Saints skipper Steve Thompson skips away for a tackle
Toulouse and Northampton Saints will kick-off the Heineken Cup quarter-finals when they clash on Friday, 1 April.
The former champions - Toulouse won European club rugby's most coveted title in 1996 and 2003 while the Saints claimed the silverware in 2000 - will be followed by a double-header on the Saturday with the contest between Biarritz Olympique and Munster the last one up on the Sunday.
Stade Francais Paris and Newcastle Falcons will open the Saturday extravaganza followed by Leinster's showdown with former double champions Leicester Tigers.
The venues will be confirmed and announced as soon as possible.
HEINEKEN CUP QUARTER-FINALS
(All kick-offs LOCAL time)
FRIDAY, 1 APRIL
20.30 Toulouse v Northampton Saints (Sport+ / Sky Sports)
SATURDAY, 2 APRIL
16.00 Stade Francais Paris v Newcastle Falcons (FR2 / Sky Sports)
17.15 Leinster v Leicester Tigers (RTE / Sky Sports)
SUNDAY, 3 APRIL
16.00 Biarritz Olympique v Munster (Sport+ / Sky Sports / RTE)
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.