19 May, 11:13
There are six uncapped players in the Ireland Squad for the summer tour to North America that was named this morning. An Emerging Ireland squad has also been named for the Tblisi Cup in Georgia
ERC (European Rugby Cup Limited) have confirmed the televised fixtures and kick-off times for the fourth round of pool matches in the 2005/06 Heineken Cup.
December 17 will be a "super Saturday" for the Irish provinces as all three are in action. In Pool One, Munster's Thomond Park clash with the Newport-Gwent Dragons will kick-off at 5.15pm and be broadcast live by RTE and Sky Sports.
Both Ulster and Leinster are away on the weekend before Christmas - Mark McCall's Ulster side travel to meet current Pool Four toppers Saracens in London (1.00pm), while Leinster, currently second in Pool Five, finish off their back-to-back run against Bourgoin by visiting the Stade Pierre Rajon (3.00pm). Both games will be shown live on Sky Sports.
HEINEKEN CUP ROUND 4 (all kick-offs Irish time)
Friday December 16:
Pool 1 - Sale Sharks v Castres Olympique, Edgeley Park, 8.00pm
Pool 5 - Glasgow Warriors v Bath, Hughenden, 7.30pm
Pool 6 - Toulouse v Edinburgh Gunners, Stade Ernest Wallon, 7.30pm (Sport+/Sky Sports)
Saturday December 17:
Pool 1 - Munster v Newport-Gwent Dragons, Thomond Park, 5.15pm (RTE/Sky Sports/S4C**)
Pool 2 - Cardiff Blues v Calvisano, Cardiff Arms Park, 3.00pm (Sky Sports*/S4C**); Perpignan v Leeds Tykes, Stade Aime Giral, 5.30pm
Pool 3 - Stade Francais v ASM Clermont Auvergne, Stade Jean Bouin, 5.00pm (Sport+, Sky Sports*)
Pool 4 - Saracens v Ulster, Vicarage Road, 1.00pm (Sky Sports); Benetton Treviso v Biarritz Olympique, Stade Comunale di Monigio, 1.00pm (Sky Italia)
Pool 5 - Bourgoin v Leinster, Stade Pierre Rajon, 3.00pm (FR2, Sky Sports)
Sunday December 18:
Pool 3 - The Ospreys v Leicester Tigers, Liberty Stadium, Swansea, 1.00pm (Sky Sports, S4C**)
Pool 6 - London Wasps v Llanelli Scarlets, Causeway Stadium, 3.00pm (Sky Sports/S4C**)
* Delayed transmission