The main game in the UK will be the fascinating duel between English champions Gloucester and Munster. That game will kick-off at Kingsholm at 3.00pm on Saturday, 12 October. In addition, other televised matches will be announced prior to the kick off on 11 October.
Here is the TV schedule for the first two rounds of the Heineken Cup in the UK and France and the full Pool stage for Ireland.
BBC NETWORK Saturday 12th October 2002 Gloucester v Munster 1500 hrs (TBC).Saturday 19th October 2002 Bristol v Montferrand 1500 hrs (TBC).
FRANCE TELEVISION. Saturday 12th October 2002 Toulouse v London Irish 1500 hrs.Saturday 19th October 2002 Biarritz v Northampton 1500 hrs.
RTE Friday 11th October 2002 Leinster v Bristol 1935 hrs.