EPCR have announced the dates, times and venues of the European Rugby Challenge Cup, season 2018/19

 

17.08.2018

Following today’s EPCR official announcement of the order, the dates, times and venues of the 2018/19 Heineken Cup and Challenge Cup fixtures, Timisoara Saracens have learned that they will be hosting Dragons Rugby, ASM Clermont Auvergne and Northampton Saints in October and December 2018.

 

 

Romania’s Champions will kick off the European 2018/19 season as hosts of the Welsh from Dragons Rugby, in the first round of the Challenge Cup, scheduled for October 13th 2018, while in the following week, the Lions will travel to France to meet ASM Clermont Auvergne in Round 2.

 

In December, Timișoara will host the French side in Round 3, scheduled on December 8th, while the following Saturday they will welcome the English side Northampton Saints.

 

The last two Challenge Cup rounds from Wales and England will be left for the month of January of next year, Timisoara Saracens travelling first to Newport for Round 5, scheduled on January 11th 2019 and then to Northampton for the last round of this season’s European Rugby Challenge Cup.

 

Here is POOL 1’s full fixture schedule:

 

ROUND 1:

13.10.2018 – Timișoara Saracens v Dragons – Dan Păltinișanu Stadium – KO 14:30

13.10.2018 – Northampton Saints v ASM Clermont Auvergne – Franklin’s Gardens – KO 15:00

 

ROUND 2:

19.10.2018 – Dragons v Northampton Saints – Rodney Parade – ora 19:30

20.10.2018 – ASM Clermont Auvergne v Timișoara Saracens – Stade Marcel-Michelin – KO 16:00

 

ROUND 3:

08.12.2018 – Timișoara Saracens v ASM Clermont Auvergne – Dan Păltinișanu Stadium – KO 14:30

08.12.2018 – Northampton Saints v Dragons - Franklin’s Gardens – KO 15:00

 

ROUND 4:

15.12.2018 Timișoara Saracens v Northampton Saints – Dan Păltinișanu Stadium – KO 14:30

15.12.2018 – ASM Clermont Auvergne v Dragons – Stade Marchel-Michelin – KO 14:00

 

ROUND 5:

11.01.2019 – Dragons v Timișoara Saracens – Rodney Parade – KO 19:30

12.01.2019 – ASM Clermont Auvergne v Northampton Saints – Stade Marcel-Michelin – KO 21:00

 

ROUND 6:

18.01.2019 – Northampton Saints v Timișoara Saracens – Franklin’s Gardens – KO 19:45

18.01.2019 – Dragons v ASM Clermont Auvergne – Rodney Parade – KO 19:45

 

The full fixture schedule of the 2018/19 European Rugby Challenge Cup can be found here.

 
 
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