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Paris, Swansea and Treviso for Saints in inaugural Rugby Champions Cup

Saints will take on Ospreys for the second straight season © Getty Images

Fixture News Paris, Swansea and Treviso for Saints in inaugural Rugby Champions Cup

The first ever European Rugby Champions Cup draw threw up a varied group for the Saints in Switzerland, the Aviva Premiership champions Pooled alongside Racing Metro, Ospreys and Treviso.

Top 14 big spenders Racing Metro provide the Saints - who were handed top seeding in a pre-draw - with a first ever Parisian trip in European competition, while they were also drawn with an Italian side for the first time since 2009/10. That season they also played Treviso, advancing to the quarter final stages.

Ospreys, whom the Saints faced in last season’s Heineken Cup draw, are the top seeded Welsh side and complete Pool 5.

2014/15 EUROPEAN RUGBY CHAMPIONS CUP DRAW

POOL 1
Saracens
Munster
Clermont Auvergne
Sale Sharks

POOL 2
Leinster
Castres Olympique
Harlequins
London Wasps

POOL 3
RC Toulon
Leicester Tigers
Ulster
Scarlets

POOL 4
Glasgow Warriors
Montpellier
Bath
Toulouse

POOL 5
Northampton Saints
Racing Metro 92
Ospreys
Benetton Treviso

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