Dan Biggar returns from injury to start for Saints

Date published: April 9 2021

There is more Challenge Cup quarter-final action set to take place on Saturday with Leicester Tigers, Montpellier and Northampton hosting Newcastle Falcons, Benetton and Ulster respectively.

Leicester Tigers v Newcastle Falcons

The teams:

Leicester: 15 Freddie Steward, 14 Harry Potter, 13 Matias Moroni, 12 Matt Scott, 11 Kini Murimurivalu, 10 Johnny McPhillips, 9 Richard Wigglesworth (c), 8 Hanro Liebenberg, 7 Tommy Reffell, 6 George Martin, 5 Cameron Henderson, 4 Harry Wells, 3 Joe Heyes, 2 Charlie Clare, 1 Luan de Bruin
Replacements: 16 Tom Youngs, 17 Ellis Genge, 18 Dan Cole, 19 Tomas Lavanini, 20 Jasper Wiese, 21 Jack van Poortvliet, 22 George Ford, 23 Dan Kelly

Newcastle: 15 Tom Penny, 14 George Wacokecoke, 13 Matias Orlando, 12 Peter Lucock, 11 Ben Stevenson, 10 Brett Connon, 9 Micky Young, 8 Callum Chick, 7 Mark Wilson (c), 6 Will Welch, 5 Sean Robinson, 4 Greg Peterson, 3 Logovi’i Mulipola, 2 George McGuigan, 1 Trevor Davison
Replacements: 16 Jamie Blamire, 17 Kyle Cooper, 18 Mark Tampin, 19 Rob Farrar, 20 Gary Graham, 21 Louis Schreuder, 22 Joel Matavesi, 23 Cooper Vuna

Venue: Welford Road
Kick-off: 12:30 BST (11:30 GMT)
Referee: Romain Poite (France)
Assistant referees: Wayne Barnes (England), Craig Maxwell-Keys (England)
TMO: Denis Grenouillet (France)

Montpellier v Benetton

The teams:

Montpellier: 15 Anthony Bouthier, 14 Julien Tisseron, 13 Paul Vallée, 12 Yvan Reilhac, 11 Gabriel N’gandebe, 10 Alex Lozowski, 9 Benoit Paillaugue, 8 Caleb Timu, 7 Samuel Maximin, 6 Fulgence Ouedraogo (c), 5 Paul Willemse, 4 Bastien Chalureau, 3 Titi Lamositele, 2 Youri Delhommel, 1 Enzo Forletta
Replacements: 16 Bismarck du Plessis, 17 Robert Rodgers, 18 Antoine Guillamon, 19 Tyler Duguid, 20 Yacouba Camara, 21 Cobus Reinach, 22 Vincent Martin, 23 Martin Devergie

Benetton: 15 Jayden Hayward, 14 Angelo Esposito, 13 Juan Ignacio Brex, 12 Luca Morisi, 11 Monty Ioane, 10 Paolo Garbisi, 9 Dewaldt Duvenage (c), 8 Toa Halafihi, 7 Michele Lamaro, 6 Sebastian Negri, 5 Eli Snyman, 4 Ira Herbst, 3 Tiziano Pasquali, 2 Corniel Els, 1 Nicola Quaglio
Replacements: 16 Gianmarco Lucchesi, 17 Thomas Gallo, 18 Ivan Nemer, 19 Niccolò Cannone, 20 Federico Ruzza, 21 Manuel Zuliani, 22 Luca Petrozzi, 23 Tommaso Allan

Venue: GGL Stadium
Kick-off: 21:00 local (20:00 BST, 19:00 GMT)
Referee: Karl Dickson (England)
Assistant referees: Maxime Chalon (France), Laurent Cardona (France)
TMO: Trevor Fisher (England)

Northampton Saints v Ulster

The teams:

Northampton: 15 Tommy Freeman, 14 Ollie Sleightholme, 13 Rory Hutchinson, 12 Piers Francis, 11 Taqele Naiyaravoro, 10 Dan Biggar, 9 Alex Mitchell, 8 Teimana Harrison, 7 Lewis Ludlam, 6 Nick Isiekwe, 5 Alex Coles, 4 David Ribbans, 3 Paul Hill, 2 Sam Matavesi, 1 Alex Waller (c)
Replacements: 16 Mikey Haywood, 17 Nick Auterac, 18 Ehren Painter, 19 Alex Moon, 20 Tom Wood, 21 Tom James, 22 Ahsee Tuala, 23 Fraser Dingwall

Ulster: 15 Michael Lowry, 14 Rob Baloucoune, 13 James Hume, 12 Stuart McCloskey, 11 Jacob Stockdale, 10 Billy Burns, 9 John Cooney, 8 Nick Timoney, 7 Jordi Murphy (c), 6 Sean Reidy, 5 Kieran Treadwell, 4 Alan O’Connor, 3 Marty Moore, 2 Rob Herring, 1 Eric O’Sullivan
Replacements: 16 John Andrew, 17 Andy Warwick, 18 Tom O’Toole, 19 Cormac Izuchukwu, 20 Matt Rea, 21 Alby Mathewson, 22 Ian Madigan, 23 Ethan McIlroy

Venue: Franklin’s Gardens
Kick-off: 20:00 BST (19:00 GMT)
Referee: Alexandre Ruiz (France)
Assistant referees: Jack Makepeace (England), Jonathan Healy (England)
TMO: Patrick Dellac (France)