Draw for Euro semfinals revealed
NEWS: Toulouse will welcome Bordeaux-Begles on May 1 in the semifinal of the Champions Cup.
The Top 14 rivals will meet at Stade Ernest-Wallon 24 hours before Leinster play at La Rochelle in the other last-four tie.
Bordeaux-Begles reached the stage of the competition for the first time after last weekend’s win over three-time runners up Racing 92.
Irish province Leinster, joint-record four-time winners with Toulouse, head to Stade Marcel Deflandre to face a home side coached by former Ireland and Munster flyhalf Ronan O’Gara.
It is the fourth time since the competition’s inception in 1996 that three French clubs have reached the semifinals.
In the second-tier Challenge Cup, Ulster go to Leicester Tigers on April 30 and Bath entertain Montpellier a day later.
The Final of the Champions Cup will be held on May 22, with the Challenge Cup’s fixture taking place a day earlier.
The location for the finals has yet to be announced.
For a second straight year, plans to hold them in Marseille have been scrubbed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The city is now due to act as host in 2022.