Raith fixtures revealed for 2016/17 season

Raith will lock horns with Hibs again next season.
Raith will lock horns with Hibs again next season.

Raith Rovers will kick off their 2016/17 Championship campaign with a trip to newly promoted Ayr United on August 13.

And they will finish the season against the same team at Stark’s Park on May 6.

The first Fife derby of the season will see Dunfermline make the short trip to Kirkcaldy on August 20.

And new manager Gary Locke will not have to wait long to go head to head with former Raith boss Ray McKinnon for the first time with Rovers travelling to Tannadice to face Dundee United on August 27.

The festive fixtures see Rovers head to Easter Road to play Hibs on December 24, with Dunfermline the visitors on December 31.

2016/17 Championship fixtures:

August

6 - Ayr United (a)

13 - St Mirren (h)

20 - Dunfermline (h)

27 - Dundee United (a)

September

10 - Falkirk (h)

17 - Queen of the South (a)

24 - Dumbarton (h)

October

1 - Morton (a)

15 - Hibernian (h)

22 - Falkirk (a)

29 - Queen of the South (h)

November

5 - Dunfermline (a)

12 - Ayr United (h)

19 - Dumbarton (a)

December

3 - Morton (h)

10 - St Mirren (a)

17 - Dundee United (h)

24 - Hibernian (a)

31 - Dunfermline (h)

January

7 - Falkirk (h)

14 - Morton (a)

28 - Dumbarton (h)

February

4 - Dundee United (a)

18 - Hibernian (h)

25 - Queen of the South (a)

March

1 - Ayr United (a)

4 - St Mirren (h)

11 - Dumbarton (a)

18 - Dundee United (h)

25 - Queen of the South (h)

April

1 - Falkirk (a)

8 - Dunfermline (a)

15 - Morton (h)

22 - Hibernian (a)

29 - St Mirren (a)

May

6 - Ayr United (h)