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Heineken Cup semi-final venues named

01st April 2013 14:13


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First quarter-final: Stade de la Mosson

Montpellier's Stade de la Mosson will stage the first Heineken Cup semi-final while the second game will be at Twickenham or the Aviva Stadium.

The winners of Saturday's quarter-final between Clermont and Montpellier will take on the winners of Harlequins v Munster at the 32,000-capacity Stade de la Mosson in France's Languedoc region on Saturday, 27 April.

If Saracens defeat Ulster in their quarter-final, then they will meet the winners of the Toulon v Leicester Tigers at Twickenham Sunday, 28 April.

If Ulster win, the second semi-final will be played at Dublin's Aviva Stadium.

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

Clermont or Montpellier v Harlequins or Munster
Stade de la Mosson
Kick-off: 18.00 (16.00 GMT)

Sunday, 28 April

Saracens or Ulster v Toulon or Leicester Tigers
Twickenham Stadium or Aviva Stadium
Kick-off: 15.00

Heineken Cup final:
Saturday, 18 May
Aviva Stadium
Kick-off: 17.00

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