Warriors learn Euro draw fate

Worcester Warriors have been handed the final two dates for action as the European Challenge Cup reaches an exciting climax in the pool stages.

The dates and kick-off times for the final two Rounds of the tournament have been announced by ERC, the tournament organisers.

Warriors, top of Pool 2, will travel to Montauban on Friday, January 11 with a 6.30pm locl time kick off.


And the Sixways side will complete the pool stages with a home game against Bucuresti on Saturday, January 19 with a 3pm kick-off.


The five Pool winners (ranked 1 to 5) and three best runners-up (ranked 6, 7 and 8) qualify for the quarter-finals with the top four ranked sides earning home advantage for the matches on the weekend of 4 / 5 / 6 April, 2008.


EUROPEAN CHALLENGE CUP 2007 / 2008 – (All kick-offs LOCAL time)


ROUND 5


FRIDAY 11 JANUARY, 2008
Pool 2 Montauban v Worcester Warriors   18.30
Pool 3 Brive v Newcastle Falcons    19.00 FR4 / Sky Sports
Pool 4 Sale Sharks v Petrarca Rugby   19.45
Pool 5 Leeds Carnegie v Dax    20.00


SATURDAY 12 JANUARY, 2008
Pool 1 Auch v Albi      17.30
Pool 1 Overmach Rugby Parma v Bath Rugby  15.00
Pool 2 Bucuresti v GRAN Parma    13.00
Pool 4 Bayonne v Montpellier    20.45 Eurosport France/Sky Sports
Pool 5 Rugby Calvisano v Castres Olympique  15.00


SUNDAY 13 JANUARY, 2008
Pool 3 Cetransa El Salvador v Connacht Rugby 12.30


ROUND 6


THURSDAY 17 JANUARY, 2008
Pool 5 Castres Olympique v Leeds Carnegie  20.45 FR4 / Sky Sports


FRIDAY 18 JANUARY, 2008
Pool 3 Connacht Rugby v Brive    18.30
Pool 5 Dax v Rugby Calvisano    19.00


SATURDAY 19 JANUARY, 2008
Pool 1 Albi v Overmach Rugby Parma   19.30
Pool 1 Bath Rugby v Auch     14.15
Pool 2 Worcester Warriors v Bucuresti   15.00
Pool 2 GRAN Parma v Montauban   15.00
Pool 4 Petrarca Rugby v Bayonne   15.00
Pool 4 Montpellier v Sale Sharks    20.45 Eurosport France/Sky Sports


SUNDAY 20 JANUARY, 2008
Pool 3 Newcastle Falcons v Cetransa El Salvador 15.00