Following the draws for the semi-final matches in the 2020/21 Champions Cup and Challenge Cup which were held today (Sunday 11 April) at BT Sport’s studios in London, EPCR has confirmed the high-profile fixtures.
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La Rochelle v Leinster Rugby, Stade Marcel Deflandre
Toulouse v Bordeaux-Bègles, Stade Ernest Wallon
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Leicester Tigers v Ulster Rugby, Mattioli Woods Welford Road
Bath Rugby v Montpellier, The Recreation Ground
The matches will be played on the weekend of 30 April-1/2 May and the exact dates, kick-off times and TV coverage will be announced shortly. The countries and venues for this season’s finals will be decided by EPCR at a later date.
The following were the key principles of the draws:
- The draws will be ‘open’ with no restrictions regarding league affiliation or nationality
- The first club drawn in each tournament will have home venue advantage in Semi-final 1 and the second club drawn will play away in Semi-final 1
- The third club drawn will have home venue advantage in Semi-final 2 and the fourth club drawn will play away in Semi-final 2
- The matches will be played on the weekend of 30 April – 1/2 May
- The draws will be for the semi-final matches only, and the countries and venues for this season’s finals will be decided by EPCR at a later date