2022/23 EPCR Pool Stage Fixture Dates Confirmed
EPCR have now confirmed the dates and times for the 2022/23 Heineken Champions Cup.
Sarries will open their campaign at home to Edinburgh on Sunday 11th December, before heading to Lyon the following Saturday for Round Two.
They will then welcome Lyon to StoneX for a night game on Saturday 14th January, and round off the pool stages in the Scottish capital eight days later.
The Men in Black are back in the top tier of European rugby this season, a competition that they have won three times in 2016, 2017 and 2019.
With BT Sport, SuperSport and beIN SPORTS broadcasting every match live in EPCR’s flagship tournament, the 2022/23 season which features the historic inclusion of the leading South African clubs is set to raise the bar even higher for professional club rugby.
HEINEKEN CHAMPIONS CUP - 2022/23
- 24 elite clubs
- Two pools of 12
- Four pool stage rounds
- Eight highest-ranked clubs from each pool qualify for the knockout stage
- Ninth and 10th ranked clubs from each pool qualify for the EPCR Challenge Cup
- Knockout stage: Round of 16, quarter-finals, semi-finals and final
Saracens Pool Fixtures:
Round One - Saracens v Edinburgh - Sunday 11th December - 15:15 KO - StoneX Stadium
Round Two - Lyon v Saracens - Saturday 17th December - 15:15 KO - Matmut Stadium
Round Three - Saracens v Lyon - Saturday 14th January - 20:00 KO - StoneX Stadium
Round Four - Edinburgh v Saracens - Sunday 22nd January - 17:30 KO - DAM Health Stadium
2022/23 Key Dates:
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 – 31 March - 1/2 April 2023
Quarter-finals – 7/8/9 April 2023
Semi-finals – 28/29/30 April 2023
EPCR Challenge Cup final – Friday 19 May 2023; Aviva Stadium, Dublin
Heineken Champions Cup final – Saturday 20 May 2023; Aviva Stadium, Dublin