Tell us European Cup dates, clubs urge EPCR

EUROPEAN Challenge Cup organisers are coming under pressure from clubs to announce the format of this season’s competition which remains under discussion weeks before the new league campaigns start.
The draw for the Heineken Champions Cup was made in July, but no date has yet been fixed for the announcement of the schedule of the Challenge Cup which will involve five Premiership clubs, including promoted Saracens, along with six from the old PRO14 and six from the Top 14.
A complication is the presence of South Africa’s four leading franchises in this season’s United Rugby Championship, t...

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