NEWPORT Gwent Dragons open their Amlin Challenge Cup campaign with a trip to London to face Wasps.

Then the visitors to Rodney Parade are French Top 14 side Bayonne before the Gwent region have back-to-back clashes with Italian Championship side Rugby Mogliano.

Amlin Cup fixture details with the kick-off times to be confirmed:

Round One: Saturday, October 12, London Wasps v Dragons (Adams Park Stadium, High Wycombe, KO 8.10pm)

Round Two: Saturday, October 20, Dragons v Aviron Bayonnais Rugby Pro (Rodney Parade, KO 8.10pm)

Round Three: 6/7/8/9 December, Rugby Mogliano v Dragons (Stadio Comunale, Mogliano Veneto)

Round Four: Sunday, December 16, Dragons v Rugby Mogliano (Rodney Parade, KO 5.35pm)

Round Five: 10/11/12/13 January, Aviron Bayonnais Rugby Pro v Dragons (Stade Jean Dauger, Bayonne)

Round Six: 17/18/19/20 January, Dragons v London Wasps (Parade)

Early RaboDirect Pro 12 League fixtures

Friday, August 31: Dragons v Zebre, KO 7pm

Saturday, September 8: Leinster v Dragons, KO 6.15pm

Saturday, September 15: Dragons v Blues, KO 6.30pm

Saturday, September 22: Munster v Dragons, KO 8pm

Friday, September 28: Dragons v Edinburgh, KO 7.05pm

Friday, October 5: Scarlets v Dragons, KO 7.05pm

Friday, October 26: Dragons v Ulster, KO 7.05pm

Friday, November 2: Glasgow v Dragons, KO 7.30pm