The Wesh sides who took part in the British & Irish Cup may have been eliminated, but the competition is now at the semi-final stage, with an Engish-Irish final on the cards
The draw for the semi finals of the British & Irish Cup took place in Cardiff this morning as follows:
Semi final 1: Munster v Ulster
Semi final 2: Cornish Pirates v Doncaster Knights
The semi finals will take place on the weekend of April 23-25
The winner of semi final 2 will have home advantage in the final, which will take place on Sunday, May 16 at 6pm, live on Sky Sports HD.
British & Irish Cup Tournament Director Terry Burwell said: "We now have two mouth watering semi finals for players, coaches and supporters of these clubs and provinces. There will also be an Anglo Irish final live on Sky Sports HD which will further showcase this exciting new cross-border competition."
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