European Champions Cup Quarter and Semi-Final Details

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Updated: January 23, 2017
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Following six rounds of action, the qualifiers for the 2016-17 Champions Cup quarter-finals and their rankings at the conclusion of the pool stage are as follows:

1 ASM Clermont Auvergne (winner Pool 5 – 26 points)
2 Munster Rugby (winner Pool 1 – 24 points)
3 Saracens (winner Pool 3 – 24 points)
4 Leinster Rugby (winner Pool 4 – 23 points)
5 Wasps (winner Pool 2 – 22 points)
6 Glasgow Warriors (best pool runner-up – 19 points)
7 Toulouse (second best pool runner-up – 18 points)
8 RC Toulon (third best pool runner-up – 16 points)

The quarter-final matches to be played on 31 March / 1/2 April are as follows:

QF 1: (1) ASM Clermont Auvergne v RC Toulon (8)
QF 2: (4) Leinster Rugby v Wasps (5)
QF 3: (3) Saracens v Glasgow Warriors (6)
QF 4: (2) Munster Rugby v Toulouse (7)

Exact dates, kick-off times and venues for the matches will be confirmed later this week.

The format for the semi-final matches in the competition recognises performances by clubs during the pool stage as well as the achievement of winning a quarter-final match away from home.

The semi-final matches will be played at venues designated by EPCR, and the following clubs will have home country advantage in their respective matches:

Semi-final 1
If ASM Clermont Auvergne (ranked No 1) and Leinster Rugby (ranked No 4) win their quarter-finals, Clermont will have home country advantage
If ASM Clermont Auvergne (ranked No 1) and Wasps (ranked No 5) win their quarter-finals, Wasps will have home country advantage
If RC Toulon (ranked No 8) and Leinster Rugby (ranked No 4) win their quarter-finals, Toulon will have home country advantage
If RC Toulon (ranked No 8) and Wasps (ranked No 5) win their quarter-finals,Wasps will have home country advantage

Semi-final 2
If Saracens (ranked No 3) and Munster Rugby (ranked No 2) win their quarter-finals, Munster will have home country advantage
If Saracens (ranked No 3) and Toulouse (ranked No 7) win their quarter-finals,Toulouse will have home country advantage
If Glasgow Warriors (ranked No 6) and Munster Rugby (ranked No 2) win their quarter-finals, Glasgow will have home country advantage
If Glasgow Warriors (ranked No 6) and Toulouse (ranked No 7) win their quarter-finals, Glasgow will have home country advantage

Semi-finals: 21/22/23 April
2017 Champions Cup final: Saturday, 13 May; BT Murrayfield (17.00)

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