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Champions Cup Round Of 16 Fixture Details

25th January 2024 By The Editor

Jeremy Loughman and Peter O’Mahony with Northampton

Jeremy Loughman and Peter O’Mahony with Northampton's Emmanuel Iyogun and Elliot Millar-Mills. Inpho

The EPCR have announced the dates, venues, kick-off times and TV coverage of the Investec Champions Cup Round of 16 fixtures.

Munster will face Northampton Saints on Sunday, April 7, at Franklin’s Gardens with a 12.30pm kick-off. MRSC members & priority ticket holders will be contacted directly with ticket information next week.

Stade Toulousain, five-time tournament winners and this season’s No 1-ranked club, go head-to-head with their TOP 14 rivals, Racing 92, at Le Stadium on Sunday, 7 April.

Leinster Rugby, the top-ranked club from the United Rugby Championship, are up against old foes, Leicester Tigers, at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday, 6 April and the holders, Stade Rochelais, will travel to Cape Town to take on the DHL Stormers on the same day.

Also on Saturday, 6 April, the Vodacom Bulls will be at home at Loftus Versfeld against Lyon, the Exeter Chiefs host Bath Rugby in an intriguing all-Gallagher Premiership contest, and Stade Chaban-Delmas will be the venue for the clash of Union Bordeaux-Bègles and Saracens.

The Round of 16 kicks-off on the evening of Friday, 5 April when Harlequins meet Glasgow Warriors at the Twickenham Stoop.

The highest-ranked clubs from the pool stage have home advantage in the Round of 16 and the quarter-final matches, and home country advantage in the semi-finals which will be played in Europe.

Investec Champions Cup

Round of 16

(Pool stage rankings in brackets / All kick-offs local times)

Friday 5 April

Match 5: Harlequins (5) v Glasgow Warriors (12), Twickenham Stoop (20.00); TNT Sports/beIN SPORTS/SuperSport/FloRugby

Saturday 6 April

Match 6: Vodacom Bulls (6) v Lyon (11), Loftus Versfeld (13.30); SuperSport/beIN SPORTS/TNT Sports/FloRugby

Match 8: Exeter Chiefs (8) v Bath Rugby (9), Sandy Park (15.00); TNT Sports/beIN SPORTS/SuperSport/FloRugby

Match 7: DHL Stormers (7) v Stade Rochelais (10), DHL Stadium (16.00); SuperSport/beIN SPORTS/France TV/TNT Sports/FloRugby

Match 4: Union Bordeaux-Bègles (4) v Saracens (13), Stade Chaban-Delmas (18.30); beIN SPORTS/TNT Sports/SuperSport/FloRugby

Match 2: Leinster Rugby (2) v Leicester Tigers (15), Aviva Stadium (20.00); RTE/ TNT Sports/beIN SPORTS/SuperSport/FloRugby

Sunday 7 April

Match 3: Northampton Saints (3) v Munster Rugby (14), cinch Stadium at Franklin’s Gardens (12.30); ITV/TNT Sports/beIN SPORTS/SuperSport/FloRugby

Match 1: Stade Toulousain (1) v Racing 92 (16), Le Stadium (16.00); France TV/beIN SPORTS/TNT Sports/SuperSport/Flo Rugby

Quarter-finals – 12/13/14 April

QF 1: Winner R16 1 v Winner R16 8

QF 2: Winner R16 2 v Winner R16 7

QF 3: Winner R16 3 v Winner R16 6

QF 4: Winner R16 4 v Winner R16 5

NB The highest-ranked clubs from the pool stage will have home venue advantage

Semi-finals – 3/4/5 May

SF 1: Winner QF 1 v Winner QF 4

SF 2: Winner QF 2 v Winner QF 3

NB The matches will be played in Europe and where relevant the highest-ranked clubs from the pool stage will have home country advantage

2024 Investec Champions Cup Final

Saturday 25 May; Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London (14.45)


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