18 May, 11:09
IRFU Chief Executive Philip Browne has issued a statement following confirmation of Ronan O'Gara's decision to retire from playing professional rugby.
Leinster travel to Twickenham the following day for a 5:35 kick off against London Wasps while Ulster will host the unbeaten Harlequins at Ravenhill earlier in the day with a 1:35 kick off.
Round 6, the final round of pool games sees Munster in action in France against Montauban with a Saturday afternoon slot of 3:35. Ulster will also be in France but will again be kicking off in the 1:35 slot against Stade Francais.
Leinster's final pool game against Edinburgh kicks off the Sunday action at 1 p.m. in the RDS.
HEINEKEN CUP 2008/09
(All kick-offs LOCAL times)
FRIDAY 16 JANUARY, 2009
Pool 1 Munster v Sale Sharks, 20.00 Sky Sports/Canal + Sport
SATURDAY 17 JANUARY, 2009
Pool 2 London Wasps v Leinster, 17.35 Sky Sports/Canal+ Sport
Pool 4 Ulster Rugby v Harlequinns, 13.35 Sky Sports
SATURDAY 24 JANUARY, 2009
Pool 1 Montauban v Munster, 16.35 Canal +/Sky Sports
Pool 4 Stade Français Paris v Ulster Rugby, 14.35 France 2/Sky Sports
SUNDAY 25 JANUARY, 2009
Pool 2 Leinster v Edinburgh, 13.00 Sky Sports
Full Fixture List
QUARTER-FINALS - 10 / 11 / 12 APRIL, 2009
SEMI-FINALS - 1 / 2 / 3 MAY, 2009
14th HEINEKEN CUP FINAL - MURRAYFIELD, EDINBURGH
SATURDAY 23 MAY, 2009 - 17.00