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Date confirmed for Leicester Tigers' Euro quarter-final


The date and time for Leicester Tigers' European quarter-final against big-spending French side Toulon has been confirmed.

Tigers will play on the Sunday, April 7, with a kick-off time of 5.30pm local time (4.30pm in England).

The tie will be televised live by Sky Sports.

The venue for the game is still to be confirmed. Toulon are doing everything in their power to keep the  game at their Felix Mayol stadium.

Tournament organisers European Rugby Cup (ERC) state that a quarter-final venue has to have at least a capacity of 15,000 people.

With the Felix Mayol able to hold only 14,700, initial indications were that the fixture would have to be moved to another venue in the south of France, with Marseille the early favourite. However, Toulon have plans to build a temporary stand to increase capacity.

Toulon's coaching staff and players are understood to be keen on keeping the game there to give themselves the best chance of victory.

The full details of the draw for the Heineken Cup latter stages is:

Saturday, April 6
ASM Clermont Auvergne v Montpellier
Venue: Stade Marcel Michelin (3.40, 4.40 in France)
Television: Sky Sports

Saracens v Ulster
Venue: To be decided (6.30)
Television: Sky Sports

Sunday, April 7
Harlequins v Munster
Venue: Twickenham Stoop (2.0)
Television: Sky Sports

Toulon v Leicester Tigers
Venue: To be decided (4..30, 5.30 in France)
Television: Sky Sports/Sky Italia

Saracens or Ulster  v Toulon or Leicester Tigers
 Clermont  or Montpellier v Harlequins or Munster
Games to be played April 26, 27 and 28

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