Connacht Rugby and RC Toulon will open European club rugby's prestigious semi-finals weekend when they meet in the first of the Amlin Challenge Cup semi-finals at the Galway Sportsground on Friday, 30 April.
ERC, the tournament organisers, today announced the confirmed dates, kick-off times and broadcast coverage with former tournament winners London Wasps meeting Cardiff Blues at Adams Park on Saturday, 1 May.
AMLIN CHALLENGE CUP 2010 SEMI-FINALS
(Kick-offs LOCAL time)
FRIDAY 30 APRIL
Connacht Rugby v RC Toulon - 19.45 - Galway Sportsground - Sky Sports / FR4
SATURDAY 1 MAY
London Wasps v Cardiff Blues - 18.00 - Adams Park - Sky Sports / Eurosport France
As part of the build-up to next month's Cardiff 2014 Heineken Cup and Amlin Challenge Cup finals weekend, ERC has joined forces with the WRU, Cardiff Blues and adidas to develop an annual grassroots community rugby programme targeting young players.
The Ulster Rugby full back, Jared Payne (No 15), has been suspended for two (2) weeks following an independent Disciplinary Hearing in Dublin arising from the Heineken Cup quarter-final match against Saracens at Ravenhill Stadium on Saturday, 5 April.