Heineken Cup Quarter & Semi final line ups

Now that Round 6 of the Heineken Cup has been played the line ups for the quarter finals have been confirmed.

David Lemi’s try in the last minute of play at Adams Park denied Toulouse victory and pushes Northampton Saints into the top seed.

Northampton Saints won all six of their group games and finished top seeds
but they may have to switch the tie from Franklin’s Gardens to a larger stadium
(most likely Milton Keynes) with a minimum 15,000 capacity.

More to follow.

The Heineken Cup Quarter-Finals are as follows.

(Matches to be played over the weekend of April 8/9/10)

Northampton v Ulster
Leinster v Leicester
Perpignan v Toulon
Biarritz v Toulouse

In the draw for home advantage for the Semi-finals the two English clubs came out well as both will have home advantage if they win their respective matches.

Semi-final draw

(Matches to be played over the weekend of 30 April / 1 May, 2011)

Leinster/Leicester Tigers vs Biarritz/Toulouse

Northampton Saints/Ulster vs Perpignan/Toulon

The three Heineken Cup Pool runners-up who have qualified for the Amlin Challenge
Cup 2010 / 2011 quarter-finals are:

1 London Wasps (Third best Pool runner-up)
2 ASM Clermont Auvergne (Fourth best Pool runner-up)
3 Munster (Fifth best Pool runner-up)

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