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.
ERC (European Rugby Cup Ltd) have confirmed the dates, kick-off times and TV details for the 2005/06 Heineken Cup quarter-finals, which will be played out over the first weekend in April.
Munster will clash with Perpignan on Saturday, April 1, while Toulouse and Leinster will also go head-to-head on the same afternoon. The all-English quarter-final between Leicester and Bath will also take place on April Fool's Day.
Munster have nominated Lansdowne Road (capacity: 49,500) as their choice of home venue, while Leinster will travel to Toulouse's Le Stadium. The latter venue has a capacity of 37,000.
2005/06 HEINEKEN CUP: QUARTER-FINALS:
- SATURDAY, APRIL 1 -
LEICESTER TIGERS v BATH RUGBY, venue tbc, 12.30pm (live Sky Sports/Sport+)
TOULOUSE v LEINSTER, Le Stadium, 3.00pm (Irish time), (live FR2/RTE/Sky Sports)
MUNSTER v PERPIGNAN, Lansdowne Road, 5.30pm (live RTE/Sky Sports/Sport+)
- SUNDAY, APRIL 2 -
BIARRITZ OLYMPIQUE v SALE SHARKS, venue tbc, 5.00pm (Irish time) (Sport+/Sky Sports)