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.
"Our extensive live match schedule and highlights, previews and analysis means that we're giving this tournament the coverage it deserves."
Derek McGrath, ERC Chief Executive, said: "With the quality of the teams competing packed with internationals players from across the globe, European rugby fans have a wealth of world-class rugby to look forward to when the 15th Heineken Cup kicks-off in October.
"Sky Sports' innovative and comprehensive coverage of the Heineken Cup continues to drive the appeal of the tournament and fans will once more be spoilt for choice for live Heineken Cup action each European weekend."
Highlights, analysis and a comprehensive round-up of the weekend's matches will be shown on 'European Rugby Special', a weekly programme broadcast every Sunday of the tournament.
SKY SPORTS' LIVE HEINEKEN CUP FIXTURES INVOLVING THE IRISH PROVINCES:
Round 1 Friday 09 Leinster v London Irish 8pm
Round 1 Saturday 10 Northampton Saints v Munster 6pm
Round 2 Saturday 17 Munster v Benetton Treviso 1.35pm
Round 2 Saturday 17 Edinburgh Rugby v Ulster* 5.30pm
Round 2 Saturday 17 CA Brive Correze v Leinster 4.45pm
Round 3 Friday 11 Munster v USA Perpignan 8.00pm
Round 3 Saturday 12 Ulster v Stade Français Paris 1.35pm
Round 3 Saturday 12 Llanelli Scarlets v Leinster 6.00pm
Round 4 Saturday 19 Leinster v Llanelli Scarlets 3.35pm
Round 4 Saturday 19 Stade Français Paris v Ulster* 4.45pm
Round 4 Sunday 20 USA Perpignan v Munster 4.00pm
* denotes interactive match choice via the red button