They are away to the Glasgow Warriors in the opening game of the campaign, in a repeat of last season’s final.
Munster have a home tie to kick off their campaign, as they host Edinburgh.
Ulster are in Wales to take on the Scarlets, while Connacht host the Newport Gwent Dragons at the Sportsground.
The games take place at the start of September.
Meanwhile, Guinness has been announced as the new sponsor for the tournament.