Champions Cup Round 5 & 6 Fixture Details For The Four Provinces
The exact dates, kick-off times and live television coverage for the decisive Round 5 and 6 fixtures in the European Rugby Champions Cup have been revealed.
All four provinces are still in with a chance of qualifying as we approach the business end of the pool stages. The five pool winners and the three best runners-up will book their places in the quarter-finals of the tournament.
Leinster Rugby and Montpellier get Round 5 underway at the RDS on Friday January 13th, kicking off at 7.45pm. Leo Cullen’s team then travel to Stade Pierre Antoine to face Castres in their final pool game on Friday 20th January.
The rescheduled Champions Cup match between Racing 92 and Munster Rugby will take place on on Saturday January 7th. Munster will then travel to Scotstoun to face Glasgow on Saturday January 14th, while their Round 6 fixture is on Saturday January 21st when Racing 92 visit Thomond Park.
Connacht’s Round 5 fixture against Zebre is at the Sportsground, also on Saturday January 14th. While Ulster face Exeter at Sandy Park Stadium on the Sunday afternoon.
Ulster then finish up their pool campaign at Kingspan Stadium against Bordeaux-Begles on Saturday January 21st, while Connacht are off to Stade Ernest Wallon to play Toulouse on the Sunday.
Leinster v Montpellier
RDS Arena, Sky Sports
Connacht v Zebre
The Sportsground, Sky Sports
Glasgow Warriors v Munster
Scotstoun Stadium, Sky Sports
Exeter Chiefs v Ulster
Sandy Park Stadium, BT Sport
Castres Olympique v Leinster
Stade Pierre Antoine, Sky Sports
Ulster v Bordeaux-Begles
Kingspan Stadium, Sky Sports
Munster v Racing 92
Thomond Park, Sky Sports
Toulouse v Connacht
Stade Ernest Wallon, Sky Sports
Jan 7th – (Postponed fixture due to the death of Munster coach Anthony Foley) Racing 92 v Munster Rugby 3.45pm Stade Yves-du-Manoir (Live Sky Sports