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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WRU TV follows Wales' RWC training squad on day one of their camp in North Wales. The squad were greeted to an official welcome in Colwyn Bay and then headed for an afternoon of team building at ZipWorld