Barely two weeks have passed since Toulon were crowned the 2013 Heineken Cup Winners and yet today saw the draw for next seasons competition take place in Dublin.
All eyes were on who the European Champions would be paired up with and next season Jonny Wilkinson’s side will be taking to the field against the Cardiff Blues, Glasgow and Exeter in their pool. Elsewhere and there are already a number of mouth watering ties involving Leinster and Northampton, Toulouse and Saracens, Ulster and Leicester and last seasons beaten finalists Clermont Auvergne against Harlequins.
The full draw reads as:
Pool 1: Leinster, Northampton, Ospreys, Castres
Pool 2: Toulon, Cardiff Blues, Glasgow, Exeter
Pool 3: Toulouse, Saracens, Connacht, Zebre
Pool 4: Clermont Auvergne, Harlequins, Scarlets, Racing Metro
Pool 5: Ulster, Leicester, Montpellier, Treviso
Pool 6: Munster, Perpignan, Edinburgh, Gloucester
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