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The 2021/22 Heineken Champions Cup Pool Draw has taken place in Lausanne, Switzerland, with some exciting ties to come.
Leinster and Ulster have been draw into Pool A with Munster and Connacht residing in Pool B.
Leinster Rugby Champions Cup fixtures – They face Montpellier once again after drawing them at the pool stage last year.
Leo Cullen and Stuart Lancaster’s men will also come up against Bath Rugby.
🏆 | We will face @BathRugby and @MHR_officiel in the 2021/22 #HeinekenChampionsCup Pool stage. 👊
Read more: https://t.co/UxPsWerUg9#LeinsterRugby #FromTheGroundUp pic.twitter.com/2TuT8U2kvL
— Leinster Rugby (@leinsterrugby) July 21, 2021
Ulster Rugby Champions Cup fixtures – They have some tough fixtures with Jono Gibbes’ ASM Clermont Auvergne and the talent-filled Northampton Saints going head-to-head with Dan McFarland’s side.
𝙎𝙚𝙚 𝙮𝙤𝙪 𝙨𝙤𝙤𝙣! 👋
Ulster will face @ASMOfficiel and @SaintsRugby in Pool A of the 2021-22 #HeinekenChampionsCup 👊#SUFTUM ⚪️🔴 https://t.co/vyiCDpvegE
— Ulster Rugby (@UlsterRugby) July 21, 2021
Munster will face French side Castres Olympique and Gallagher Premiership team Wasps in their pool games.
🇮🇪 Munster will face 🇫🇷 @CastresRugby and 🏴 @WaspsRugby in Pool B of the 2021/22 @ChampionsCup.
Full details ⤵️#HeinekenChampionsCup #SUAF 🔴
— Munster Rugby (@Munsterrugby) July 21, 2021
Finally, Connacht will have a trip to England to play Leicester Tigers and will also play Stade Francais in their group games.
CONFIRMED | We will face 🏴 @LeicesterTigers and 🇫🇷 @SFParisRugby in Pool B in next season's @ChampionsCup 🔥
Fixtures details to be confirmed in due course. pic.twitter.com/WxwVm5oHEB
— Connacht Rugby (@connachtrugby) July 21, 2021
POOL A (with opponents in brackets)
Stade Rochelais (Bath Rugby, Glasgow Warriors)
Exeter Chiefs (Montpellier Hérault Rugby, Glasgow Warriors)
Leinster Rugby (Montpellier Hérault Rugby, Bath Rugby)
Racing 92 (Northampton Saints, Ospreys)
Sale Sharks (ASM Clermont Auvergne, Ospreys)
Ulster Rugby (ASM Clermont Auvergne, Northampton Saints)
ASM Clermont Auvergne (Sale Sharks, Ulster Rugby)
Northampton Saints (Racing 92, Ulster Rugby)
Ospreys (Racing 92, Sale Sharks)
Montpellier Hérault Rugby (Exeter Chiefs, Leinster Rugby)
Bath Rugby (Stade Rochelais, Leinster Rugby)
Glasgow Warriors (Stade Rochelais, Exeter Chiefs)
POOL B (with opponents in brackets)
Stade Toulousain (Wasps, Cardiff Rugby)
Harlequins (Castres Olympique, Cardiff Rugby)
Munster Rugby (Castres Olympique, Wasps)
Union Bordeaux-Bègles (Leicester Tigers, Scarlets)
Bristol Bears (Stade Français Paris, Scarlets)
Connacht Rugby (Stade Français Paris, Leicester Tigers)
Stade Français Paris (Bristol Bears, Connacht Rugby)
Leicester Tigers (Union Bordeaux-Bègles, Connacht Rugby)
Scarlets (Union Bordeaux-Bègles, Bristol Bears)
Castres Olympique (Harlequins, Munster Rugby)
Wasps (Stade Toulousain, Munster Rugby)
Cardiff Rugby (Stade Toulousain, Harlequins)
Round 1 – 10/11/12 December
Round 2 – 17/18/19 December
Round 3 – 14/15/16 January 2022
Round 4 – 21/22/23 January 2022
Round of 16 (1st leg) – 8/9/10 April 2022
Round of 16 (2nd leg) – 15/16/17 April 2022
Quarter-finals – 6/7/8 May 2022
Semi-finals – 13/14/15 May 2022
Challenge Cup final – Friday 27 May 2022; Stade Vélodrome, Marseille
Heineken Champions Cup final – Saturday 28 May 2022; Stade Vélodrome, Marseille