Tuesday 23 May 2017

Munster and Leinster's Champions Cup quarter-finals will take place on the same day

Munster and Leinster will play on April 1
Munster and Leinster will play on April 1
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Leinster will face Wasps at a packed Aviva Stadium on Saturday April 1 (kick-off 3.15pm) and Munster will lock horns with Toulouse later that day in Thomond Park (5.45pm).

BT Sport will broadcast the meeting of Leo Cullen's men with Wasps in front of a packed Aviva with Munster Rugby and Toulouse, past tournament winners who have each qualified for the knockout stage a record 16 times, meeting later that evening.

Reigning champions Saracens host the Glasgow Warriors at Allianz Park on Sunday April 2 (kick-off 1pm) for the right to take on the winners from the clash in Limerick.

The Champions Cup action will conclude that weekend with the meeting Clermont and Toulon  at Stade Marcel-Michelin in a repeat of the 2013 and 2015 finals (3.15 Irish time).

Munster or Toulouse await the winners of that tie.

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CHAMPIONS CUP quarter-finals

(All kick-offs local time)

Saturday 1 April

Leinster Rugby v Wasps, Aviva Stadium (15.15) BT Sport / beIN Sports

Munster Rugby v Toulouse, Thomond Park (17.45) Sky Sports / beIN Sports

Sunday 2 April

Saracens v Glasgow Warriors, Allianz Park (13.00) Sky Sports / beIN Sports

ASM Clermont Auvergne v RC Toulon, Stade Marcel-Michelin (16.15) FR 2 / BT Sport / beIN Sports

 

Semi-final 1 - winner of QF 1: ASM Clermont Auvergne v RC Toulon will play the winner of QF 2: Leinster Rugby v Wasps

Semi-final 2 - winner of QF 3: Saracens v Glasgow Warriors will play the winner of QF 4: Munster Rugby v Toulouse

(Matches to be played on 22/23 April)

 

Champions Cup final: Saturday, 13 May; BT Murrayfield (17.00)

CHALLENGE CUP quarter-finals

(All kick-offs local time)

Friday 31 March

QF 3: Edinburgh Rugby v La Rochelle, BT Murrayfield (20.00) Sky Sports / FR 4 / beIN Sports

Saturday 1 April

QF 2: Bath Rugby v Brive, Recreation Ground (12.45) BT Sport / beIN Sports

QF 4: Gloucester Rugby v Cardiff Blues, Kingsholm (20.05) Sky Sports / beIN Sports

Sunday 2 April

QF 1: Ospreys v Stade Francais Paris, venue TBC (17.45) BT Sport / beIN Sports

 

Semi-final 1 - winner of QF 1: Ospreys v Stade Francais Paris will play the winner of QF 2: Bath Rugby v Brive

Semi-final 2 - winner of QF 3: Edinburgh Rugby v La Rochelle will play the winner of QF 4: Gloucester Rugby v Cardiff Blues

(Matches to be played on 21/22/23 April)

 

Challenge Cup final: Friday, 12 May; BT Murrayfield (20.00)

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