Racing 92 v Leinster set for Le Havre

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EPCR this morning confirmed the full 2022/23 Champions Cup group stage fixture dates, kick-off times, venues and TV coverage, including the venue for the December clash between Leinster Rugby and Racing 92 in France.

EPCR had already confirmed this week that BT Sport, along with RTÉ, ITV and S4C, had all agreed multi-year partnerships for the new broadcast cycle in Ireland and the UK.

BT Sport, a partner since 2015, has re-engaged as main broadcaster in Ireland and the UK until the end of the 2023/24 season.

Additionally, RTÉ has ​​joined Ireland in providing free coverage.

RTÉ has ​​already confirmed that it will show Leinster Rugby’s two home games in the pool stages of the 2022/23 Heineken Champions Cup free-to-air on RTÉ2 television and on RTÉ Player.

The deals with RTÉ and ITV, which will see each broadcaster cover one Heineken Champions Cup match per round in Ireland and the UK – including the final – in the clear, will also continue until the end of the 2023 season. /24. season.

Click on HERE for full matches of the group stage of the Champions Cup 2022/23.

Leinster Rugby begin their campaign on Saturday December 10 against three-time runners-up Racing 92 in Pool A and that match will be shown on BT Sport. The match will be played at the Stade Océane with a capacity of 25,000 seats in Le Havre.

On Friday 16 December 2022, at 8pm, Leinster Rugby will host Gloucester Rugby at the RDS Arena for the Round 2, Pool A tie (live on RTÉ TV).

After the Christmas break, on Saturday 14 January 2023 it’s the second leg, as Leinster visit Kingsholm Stadium to take on Gloucester with a 1pm kick-off (live on ITV).

The following Saturday, the final match of the group stages sees Leinster host Racing 92 at the Aviva Stadium with a 3.15pm start (live on RTÉ).

Ticketing information will be emailed to season ticket holders initially with a public sale thereafter.

key dates 2022/23

Round 1 – 9/10/11 December 2022
Round 2 – 16/17/18 December 2022
Round 3 – 13/14/15 January 2023
Round 4 – 20/21/22 January 2023

Round of 16 – March 31 – April 1/2, 2023

Quarter-finals – 7/8/9 April 2023

Semi-finals – 28/29/30 April 2023

EPCR Challenge Cup Final – Friday May 19, 2023; Aviva Stadium, Dublin
Heineken Champions Cup Final – Saturday May 20, 2023; Aviva Stadium, Dublin

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