The fixtures, dates, venues and kick-off times for Rounds 1 and 2 of the inaugural European Rugby Champions Cup and the European Rugby Challenge Cup will be announced on Thursday at 2.00pm by organisers EPCR.
The fixtures for Rounds 3 to 6 will also be confirmed.
The new-look tournaments feature clubs which have qualified for the first time on merit from their respective domestic leagues - Aviva Premiership Rugby, the Top 14 and the Guinness PRO12.
The pool stages of both tournaments will be played over six weekends - two in October, two in December and two in January 2015. (See below). The quarter-finals will be played on the weekend of 3/4/5 April, the semi-finals on 17/18/19 April, and the finals on the weekend of 1/2 May 2015.
Pool stage weekends
Round 1: 16/17/18/19 October 2014
Round 2: 23/24/25/26 October 2014
Round 3: 4/5/6/7 December 2014
Round 4: 11/12/13/14 December 2014
Round 5: 15/16/17/18 January 2015
Round 6: 22/23/24/25 January 2015
Knockout stage weekends
Quarter-finals: 3/4/5 April 2015
Semi-finals: 17/18/19 April 2015
Finals: 1/2 May 2015
The brand new season starts this weekend. Have you got your season ticket yet? We have some great deals available for the forthcoming season. We have a few prime seats left in both the East and West Stands, and we also have a Direct Debit facility available. If you would like more information please call 08444-994-994 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will call you back.
Here are the fixtures for the new season http://www.salesharks.com/rugby/matchcentre/fixtures.php
THE ONLY WAY YOU CAN GUARANTEE YOUR PLACE AT THE HOME GROUP GAMES IN THE EUROPEAN RUGBY CHAMPIONS CUP IS TO BUY A SEASON TICKET.
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Sale Sharks beat Gloucester at the AJ Bell Stadium knowing the win would keep up the pressure on the leading pack and help keep the clubs hopes alive to earn a place in the elite European Competition next term.
Sale Sharks entertain Gloucester at the AJ Bell Stadium on Sunday afternoon (kick off 2pm) knowing that a win will keep up the pressure on the leading pack and help earn a place in the elite European Competition next term.
Sale Sharks have re-scheduled the fans evening, and the new date is Tuesday 5th May at the AJ Bell Stadium, starting at 5-30pm for dressing room tours, club shop and ticket office with the players in attendance from 7pm.