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ERC confirm quarter-final dates

24th January 2013 13:12

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ERC have confirmed the kick-off times and dates for the Heineken Cup and Challenge Cup quarter-finals to be held in April.

In the Heineken Cup, Saracens will be up against last season's beaten finalists, Ulster, in the second of the Saturday fixtures with a venue to be announced at a later date, while Sunday's matches on 7 April will kick off with the meeting of pool stage top seeds, Harlequins, and two-time former champions Munster at the Twickenham Stoop.

With all matches broadcast live, and with capacity crowds expected at every venue, the curtain will come down on the weekend when French heavyweights, Toulon, take on Leicester Tigers, who won the tournament in 2001 and 2002, in the first ever meeting between the clubs in Europe.

Five of the clubs in the last eight - Clermont, Harlequins, Leicester, Munster and Ulster - have European titles to their names, while Montpellier will be appearing in the knockout stage for the first time.

Heineken Cup Fixtures:

Saturday, 6 April

Clermont v Montpellier, Stade Marcel Michelin 16.40

Saracens v Ulster Rugby, Venue TBC 18.30

Sunday, 7 April

Harlequins v Munster, Twickenham Stoop 14.00

Toulon v Leicester Tigers, Venue TBC 17.30

Challenge Cup Fixtures:

Thursday, 4 April

Gloucester v Biarritz, Kingsholm 20.00

Friday, 5 April

London Wasps v Leinster, Adams Park 20.00

Perpignan v Toulouse, Stade Aimé Giral 20.00

Saturday, 6 April

Bath v Stade Francais, Recreation Ground 13.00

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Saturday , October 25
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Scarlets vs LeicesterScarlets vs Leicester Preview
Bath vs ToulouseBath vs Toulouse Preview
Montpellier vs GlasgowMontpellier vs Glasgow Preview
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Leinster 25 - 20 WaspsLeinster vs Wasps Report
Toulon 28 - 18 ScarletsToulon vs Scarlets Report
Ospreys 42 - 7 Benetton TrevisoOspreys vs Benetton Treviso Report
Saturday , October 18
Glasgow 37 - 10 BathGlasgow vs Bath Report
Sale Sharks 26 - 27 MunsterSale Sharks vs Munster Report
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Leicester 25 - 18 UlsterLeicester vs Ulster Report
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1Saracens15
2Munster14
3Sale Sharks11
4Clermont Auvergne11
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1Leinster14
2Harlequins14
3Wasps11
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1Toulon14
2Leicester Tigers14
3Ulster11
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1Glasgow Warriors15
2Toulouse14
3Montpellier11
4Bath10
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1Ospreys15
2Racing Metro Paris14
3Northampton10
4Treviso10