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Toulouse, holding the Heineken Champions Cup, will face Wasps and Cardiff Rugby in the 2021/22 group stage |  Rugby Union News


2021/22 Champions Cup group draw: defending champions Toulouse will face Wasps and Cardiff; The Harlequins, Premiership champions, will face Castres and Cardiff; Leinster will face Bath and Montpellier; Bristol will play Stade Français, the Scarlets; Munster will play Castres, Guêpes.

Last update: 07/21/21 1:35 p.m.

Antoine Dupont and reigning European champions Toulouse will face Wasps and Cardiff in the 2021/22 group stages

Reigning Champions Cup winners Toulouse will face Wasps and Cardiff Rugby in the 2021/22 group stages, while Premiership champions Harlequins will face Castres and Cardiff.

The 24 clubs in the Premiership, United Rugby Championship and France’s Top 14 have been split into two pools of 12 and will face two teams from the same pool at home and away.

The Toulouse holders were paired with Wasps and Cardiff, while 2020 European champions Exeter face Montpellier and Glasgow.

Double champions Munster will face Wasps and Castres, while Leinster was paired with Bath and Montpellier.

Four rounds of matches will be played in December and January and the top eight ranked clubs from each pool will advance to the round of 16, with the last 16 taking place over two sets and the final taking place in Marseille on May 28.

Toulouse won the trophy for the fifth time in May, beating La Rochelle 22-17 in the final at Twickenham.

See below for which clubs were drawn in which pool and on the graph below for which each club will face …

Pool A – La Rochelle, Exeter, Leinster, Montpellier, Bath, Glasgow, Racing 92, Sale, Ulster, Clermont Auvergne, Northampton, Ospreys.

Pool B – Toulouse, Arlequins, Munster, Castres, Guêpes, Cardiff, Bordeaux-Bègles, Bristol, Connacht, Stade Français, Leicester, Scarlets.

Level 1 clubs face off against those in level 4 who are not from their national league, while level 2 clubs face off against those in level 3 who are not from their national league.

Toulouse, holding the Heineken Champions Cup, will face Wasps and Cardiff Rugby in the 2021/22 group stage |  Rugby Union News

Find out which clubs will face whom in the group stages of the 2021/22 European Cup …

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