Leinster to face La Rochelle in Champions Cup last four

Leinster to face La Rochelle in Champions Cup last four

PA Sport Staff

Leinster will face La Rochelle in the Heineken Champions Cup semi-finals on the weekend of April 30th-May 2nd.

The Irish province advanced to the last four after dethroning holders Exeter 34-24 at Sandy Park on Saturday and their prize is a challenging clash with the Top 14’s second-placed team.

La Rochelle, who are coached by Munster great Ronan O’Gara, overwhelmed Sale 45-21 at the Stade Marcel Deflandre to secure their place in the penultimate phase and help ensure there was no English representation.

The second semi-final sees Toulouse taken on Bordeaux-Begles, with the countries and venues for the matches to be announced at a later date.

In the Challenge Cup semi-finals, Leicester meet Ulster and Bath take on Montpellier.

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