Moving the goalposts
1 Heineken Cup reduced to 20 teams with five pools of four -- six clubs each from the Premiership, Top 14 and Pro12, plus the winners of the Heineken and Amlin Cups.
2 Amlin to comprise 24 clubs; the bottom six in each of the Premiership and Pro12, the bottom eight in the Top 14; the top two from England's Championship; the top two from a new qualifying competition.
3 New competition, a third-tier tournament among Europe's developing nations, run off in September, with the top two qualifying for the Amlin.
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