Rugby’s European Champions Cup draw to place on June 10th

Draw for Challenge Cup will also be carried out in Switzerland

Tom Varndell of Wasps attacks during the European Rugby Champions Cup play-off against Stade Francais  in Paris, France. Photograph:   Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images

Tom Varndell of Wasps attacks during the European Rugby Champions Cup play-off against Stade Francais in Paris, France. Photograph: Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images

 

The draw for the pool stages of the inaugural European Rugby Champions Cup will take place on June 10th. The newly-formed European Professional Club Rugby (EPCR) confirmed this afternoon that the draw will be staged in Switzerland, the new headquarters of European rugby, at Stade de la Maladiere in Neuchâtel.

The opening stages of the new Challenge Cup will also be decided on the day.

Leinster, Munster and Ulster will be in the main draw, while Connacht will be in the pot for the Challenge Cup.

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