Sun 23 Jan 2022 | 11:08

Euro Cup last 16 confirmed

Euro Cup last 16 confirmed
Sun 23 Jan 2022 | 11:08
Euro Cup last 16 confirmed
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NEWS: Following the conclusion of the Champions Cup pool stage, the matchups in the Round of 16 have been confirmed.

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The eight highest-ranked clubs in each pool have secured their places in the Round of 16 which will be played over two legs on the weekends of April 8/9/10 and 15/16/17.

The No.1-ranked club in Pool A will be playing against the No.8-ranked club in Pool B and so forth.

The four highest-ranked clubs in each pool will have home advantage in the second leg matches.

The following clubs have qualified for the Round of 16 of the EPCR Challenge Cup:

Pool A: Glasgow Warriors, Northampton Saints, Bath Rugby
Pool B: Cardiff Rugby, Wasps, Castres Olympique

CHAMPIONS CUP

Round of 16 first leg – 8/9/10 April
Round 16 1: Stade Francais Paris (B8) v Racing 92 (A1)
Round 16 2: Stade Toulousain (B7) v Ulster Rugby (A2)
Round 16 3: Union Bordeaux-Bègles (B6) v Stade Rochelais (A3)
Round 16 4: Connacht Rugby (B5) v Leinster Rugby (A4)
Round 16 5: Sale Sharks (A5) v Bristol Bears (B4)
Round 16 6: Exeter Chiefs (A6) v Munster Rugby (B3)
Round 16 7: Montpellier Hérault Rugby Hérault Rugby (A7) v Harlequins (B2)
Round 16 8: ASM Clermont Auvergne (A8) v Leicester Tigers (B1)
NB The four highest-ranked clubs in each pool will play the second leg of their Round of 16 matches at home

Round of 16 second leg – 15/16/17 April
Round 16 1: Racing 92 (A1) v Stade Francais Paris (B8)
Round 16 2: Ulster Rugby (A2) v Stade Toulousain (B7)
Round 16 3: Stade Rochelais (A3) v Union Bordeaux-Bègles (B6)
Round 16 4: Leinster Rugby (A4) v Connacht Rugby (B5)
Round 16 5: Bristol Bears (B4) v Sale Sharks (A5)
Round 16 6: Munster Rugby (B3) v Exeter Chiefs (A6)
Round 16 7: Harlequins (B2) v Montpellier Hérault Rugby (A7)
Round 16 8: Leicester Tigers (B1) v ASM Clermont Auvergne (A8)

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Quarterfinals – 6/7/8 May
The quarter-finals will be played over one match and the highest-ranked club from the pool stage will have home venue advantage as follows:
Quarterfinal One: Winner Round 16 One v Winner Round 16 Five
Quarterfinal Two: Winner Round 16 Seven v Winner Round 16 Three
Quarterfinal Three: Winner Round 16 Two v Winner Round 16 Six
Quarterfinal Four: Winner Round 16 Eight v Winner Round 16 Four

Semifinals – 13/14/15 May
The semifinals will be played over one match, and the highest-ranked clubs from the pool stage will have either home country advantage or home venue advantage (TBC) as follows:
Semifinal 1: Winner Quarterfinal One v Winner Quarterfinal Two
Semifinal 2: Winner Quarterfinal Three v Winner Quarterfinal Four

Champions Cup Final: Saturday, 28 May; Stade Vélodrome, Marseille

PV: 4
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