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European semi-final fixture dates, venues, kick-off times and TV channels confirmed

The European semi-final fixture dates and venues have now been confirmed the conclusion of the Champions Cup and the Challenge Cup quarter-finals. 

Toulouse’s victory over Exeter means the top seed side will face Harlequins at Le Stadium, the home of Toulouse FC, on Sunday 5th May. This fixture will kick-off at 4pm local time.

Leinster’s win over La Rochelle yesterday ensured they will also have ‘home’ advantage, and it has now been confirmed their semi-final against Northampton Saints will take place at Croke Park on Saturday 4th May. This will kick-off at 5:30pm local time.

Both games will be broadcast across multiple broadcasters, including TNT Sports, beIN Sports and FloRugby. Saturday’s clash in Dublin will also be broadcast on RTE, and Sunday’s match will be live on France TV.

The exact channels for each fixture will be confirmed closer to the date.

The Challenge Cup also has English interest, as Gloucester face Benetton for a spot in the final.

Unlike the Champions Cup, the Challenge Cup sees the highest ranked teams have full hoe advantage; meaning Gloucester will play at Kingsholm on the 4th May.

This will also be broadcast on the same TV channels as the Champions Cup semi-finals.

Investec Champions Cup – semi-final fixture dates, venues, kick-off times and TV coverage

Champions Cup trophy: EPCR

Saturday 4th May:

Leinster (2) vs Northampton Saints (3)

Location: Croke Park, Dublin

Kick-off time: 17.30

TV Channels: RTE / TNT Sports / beIN SPORTS / SuperSport / FloRugby

Sunday 5th May

Toulouse (1) vs Harlequins (5)

Location: Le Stadium, Toulouse

Kick-off time: 16.00

TV Channels: France TV / beIN SPORTS / TNT Sports / SuperSport / ITV / FloRugby

EPCR Challenge Cup – semi-final fixture dates, venues, kick-off times and TV coverage

Challenge Cup trophy Credit: EPCR

Saturday 4th May:

Sharks (1) vs Clermont Auvergne (4)

Location: Twickenham Stoop

Kick-off time: 12.30

TV Channels: TNT Sports / France TV / beIN SPORTS / SuperSport / FloRugby

Gloucester (2) vs Benetton (3)

Location: Kingsholm

Kick-off time: 15.00

TV Channels: TNT Sports / epcrugby.tv / beIN SPORTS / SuperSport / FloRugby