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Quarter-Final Dates Confirmed By ERC

Quarter-Final Dates Confirmed By ERC

Tournament organisers ERC have announced that the Leinster v Leicester Tigers Heineken Cup quarter-final will have an evening kick-off on Saturday, April 9, while Ulster’s last-eight date with Northampton Saints has been scheduled for the following afternoon.

Today, ERC announced the dates, kick-off times and host broadcasters for the Heineken Cup quarter-final matches in April.

Reigning champions Toulouse will round off the quarter-finals when they clash with Biarritz Olympique on Sunday, April 10, at Estadio Anoeta in San Sebastian in a repeat of last season’s final.

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The quarter-finals will get underway with an all-French tie when Perpignan and tournament newcomers Toulon meet at Barcelona’s Olympic Stadium in the first of the Saturday contests.

It will be followed by another Heineken Cup final ‘repeat’ when 2009 champions Leinster and Leicester Tigers meet at the Aviva Stadium.

Meanwhile, Northampton Saints will play their last-eight match against Ulster in the opening Sunday contest at stadium:mk at Milton Keynes.

For further information on tickets for the provinces’ quarter-final games, please contact Ulster Rugby and Leinster Rugby.

The semi-finals – Leinster or Leicester Tigers v Biarritz Olympique or Toulouse, and Northampton Saints or Ulster v Perpignan or Toulon – have been scheduled for April 30-May 1.

The Millennium Stadium in Cardiff will stage the final on Saturday, May 21 (kick-off 5pm).


Saturday, April 9 –

Perpignan v Toulon, Olympic Stadium, Barcelona, 4.30pm local time (FR2)

LEINSTER v Leicester Tigers, Aviva Stadium, Dublin, 6pm (Sky Sports)

Sunday, April 10 –

Northampton Saints v ULSTER, stadium:mk, Milton Keynes, 2pm (Sky Sports)

Biarritz Olympique v Toulouse, Estadio Anoeta, San Sebastian, 5.30pm local time (FR2)

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