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EPCR confirm return off Champions and Challenge Cup playoffs


After the postponement of the knockout stages of the Champions and Challenge Cup, EPCR announced the new dates and kick-off times.

It all starts with Leinster Rugby hosting Saracens at the Aviva Stadium on the 19th September. Straight after this clash Clermont Auvergne and Racing 92 will face each other at the Stade Marcel-Michelin.

On Saturday the 20th September Toulouse will host UlsterRugby at the Le Stadium followed by Exeter Chiefs and Northamton Saints at Sandy Park.

In the Challenge Cup, Bristol Bears will come up against the Dragons at Ashton gate on the 18th September.On the 19th Bordeaux-Begles will host Edinburgh Rugby and RC Toulon taking on Scarlets.

The last of the Challenge Cup quarter-finals will be on Sunday the 20th September when Leicester Tigers play Castres Olympique at Welford Road.

Here is the full schedule for the Playoffs:


Saturday 19 September
QF 1: Leinster Rugby v Saracens, Aviva Stadium
QF 2: ASM Clermont Auvergne v Racing 92, Stade Marcel-Michelin

Sunday 20 September
QF 3: Toulouse v Ulster Rugby, Le Stadium
QF 4: Exeter Chiefs v Northampton Saints, Sandy Park

CHALLENGE CUP quarter-finals

Friday 18 September
QF 4: Bristol Bears v Dragons, Ashton Gate Stadium

Saturday 19 September
QF 3: Bordeaux-Bègles v Edinburgh Rugby, Stade Chaban-Delmas
QF 1: RC Toulon v Scarlets, Stade Félix Mayol

Sunday 20 September
QF 2: Leicester Tigers v Castres Olympique, Welford Road

Get the Full Schedule here…

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