Saracens - Saracens drawn in Pool 1 of Champions Cup

Jun 17, 2015

Saracens drawn in Pool 1 of Champions Cup


The reigning Aviva Premiership champions, Saracens, have been drawn in Pool 1 of the European Rugby Champions Cup following the pool draws for ECPR's tournaments which took place today (Wednesday, 17 June) in Neuchatel, Switzerland.

Saracens, who reached the Champions Cup semi-finals last season, will be up against Ulster Rugby, four-time winners Toulouse and newcomers, Oyonnax, when the 2015/16 season kicks off in November.

Both pool draws were compered by Craig Doyle (BT Sport) and Raphael Ibanez (France Televisions), and conducted by Ieuan Evans (Sky Sports) and Dimitri Yachvili (beIN Sports).

The draws, held in Neuchatel where EPCR has its headquarters, were covered live on btsport.com, Sky Sports News and beIN Sports, and streamed live on epcrugby.com

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2015/16 Champions Cup pools

Pool 1: Saracens, Ulster Rugby, Toulouse, Oyonnax

Pool 2: ASM Clermont Auvergne, Ospreys, Exeter Chiefs, Bordeaux-Begles

Pool 3: Glasgow Warriors, Northampton Saints, Racing 92, Scarlets

Pool 4: Stade Francais Paris, Munster Rugby, Leicester Tigers, Benetton Treviso

Pool 5: Bath Rugby, RC Toulon, Leinster Rugby, Wasps

2015/16 Challenge Cup pools

Pool 1: Connacht Rugby, Brive, Newcastle Falcons, Enisei-STM

Pool 2: Sale Sharks, Newport Gwent Dragons, Castres Olympique, Pau

Pool 3: Montpellier, Harlequins, Cardiff Blues, Cammi Rugby Calvisano

Pool 4: La Rochelle, Gloucester Rugby, Zebre Rugby, Worcester Warriors

Pool 5: Edinburgh Rugby, London Irish, Grenoble, Agen

2015/16 Tournament weekends

Round 1: 12/13/14/15 November

Round 2: 19/20/21/22 November

Round 3: 10/11/12/13 December

Round 4: 17/18/19/20 December

Round 5: 14/15/16/17 January 2016

Round 6: 21/22/23/24 January 2016

Quarter-finals: 7/8/9/10 April 2016

Semi-finals: 22/23/24 April 2016

Finals: 13/14 May 2016

 

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