Hibs handed Falkirk trip on first day of season

Neil Lennon is targeting the title with Hibs this season
Neil Lennon is targeting the title with Hibs this season
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Hibs will begin their bid for the Championship title with a trip to Falkirk after the 2016-17 fixtures were released this morning.

New head coach Neil Lennon’s men will face the Bairns – their conquerors in last season’s play-offs – on Saturday, August 6.

They follow that with a home match against League One champions Dunfermline the following weekend.

Dundee United, expected to be the main challengers to title favourites Hibs, will visit Easter Road on Saturday, October 1.

In festive fixtures, Hibs host Raith on Saturday, December 24 while their second trip to Falkirk awaits them on Hogmanay.

See the full list of Hibs fixtures here >>>