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Heineken Cup Rounds 5 And 6 Confirmed

Heineken Cup Rounds 5 And 6 Confirmed

The match dates and kick-off times for the final two pool rounds of the Heineken Cup have been confirmed. Leinster face a Friday night kick-off in France in round 6, while Munster and Ulster both kick off mid-afternoon on the Saturday in their final pool games.

Defending Heineken Cup champions Toulouse and former double winners London Wasps will bring the curtain down on the 2010/11 Pool stages when they clash in a key Pool 6 contest at Adams Park on Sunday, January, 23.

Tournament organisers ERC today announced the match dates and kick-off times for the final two rounds in the countdown to Heineken Cup quarter-final qualification.

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The two matches in each pool will kick off simultaneously in round 6 with the Newport Gwent Dragons and Glasgow Warriors joining Toulouse and London Wasps on the final day of pool action.

Leinster have a 1.30pm start for their home game against Saracens in round 5, while Ulster kick off two hours later against Biarritz Olympique at Ravenhill. Munster face a Sunday trip to Toulon with a 4pm kick-off.


(All kick-offs local time)


Friday, January 14
Pool 1: Cardiff Blues v Castres Olympique, 7.30pm
Pool 1: Northampton Saints v Edinburgh, 8pm (Sky Sports)
Pool 2: Clermont Auvergne v Racing Metro 92, 9pm (Canal+)

Saturday, January 15
Pool 2: Leinster v Saracens, 1.30pm (Sky Sports)
Pool 4: Bath v Aironi Rugby, 2.30pm
Pool 4: Ulster v Biarritz Olympique, 3.30pm (Sky Sports)
Pool 5: Benetton Treviso v Perpignan, 2.30pm (Sky Italia)
Pool 5: Scarlets v Leicester Tigers 5.45pm (Sky Sports)
Pool 6: Toulouse v Newport Gwent Dragons, 2.30pm (Canal+)

Sunday, January 16
Pool 3: Toulon v Munster, 4pm (FR2)
Pool 3: London Irish v Ospreys, 3pm (S4C)
Pool 6: Glasgow Warriors v London Wasps, 1pm (Sky Sports)


Friday, January 21
Pool 2: Saracens v Clermont Auvergne, 8pm
Pool 2: Racing Metro 92 v Leinster, 9pm

Saturday, January 22
Pool 1: Castres Olympique v Northampton Saints, 6.45pm
Pool 1: Edinburgh v Cardiff Blues, 5.45pm
Pool 3: Munster v London Irish, 3.30pm
Pool 3: Ospreys v Toulon, 3.30pm
Pool 4: Aironi Rugby v Ulster, 2.30pm
Pool 4: Biarritz Olympique v Bath, 2.30pm

Sunday, January 23
Pool 5: Perpignan v Scarlets, 2pm
Pool 5: Leicester Tigers v Benetton Treviso, 1pm
Pool 6: Newport Gwent Dragons v Glasgow Warriors, 3pm
Pool 6: London Wasps v Toulouse, 3pm

April 8-10

April 30-May 1

May 21, Millennium Stadium, Cardiff