Semi Final Dates and Venues Confirmed
2nd April 2013 By Munster Rugby
Munster face Harlequins in the Heineken Cup quarter-final this Sunday, the winners of which will travel to Montpelllier for the semi-final on Saturday April 27th.
Stade de la Mosson in Montpellier will stage a first Heineken Cup semi-final with the winners of the ASM Clermont Auvergne v Montpellier quarter-final meeting the winners of the Harlequins v Munster Rugby tie at the 32,000-capacity stadium in France’s Languedoc region.
The Heineken Cup semi-finals are played at venues designated by ERC and the clubs who will secure home country advantage in the last four were determined by a draw which was conducted in January following the conclusion of the tournament pool stage.
Heineken Cup Semi-Finals
(Kick-offs local time)
Saturday, 27 April
ASM Clermont Auvergne or Montpellier v Harlequins or Munster Rugby
Stade de la Mosson (capacity: 32,000) 6pm
Sunday, 28 April
*Saracens or Ulster Rugby v Toulon or Leicester Tigers
Twickenham Stadium or Aviva Stadium 3pm
*If Saracens qualify, the semi-final will be played at Twickenham Stadium (capacity: 82,000); if Ulster Rugby qualify, the semi-final will be played at the Aviva Stadium (capacity: 51,000)
Heineken Cup Final – Saturday, 18 May; Aviva Stadium 17.00