A place in the European Challenge Cup Final awaits the winners of the match-up as Ulster take on Leicester Tigers at Mattioli Woods Welford Road on Friday evening.
Here’s everything you need to know ahead of the game…
- Competition: Challenge Cup Semi-Final
- Venue: Mattioli Woods Welford Road Stadium
- Date: Friday 30 April
- Kick-off: 8:00pm (GMT)
- Match Officials: Referee: Pascal Gaüzère; Assistant referees: Mathieu Raynal, Alex Ruiz; TMO: Eric Gauzins; Citing Commissioner: Jeff Mark.
- Live TV: BT Sport 2
Here is how our hosts will line up on Friday night.
The 𝗧𝗶𝗴𝗲𝗿𝘀 𝗧𝗲𝗮𝗺 📋 to take on @UlsterRugby on Friday night!
— Leicester Tigers (@LeicesterTigers) April 29, 2021
Leicester Tigers v Ulster Semi-Final Programme – Special Edition
- This will be the first Challenge Cup clash between Leicester and Ulster, however, both sides have met 10 times before in the Heineken Champions Cup.
- The last time Leicester hosted Ulster in a European competition they lost 13-14.
- Leicester have won all six of their home games in the Challenge Cup, scoring an average of 5.5 tries per game and an average winning margin of 24 points.
- Ulster have won both of their two previous semi-final matches in Europe, on the way to winning the Heineken Champions Cup in 1998/99 and also in 2011/12 when they went on to lose to Leinster in the final of the same competition.
- Leicester are looking to reach a European final for the first time since 2008/09 when they beat Cardiff Blues in a dramatic penalty shootout in the semi-final of the Heineken Champions Cup before losing to Leinster at BT Murrayfield in the final.
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Last Time Out
Ulster booked themselves a Heineken Champions Cup 2019 quarter-final slot courtesy of an epic second-half comeback at Welford Road, closing out the group stage second in Pool Four on 22 points