Potential fixtures

15/08/2020

With the fixture schedule still very much up in the air as we await to see what will happen with the second wave of Covid-19, we asked Frank to take a speculative look at how the remaining fixtures may be laid out. 

Possible international schedule for autumn / winter 2020 All international tournaments. (Concerning Ireland (teams)

As of early August from the information available. As you can see here, a sizeable land mine to be negotiated with so many countries still involved and Covid 19

 

PRO 14

22 August Leinster V. Munster -Aviva Stadium 1935

23rd August, Connacht V.Ulster - Aviva 1630

29th August Ulster V. Leinster, - Aviva Stadium - Ravenhill NA

30th August Munster V. Connacht Aviva Stadium 1500

 

4th September Pro 14 semis

Saturday 12th December pro 14 FINAL, Venue TBA

 

(2nd October PRO 14 - start of next season)

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EPCR Heineken cup QF’s - W/E 18/20 September Leinster V Saracens Aviva Stadium 3 pm-19th Sept. and Toulouse V. Ulster 1.30 pm 20th Sept + 2 more Clermont V. Racing - 6.30 pm 19th Sept, and Exeter V. Northampton - 20th 5.30 pm

25-27th September EPCR Heineken Cup semis - Venue and start times TBA

The European Cup finals are scheduled for 11th / 12th December at a venue to be decided

 

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Finish off the 6N for 2020 to get a winner and divide the prize money, There is a lot at stake here for the countries. We need to win our two games by the maximum of points to get to 19 (Including away to France)- and wait for other results (England probable 18 points)

 

6N - 24 October, Ireland V. Italy Aviva Stadium

 

31 October Super Saturday re-scheduled - Attendances to be considered !

France V. Ireland Paris

Italy V.England Rome

Wales V. Scotland possibly Twickenham - as Millennium stadium used for Covid19

 

Official standings, March 2020

England and France 13 points

Scotland 10 points, Ireland 9 points and Wales 7, Italy 3 games and no points

Final 6N Table available on 31 October and cash dividends available to 6N

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New Tournament

Possible new unique one off Tournament for 6N and with additions of Fiji and Japan, who need the games and category One status

Split into two groups of four - with winners going direct into a semi final and final

 

Dates: 7, 14 and 21 November for the pool games

28th November for semi finals and 5th December scheduled for final

 

Pools to be decided: but leaked as.

Pool A, Ireland, England Wales and Fiji

Pool B, France Scotland, Italy and Japan 

 

No venues or start times issued - Waiting. - Aviva, Twickenham, Rome, Murrayfield are possible venues