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Published: 13:43 | 17/8/18

Leinster's Champions Cup opener live on BT Sport


Leinster begin the defence of their Champions Cup title against Wasps in Pool One at the RDS Arena on Friday, 12 October, live on BT Sport on the eir sport pack.

Leinster followed in the footsteps of Toulouse to became only the second club in history to win the tournament for a fourth time when they beat Racing 92 15-12 in the 2018 Champions Cup final in Bilbao. 

Munster begin their European campaign Pool Two against Premiership side Exeter Chiefs at Sandy Park on Saturday, 13 October [kick off 3.15pm], while Ulster's opening Pool Four match against Leicester Tigers at the Kingspan Stadium will be shown later the same evening [kick off 5.30pm], with both matches live on BT Sport on the eir sport pack. Subscribe here

Connacht will begin their European Challenge Cup campaign against Bordeaux-Begles at the Sportsground on Saturday, 13 October, and will also face Sale Sharks and Paddy Jackson's Perpignan in Pool Three.

Round one

Friday, 12 October – Leinster v Wasps, 7.45pm

Saturday, 13 October – Exeter v Munster, 3.15pm

Saturday, 13 October – Ulster v Leicester, 5.30pm

Round two

Saturday, 20 October – Munster v Gloucester, 1.00pm

Saturday, 20 October – Racing 92 v Ulster, 6.30pm

Sunday, 21 October – Toulouse v Leinster, 4.15pm

Round three

Friday, 7 December – Scarlets v Ulster, 7.45pm

Saturday, 8 December – Bath v Leinster, 3.15pm

Sunday, 9 December – Munster v Castres, 1pm

Round four 

Friday, 14 December – Ulster v Scarlets, 7.45pm

Saturday, 15 December – Leinster v Bath, 5.30pm

Saturday, 15 December – Castres v Munster, 6.30pm

Round five

Friday, 11 January – Gloucester v Munster, 7.45pm

Saturday, 12 January – Leinster v Toulouse, 1pm

Saturday, 12 January – Ulster v Racing 92, 3.15pm

Round Six 

Saturday, 19 January – Leicester v Ulster, 3.15pm

Saturday, 19 January – Munster v Exeter Chiefs, 5.30pm

Sunday, 20 January – Wasps v Leinster, 3.15pm

Quarter-finals: 29/30/31 March 2019

Semi-finals: 19/20/21 April 2019

2019 Newcastle finals
Challenge Cup final: Friday, 10 May, St James’ Park, 7.45pm
Heineken Champions Cup final: Saturday, 11 May, St James’ Park, 5pm

Image: Inpho/Billy Stickland

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