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
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