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Munster’s Quarter-Final Date Set

Munster’s Quarter-Final Date Set

Former Heineken Cup champions Munster and Brive will clash in the final Amlin Challenge Cup quarter-final at the Stadium Municipal Amédée-Domenech on Saturday, April 9.

ERC, the tournament organisers, today announced the dates, kick-off times and host broadcasters for the Amlin Challenge Cup quarter-final matches on April 7, 8 and 9.

Munster’s last-eight date with Brive has been set for Saturday, April 9, with Eurosport France the host broadcaster.

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Munster are still awaiting confirmation of what their ticket allocation will be for this game, but details will be posted on the Munster Rugby website once confirmed.

Tickets will be distributed through the Munster clubs and the Munster Rugby Supporters Club. However, should there be tickets left after this process, tickets will then be released on general sale through the Munster website.

Stadium Municipal Amédée-Domenech has a capacity of 16,000. Leinster beat Brive 36-13 there in the Heineken Cup last season, in front of a 11,300-strong crowd, and Connacht also played there in the 2007/08 Challenge Cup.

The all-French tie between La Rochelle and Clermont Auvergne will kick off the weekend of European quarter-finals on Thursday, April 7, with Harlequins meeting London Wasps and Stade Francais hosting Montpellier on the Friday night.

The semi-finals – Stade Francais or Montpellier v La Rochelle or Clermont Auvergne, and Brive or Munster v Harlequins or London Wasps – have been scheduled for April 28-May 1.

Cardiff City Stadium will stage the final on Friday, May 20 (kick-off 7.45pm).


Thursday, April 7 –

La Rochelle v Clermont Auvergne, Stade Marcel Deflandre, 8.45pm local time (Eurosport France)

Friday, April 8 –

Harlequins v London Wasps, Twickenham Stoop, 7.45pm (Sky Sports)

Stade Francais v Montpellier, Stade Charléty, 8.45pm local time (FR4)

Saturday, April 9 –

Brive v MUNSTER, Stadium Municipal Amédée Domenech, 2pm local time (Eurosport France)

Related Links –

Quarter-Final Dates Confirmed By ERC

Favourable Semi-Final Draws For Provinces

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