Peter Allan (Scotland) will get European Challenge Cup semi-final action underway Peter Allan (Scotland) will get European Challenge Cup semi-final action underway on Friday, 25 April (20.00).
Peter Allan (Scotland) will get European Challenge Cup semi-final action underway when he takes charge of the first of the all-England contests between Worcester Warriors and Newcastle Falcons at Sixways Stadium on Friday, 25 April (20.00).
French referee Christophe Berdos will referee the Saturday clash between Bath Rugby and Sale Sharks at the Recreation Ground (12.30).
EUROPEAN CHALLENGE CUP 2008 SEMI-FINALS
(Kick-offs LOCAL time)
FRIDAY 25 APRIL
WORCESTER WARRIORS v NEWCASTLE FALCONS
20.00 - Sixways Stadium - Peter Allan (Scotland) - Sky Sports
SATURDAY 26 APRIL
BATH RUGBY v SALE SHARKS
12.30 - The Recreation Ground - Christophe Berdos (France) - Sky Sports
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.