The Anglo-Welsh Sunday showdown between Newcastle Falcons and Cardiff Blues on 11 April will provide the climax to the Amlin Challenge Cup quarter-finals weekend.
ERC, the tournament organisers, today announced the dates, kick-off times and broadcast coverage for the ground-breaking matches in which three Heineken Cup Pool runners-up will contest the Amlin Challenge Cup quarter-finals with the tournament's five Pool winners.
The only match between two Amlin Challenge Cup teams - Connacht Rugby and Bourgoin - will launch the weekend's matches in Galway on Saturday, 10 April.
And British & Irish Lions outside halves Jonny Wilkinson and Stephen Jones could go head-to-head in the south of France on the Saturday night when Toulon take on the Scarlets at Stade Felix-Mayol.
The all-England match between London Wasps and Gloucester Rugby will be the first up on Sunday before quarter-final No 4 at Kingston Park Stadium.
AMLIN CHALLENGE CUP QUARTER-FINALS
(All kick-offs local time)
SATURDAY 10 APRIL
13.00 Connacht v Bourgoin - Eurosport
21.00 Toulon v Scarlets - FR4
SUNDAY 11 APRIL
14.00 London Wasps v Gloucester Rugby - Sky Sports
15.00 Newcastle Falcons v Cardiff Blues
Angus O'Brien has quickly settled into the Wales Sevens squad after solid performances in Hong Kong and Japan. With two rounds remaining in Glasgow and Twickenham on the World Series, WRU TV's Graeme Gillespie chats to the rising star.
Wales winger Luke Morgan has established himself as one of the deadliest finishers on the Sevens World Series. WRU TV's Graeme Gillespie catches up with him on the eve of this weekend's round in Glasgow.
All roads lead to Cardiff on Sunday for the SSE SWALEC Finals Day at the Millennium Stadium. Cambrian Welfare tackle Ystradgynlais in the Bowl final, Ystrad Rhondda play Newcastle Emlyn in the Plate final while defending champions Pontypridd face Bridgend in the Cup final.
WRU Chief Executive Roger Lewis, Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism Ken Skates and WRU Chairman Gareth Davies earlier this week launched a new competition in conjunction with the WRU unveiling its archive room.
Welsh players and management joined Deputy Minister for Sport Ken Skates at the Pierhead Building, Cardiff Bay earlier this week to reveal the Union's pioneering school-club hub initiative has been so successful the project will now almost double the scale of the original project.
The Scarlets, Newport Gwent Dragons, Cardiff Blues and the Ospreys look ahead to Judgement Day III which sees the Blues take on the Ospreys (2.30) and the Dragons tackle the Scarlets (4.45pm) at the Millennium Stadium tomorrow afternoon.
Ystradgynlais and Ynysddu played out a titanic struggle at Taffs Well in the SSE SWALEC Bowl semi-final. At the end of the game neither team could be separated after a 15-15 stalemate but Ystradgynlais go through on try count.
Blues strike first in JD III battle - Newport Gwent Dragons lock Andrew Coombs, WRU referee Dylan Llyr Jones and Cardiff Blues hooker Matthew Rees decide dressing room allocations for Judgement Day III
Wales Under 18 captain Calum Haggett has received a conditional offer to read Biomedical Science at St Anne's College, Oxford. WRU chairman Gareth Davies went to meet Calum and Coleg y Cymoedd Principal Judith Evans to wish him luck in his exams and pass on some of his personal experience.