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HEC 20006/07 Draw Seeds

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  • 09-06-2006 3:31pm
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    Registered Users Posts: 1,537 ✭✭✭


    Date for the Heineken Cup draw is set 9 June 2006, 11:20 am

    The draw to decide the 2006 / 2007 Heineken Cup Pools will take place on Wednesday, 21 June at 12 noon, at Twickenham Stadium - the venue for the London ‘07 Heineken Cup final.The draw, as per last season, will decide the make up of the six Pools of four teams each for the 2006 / 2007 Heineken Cup Pool stages. ERC Chairman Jean-Pierre Lux will conduct the draw, which will take place in the Twickenham Stadium.

    The No 1 seeded teams from each of the six nations – England, Ireland, Italy, France, Scotland and Wales – will be drawn in separate Pools. In England, Italy and France this will be decided by the winner of each respective domestic championship. In the three Celtic countries top seed will be decided by performance in the Celtic League.

    Sale Sharks (England), Ulster (Ireland), Edinburgh Gunners (Scotland), Cardiff Blues (Wales) and Benetton Treviso (Italy)

    The French top seed will be decided following the Top 14 final on Saturday, 10 June, between Biarritz Olympique and Toulouse
    No two teams from the same country will be drawn in the same Pool except for the seventh French club, Castres Olympique, who could face any of their six domestic rivals.


    Step 1 Six top seeded teams drawn into six separate Pools
    Step 2 Five French teams drawn into five separate Pools
    (teams ranked 2 to 6)
    Step 3 Five English teams drawn into five separate Pools
    (teams ranked 2 to 6)
    Step 4 Two Irish teams drawn into two separate Pools
    Step 5 Two Italian teams drawn into two separate Pools
    Step 6 Two Welsh teams drawn into two separate Pools
    Step 7 One Scottish team drawn into a Pool
    Step 8 Seventh French team drawn into final Pool spot

    HEINEKEN CUP 2006 / 2007 QUALIFIERS

    FRANCE (seven teams)
    Biarritz Olympique Pays Basque or Toulouse (Top Seed to be decided 10 June), Stade Francais Paris, Perpignan, Agen, Bourgoin, Castres Olympique (seventh French team)
    ENGLAND (six teams)
    Sale Sharks (Top Seed), Leicester Tigers, London Irish, London Wasps, Gloucester Rugby, Northampton Saints
    IRELAND (three teams)
    Ulster Rugby (Top Seed), Leinster Rugby, Munster Rugby
    ITALY (three teams)
    Benetton Treviso (Top Seed), Ghial Rugby Calvisano, Overmach Rugby Parma
    WALES (three teams)
    Cardiff Blues (Top Seed), Llanelli Scarlets, Ospreys
    SCOTLAND
    Edinburgh Gunners (Top Seed), Border Reivers


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  • Closed Accounts Posts: 14,483 ✭✭✭✭daveirl


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  • Registered Users Posts: 1,882 ✭✭✭Diamondmaker


    :D
    Toulose
    Leicester
    Munster
    Ospreys

    :D:D:D


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 14,483 ✭✭✭✭daveirl


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  • Registered Users Posts: 1,882 ✭✭✭Diamondmaker


    Ok whats your group of death Mister optinmistic:D

    For the champs obviously


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 14,483 ✭✭✭✭daveirl


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  • Registered Users Posts: 5,301 ✭✭✭Snickers Man


    Downtime wrote:
    HEINEKEN CUP 2006 / 2007 QUALIFIERS

    IRELAND (three teams)
    Ulster Rugby (Top Seed), Leinster Rugby, Munster Rugby
    ITALY (three teams)
    Benetton Treviso (Top Seed), Ghial Rugby Calvisano, Overmach Rugby Parma
    WALES (three teams)
    Cardiff Blues (Top Seed), Llanelli Scarlets, Ospreys
    SCOTLAND
    Edinburgh Gunners (Top Seed), Border Reivers


    Yowza!!! Only three teams from Wales. How the mighty have fallen.They used to have five.

    None of whom ever made any impression.

    Apart from Cardiff making itto the final in year 1 when there were no English or Scottish clubs.


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 14,483 ✭✭✭✭daveirl


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  • Closed Accounts Posts: 14,483 ✭✭✭✭daveirl


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  • Registered Users Posts: 17,958 ✭✭✭✭RuggieBear


    daveirl wrote:
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    cough


  • Registered Users Posts: 1,882 ✭✭✭Diamondmaker


    The draw to decide the 2006 / 2007 Heineken Cup Pools will take place on Wednesday, 21 June at 12 noon, at Twickenham Stadium - the venue for the London ‘07 Heineken Cup final

    where is this rumour coming from? So the ERC draw is "fixed"...:confused::confused::confused:


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  • Registered Users Posts: 17,958 ✭✭✭✭RuggieBear


    www.munsterfans.com

    last year they released the pools a couple of days before they were "drawn":rolleyes: :D


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 14,483 ✭✭✭✭daveirl


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  • Registered Users Posts: 618 ✭✭✭smithslist


    anybody know how the draw went???


  • Registered Users Posts: 6,659 ✭✭✭PowerHouseDan


    No News yet anyway


  • Registered Users Posts: 162 ✭✭dr_funkenstein


    Pool 1
    Treviso
    Perpignan
    London Wasps
    Castres

    Pool 2
    Edinburgh Gunners
    Agen
    Gloucester
    Leinster

    Pool 3
    Sale
    Stade Francais
    Calvisano
    Ospreys

    Pool 4
    Cardiff Blues
    Bourgoin
    Leicester Tigers
    Munster

    Pool 5
    Ulster
    Stade Toulouse
    London Irish
    Llanelli Scarlets

    Pool 6
    Biarritz Olympique
    Northhampton Saints
    Rugby Parma
    Border Reivers


  • Registered Users Posts: 6,659 ✭✭✭PowerHouseDan


    Not bad


  • Registered Users Posts: 162 ✭✭dr_funkenstein


    tough pool for munster and ulster i would've said


  • Registered Users Posts: 6,659 ✭✭✭PowerHouseDan


    1 and 3 look the Hardest and 6 looking the better of them all


  • Registered Users Posts: 618 ✭✭✭smithslist


    yeah tough 4 ulster and munster, but still leinster look like they have an easy one......but they will find some way of makin a mess of it!!!!!

    You heard it hear first............


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