10 Dec, 12:23
Ireland's John Lacey will referee his first ever RBS 6 Nations match in February, while Alain Rolland is also included in the Elite Panel in what is his last season.
Bohs have been the dominant force in the club game, although last season they missed out on a cup and league double as Galwegians took the cup title against Highfield with UL taking the plate.
There are three divisions in total with eight teams in Division 1 and 7 teams each in Division 2N and Division 2S.
Tralee, who were promoted from Division 2S, last season kick off with a trip to Old Belvedere.
The season structure sees the Women's Interprovincial series taking place in December followed by the Provincial Cup competitions as a precusor to the Women's RBS 6 Nations.
The Women's All-Ireland Cup will kick off in early March.