Gloucester at home in Euro play-off

Date published: May 6 2015

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Gloucester will host the seventh-placed Guinness Pro12 side in the first Champions Cup play-off game on May 24.

Following a draw conducted by the EPCR Board, Gloucester Rugby will have home advantage in Match 1 of the play-offs for the 20th place in the 2015/16 European Rugby Champions Cup.

Gloucester, who qualified for the play-offs by winning the Challenge Cup final last Friday at the Twickenham Stoop, will play the highest-ranked club not already qualified from the Guinness PRO12 at Kingsholm Stadium on Sunday, 24 May.

The winner of Match 1 will have home advantage against the seventh-ranked club in the Top 14 in Match 2 on Sunday, 31 May.

The winner of Match 2 will secure a place in next season's Champions Cup.

2015/16 Champions Cup play-offs:

Match 1 – Sunday, 24 May
Gloucester Rugby v PRO12 (highest-ranked club not already qualified)
Kingsholm Stadium 15.30
BT Sport / beIN Sports

Match 2 – Sunday, 31 May
Winner of Match 1 v Top 14 (seventh-ranked club)
Winner of Match 1 will have home advantage 17.00
Sky Sports / beIN Sports

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