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Richie McCormack
Richie McCormack

15.40 4 Dec 2019


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Ulster will be early risers in round 5 of this season's Heineken Champions Cup. 

Dan McFarland's side will face Clermont Auvergne at the Stade Marcel-Michelin on Saturday January 11 with the Pool 3 game having a 1pm kick-off Irish time.

The exact dates and kick-off times for each of the round 5 pool fixtures have been revealed.

Ulster won the reverse fixture 18-13 at Kingspan Stadium on Friday November 22.

Also on January 11, Connacht will welcome Toulouse to the Sportsground with a 3.15 start to the Pool 5 clash.

Leinster and Munster will both see action on Sunday January 12.

Last season's beaten finalists will face Lyon at the RDS with a 1pm kick-off.

While Munster go to La Defense Arena to face Racing 92 in Pool 4 with a 3.15pm start time.

Having been delayed by this year's Rugby World Cup, the EPCR have confirmed the 2020/21 Heineken Champions Cup and the European Challenge Cup will get underway in October next year.

Rounds 3 and 4 of the pool games will be played in December of 2020, with rounds 5 and 6 in January of 2021.

As previously confirmed, the 2021 Challenge Cup and Heineken Champions Cup finals will be staged at the 62,000-capacity Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London on Friday 21 and Saturday 22 May.

EPCR weekends – 2020/21 season
Round 1: 16/17/18 October 2020
Round 2: 23/24/25 October 2020
Round 3: 11/12/13 December 2020
Round 4: 18/19/20 December 2020
Round 5: 15/16/17 January 2021
Round 6: 22/23/24 January 2021
Quarter-finals: 2/3/4 April 2021
Semi-finals: 30 April – 1/2 May 2021

2021 finals – Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London
Challenge Cup final – Friday 21 May
Heineken Champions Cup final – Saturday 22 May


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