Saracens - Thursday - European fixture announcement

Aug 11, 2014

Thursday - European fixture announcement


The fixtures, dates, venues and kick-off times for Rounds 1 and 2 of the inaugural European Rugby Champions Cup and the European Rugby Challenge Cup will be announced on Thursday at 14h00 by organisers EPCR.

The fixtures for Rounds 3 to 6 will also be confirmed.

The new-look tournaments feature clubs which have qualified for the first time on merit from their respective domestic leagues - the Aviva Premiership, the Top 14 and the Guinness PRO12, with Saracens drawn alongside Clermont Auvergne, Munster and Sale Sharks in Pool 1 of the European Champions Cup.

The pool stages of both tournaments will be played over six weekends - two in October, two in December and two in January 2015. (See below). The quarter-finals will be played on the weekend of 3/4/5 April, the semi-finals on 17/18/19 April, and the finals on the weekend of 1/2 May 2015.

Pool stage weekends

  • Round 1: 16/17/18/19 October 2014
  • Round 2: 23/24/25/26 October 2014
  • Round 3: 4/5/6/7 December 2014
  • Round 4: 11/12/13/14 December 2014
  • Round 5: 15/16/17/18 January 2015
  • Round 6: 22/23/24/25 January 2015

Knockout stage weekends

  • Quarter-finals: 3/4/5 April 2015
  • Semi-finals: 17/18/19 April 2015
  • Finals: 1/2 May 2015

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