Heineken/Challenge Cup Format 23/24

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How many teams qualify from each pool?
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BR wrote:Not going to qualify from that.
Keep me right.

Do we play all the teams home and away except Cardiff?


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kingofthehill wrote: Wed Jun 21, 2023 1:18 pm
BR wrote:Not going to qualify from that.
Keep me right.

Do we play all the teams home and away except Cardiff?


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Big-al wrote: Wed Jun 21, 2023 1:17 pm How many teams qualify from each pool?
The vast majority
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I think we play Toulouse, Racing, Quins and Bath, 2 home, 2 away.

Top 4 from each pool qualify for Round of 16, 5th places goes into challenge cup, 6th eliminated.

I think we could’ve drawn much worse (we could’ve got Leinsters draw)
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Big-al wrote: Wed Jun 21, 2023 1:17 pm How many teams qualify from each pool?
4 into European Knockout, 5th in Parker Pen.
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SUFTUM_19 wrote: Wed Jun 21, 2023 1:21 pm I think we play Toulouse, Racing, Quins and Bath, 2 home, 2 away.

Top 4 from each pool qualify for Round of 16, 5th places goes into challenge cup, 6th eliminated.

I think we could’ve drawn much worse (we could’ve got Leinsters draw)
Some good trip potential depending on what the EPCR computer programme produces, only one I wouldn't fancy would be Racing 92 tbh.
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hoping for:
Toulouse and Bath away
Quins and R92 at home.
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Racing and Quins at home ideal.

Cardiff being the worst team in the competition probably not a good thing for us then?


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kingofthehill wrote: Wed Jun 21, 2023 1:24 pm Racing and Quins at home ideal.

Cardiff being the worst team in the competition probably not a good thing for us then?


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It is and it isn’t. It means we probably have a tougher draw, but at the same time hopefully means we won’t finish last 😂
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Neill_M wrote: Wed Jun 21, 2023 1:23 pm
SUFTUM_19 wrote: Wed Jun 21, 2023 1:21 pm I think we play Toulouse, Racing, Quins and Bath, 2 home, 2 away.

Top 4 from each pool qualify for Round of 16, 5th places goes into challenge cup, 6th eliminated.

I think we could’ve drawn much worse (we could’ve got Leinsters draw)
Some good trip potential depending on what the EPCR computer programme produces, only one I wouldn't fancy would be Racing 92 tbh.
Not good getting Paris and London (not a fan of being just another tourist in a big city)

Would be happy with Toulouse and Bath again. But week 2 is never good for travel.
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SUFTUM_19 wrote:
kingofthehill wrote: Wed Jun 21, 2023 1:24 pm Racing and Quins at home ideal.

Cardiff being the worst team in the competition probably not a good thing for us then?


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It is and it isn’t. It means we probably have a tougher draw, but at the same time hopefully means we won’t finish last Image
If we we play Toulouse away in the last game they will have no doubt already qualified. They might rest a load.


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