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Dates announced for Chiefs European fixtures

Defending champions will face Lyon on April 3

Exeter Chiefs will continue the defence of their Champions Cup title when they host Lyon at Sandy Park on Saturday, 3 April following the announcement today (Tuesday, 16 March) of the exact dates, venues and kick-off times in Round 16 of the 2020/21 tournament.

Exeter’s clash with the TOP 14 club, who have reached the knockout stage for the first time, will kick off at 17:30 - and it will be part of BT Sport’s live coverage of all eight high-profile fixtures.

The quarter-finals will be played on the weekend of 9/10/11 April and the exact dates and kick-off times for the matches will be announced as soon as practicable, says European Rugby. 

*ROUND OF 16
(All kick-off times are local)

Friday 2 April
Leinster Rugby v RC Toulon – RDS Arena (17.30)
Gloucester Rugby v La Rochelle – Kingsholm (20.00)

Saturday 3 April
Wasps v ASM Clermont Auvergne – Ricoh Arena (12.30)
Munster Rugby v Toulouse – Thomond Park (15.00)
Exeter Chiefs v Lyon – Sandy Park (17.30)

Sunday 4 April 
Racing 92 v Edinburgh Rugby – Paris La Défense Arena (13.30)
Bordeaux-Bègles v Bristol Bears – Stade Chaban-Delmas (16.00)
Scarlets v Sale Sharks – Parc y Scarlets (17.30)

*Fixtures subject to approval by authorities in the relevant territories

QUARTER-FINALS
(Weekend 9/10/11 April – first-named winners at home)
Winner Exeter Chiefs/Lyon v Winner Leinster/RC Toulon
Winner Wasps/Clermont v Winner Munster/Toulouse 
Winner Gloucester/La Rochelle v Winner Scarlets/Sale Sharks
Winner Bordeaux-Bègles/Bristol Bears v Winner Racing 92/Edinburgh 

Semi-finals: 30 April – 1/2 May
Challenge Cup final: Friday, 21 May
Heineken Champions Cup final: Saturday, 22 May

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