On Saturday, 27th December, Glasgow will host Celtic Cup finalists Edinburgh in the big Scottish Inter-City' battle, while Neil Jenkins will headbackto former club Cardiff with the Celtic Warriors on the same day.
Then, on Friday, 2nd January, Connacht will host mighty Munster and theLeinster Lions will entertain Celtic League leaders Ulster atDonnybrook.
Those two Irish battles are likely to be played out in front of packedgrounds, while the Borders host The Dragons on the same day.
The confirmed and official fixtures, kick-off times and venues for
FRIDAY, 2nd JANUARY, 20046.00 The Borders v The Dragons Netherdale7.00 Connacht v Munster Dubarry Park7.05 Llanelli Scarlets v N-S Ospreys Stradey Park7.30 Leinster Lions v Ulster Donnybrook