straight win this weekend with play-off rivals London Irish on a bye.
2021 champions Harelquins know nothing less than a bonus-point win will do with their hopes of a top-four finish hanging in the balance.
A run of seven defeats in their last eight Premiership outings has seen Tabai Matson's slip out of play-off contention.
The south-west Londoners sit eighth in the table, 10 points off local rivals London Irish who occupy the fourth and final play-off position.
Saturday's visitors Newcastle will be desperate to avoid the ignimony of finishing the season bottom of the pile.
In a tumultuous campaign that has seen Dave Walder depart as director of rugby, the Falcons have won just six of their 17 Premiership fixtures.
The Tyneside outfit have won just once on the road all season, with that victory coming all the way back in November at Gloucester.
A second away win of the campaign could see them move off the bottom of the table at the expense of Bath, who play West Country rivals Gloucester on Friday night.
Sunday 16 April
Holders Leicester will be looking to make it six Premiership wins on the bounce when they play host to Heineken Cup semi-finalists Exeter as Round 22 comes to its conclusion on Sunday afternoon.
Tigers will be fully focussed on defending their league crown having had their hopes of European glory ended by four-time Heineken Cup winners Leinster.
In the league, five consecutive victories have catapulted Leicester from the bottom half of the table up into third with just two rounds remaining in the regular season.
Richard Wigglesworth's side are well-placed to make the Premeirship semi-finals for the second straight season.
The defending champs have a five-point buffer to East Midlands rivals Northampton in fifth and sit 10 points clear of Sunday's visitors Exeter in sixth.
The Chiefs will be hoping to build on their success in Europe as they eye a late-season push for the top four.
A 36-21 defeat to lowly Bath last time out put a dent in their play-off hopes but a statement win over the Stormers in Europe last weekend means confidence is at a high as the race for the Premiership play-offs nears its thrilling conclusion.