Northampton Saints' 2021/22 Heineken Champions Cup fixtures have today been confirmed, with EPCR announcing the kick-off times and TV coverage for the Pool rounds of this season's competition.
The men in Black, Green and Gold will begin their European campaign at home, facing off with Racing 92 at cinch Stadium at Franklin's Gardens on Friday 10 December, before heading to Belfast to take on Ulster Rugby on Friday 17 December – with both fixtures kicking off at 8pm (local time).
And then Saints return home to welcome the Ulstermen on Sunday 16 January (kick-off: 3.15pm) ahead of rounding off their Pool games at Paris La Défense Arena against Racing on Sunday 23 January (kick-off: 4.15pm, local time).
Once again, BT Sport in the UK and Ireland, and beIN SPORTS in France, will broadcast each of the 48 Heineken Champions Cup pool matches live, and this comprehensive coverage will be complemented by free-to-air transmission of key fixtures in each round by Channel 4 and Virgin Media in the UK and Ireland, and by France Télévisions in France.
For full details of the 2021/22 Heineken Champions Cup fixtures CLICK HERE.
2021/22 Heineken Champions Cup dates
Round 1: Friday 10 December – Northampton Saints vs Racing 92 (kick-off: 8pm)
Round 2: Friday 17 December – Ulster Rugby vs Northampton Saints (kick-off: 8pm)
Round 3: Sunday 16 January 2022 – Northampton Saints vs Ulster Rugby (kick-off: 3.15pm)
Round 4: Sunday 23 January 2022 – Racing 92 vs Northampton Saints (kick-off: 4.15pm)
Round of 16 (1st leg): 8/9/10 April 2022
Round of 16 (2nd leg): 15/16/17 April 2022
Quarter-finals: 6/7/8 May 2022
Semi-finals: 13/14/15 May 2022
Final: Saturday 28 May 2022, Stade Vélodrome, Marseille