More Heineken Cup attendance records are set to crash when the 10th anniversary season quarter-finals are played on the first weekend of April.
With the prestigious matches still over four weeks away, the collective advance ticket sales are fast approaching six figures with the 2002 / 2003 high of 110,800 sure to be smashed.
Leinster report sales of 45,000 for their 2 April showdown with former double champions Leicester Tigers and the "sold out" signs are set to go up at Lansdowne Road with a capacity 48,500 crowd.
Leinster already hold the quarter-final attendance record with the 46,000 who watched them beat Biarritz Olympique 18-13 at Lansdowne Road two years ago.
Jonny Wilkinson was in Paris yesterday ahead of Newcastle Falcons' trip to Parc des Princes to face Stade Francais Paris with the Parisiens declaring 22,800 tickets had already been snapped up and that the appearance of the England captain can be expected to bring a fresh rush to the box office.
Over 20,000 tickets have gone for Toulouse's clash with Northampton Saints at Le Stadium while Munster expect up to 10,000 of their supporters to descend on San Sebastian for their match against Biarritz Olympique at Estadio Anoeta.
The stadium, home of Spanish soccer giants Real Sociedad, can cater for a crowd of 32,000 and Munster's army of supporters and Biarritz's own fanatical fans are set to make it the biggest rugby union crowd ever witnessed in Spain.
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