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European quarter-finals confirmed

19th January 2014 17:06

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Mako Vunipola

Meeting again: Ulster & Saracens

Ulster, Clermont, Toulon and Munster will host Heineken Cup quarter-finals on the weekend of 4, 5 and 6 April.

Toulouse missed out on a home quarter-final after both Munster and Clermont secured bonus point wins on Sunday to book their home spots.

Saracens will travel to Ulster in a repeat of last year's quarter-final, with three-time champions Leinster on the road against last season's victors Toulon.

Leicester Tigers will be charged with trying to bring Clermont's unbeaten streak at home to an end should it stretch into the beginning of April, a run that currently stands at 71 games.

Finally, Munster will play host to four-time champions Toulouse who are likely to be without the services of inspirational skipper Thierry Dusautoir.

The semi-final draw has also been made, with Ulster/Saracens and Toulon/Leinster set to play at home.

Dates to be confirmed

Heineken Cup quarter-finals:

Ulster v Saracens
Clermont v Leicester
Toulon v Leinster
Munster v Toulouse

Semi-final Draw:

Ulster-Saracens v Clermont-Leicester
Toulon-Leinster v Munster-Toulouse


Meanwhile in the Challenge Cup three teams drop down from the Heineken Cup to compete in the quarter-finals - Gloucester, Harlequins and Northampton.

Bath will host Brive after finishing as top seeds, with Gloucester travelling to London Wasps in the first of two all-Premiership affairs.

Harlequins will travel on the road to Paris to take on Stade Franšais, with Sale hosting Northampton.

The semi-final draw has also been made, with London Wasps/Gloucester and Sale Sharks/Northampton Saints set to play at home.

Dates to be confirmed

Amlin Challenge Cup quarter-finals:

Bath v Brive
London Wasps v Gloucester
Stade Franšais v Harlequins
Sale Sharks v Northampton Saints

Semi-final Draw:

London Wasps-Gloucester v Bath-Brive
Sale Sharks-Northampton Saints v Stade Franšais-Harlequins

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