Two all-English ties in Challenge Cup quarters
January 19, 2014
Harlequins will need to repeat their 2011 heroics against Stade Francais if they are to get through © Getty Images
The quarter-final draw of the Amlin Challenge Cup has produced two all-English ties.
Wasps' win over Viadana has handed them a home tie against Gloucester while Sale's triumph in Biarritz has teed up a match against Northampton Saints at the AJ Bell Stadium.
Bath qualified for the quarter-finals as top seeds and have been drawn against Brive, the lowest ranked side of the five who won their respective Challenge Cup pools, while Harlequins will travel to Stade Francais in a repeat of the 2011 final. The ties will be played over April 3, 4, 5 and 6.
The draw for the semi-finals has also taken place - the winner of Wasps and Gloucester's game will have home advantage against either Bath or Brive. And in the other half, Sale or Saints will host Stade Francais or Harlequins.
© ESPN Sports Media Ltd
Communication error please reload the page.
Michael van Gerwen laid down a marker at the Players Championship Finals with a 6-2 victory against compatriot Raymond van Barneveld at the Butlins Minehead Resort on Friday
Ian Humphreys missed a last-minute conversion as Munster emerged 21-20 winners of tonight's Guinness PRO12 derby against Ulster at Thomond Park
Sam Burgess admitted to having nerves before his Bath debut but was left on a high after it ended with a win
Cross-code signing Sam Burgess made his long-awaited Bath debut as the home side eased to a 25-6 bonus-point win against Harlequins at the Recreation Ground on Friday
Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice has won his appeal of an indefinite suspension and has been reinstated to the NFL