Big Day For Irish Sides In Champions And Challenge Cups

Written 4 days ago by Midlands Sport


Today is a pivotal day with several important games down for decision.

Leinster have Toulouse as visitors to the RDS at 1pm in Pool 1. The French side beat the defending champions in the reverse fixture in France and Leinster will be fielding without Rob Kearney, Johnny Sexton, Robbie Henshaw and Devin Toner. However, Mullingar’s Conor O’Brien is included in the Leinster replacements. Kick off is at 1pm.

Ulster face a tough test at 3.15pm at Kingspan Stadium when Racing ’92 are the visitors in Pool 4. Rory Best is back to captain the team.

In the Challenge Cup Connacht have Sale Sharks at The Sportsground in Pool 3 at 3pm. The English Premiership side beat Connacht in the reverse fixture. Bundee Aki, Tiernan O’Halloran and Jarrad Butler all return to the home side line-up for the match.