Top seeds Toulouse will meet Leinster for the fifth time in the Heineken Cup when they clash with the Irish side in the quarter-finals.

Toulouse currently lead 3-1 in the series and have only lost one of their seven previous quarter-finals – away to Ulster in 1999.

Biarritz Olympiquehold a 2-0 lead over Sale Sharks in European games, and will be looking for a third successive semi-final appearance having beaten Munster at home and Llanelli Scarlets away in the last two years.


Despite more than 100 years of rivalry, the meeting between Leicester Tigers and Bath will be their first in meeting in Europe 

Bath became the first English club to win the Heineken Cup when they did so in 1998, this is the fourth time they have progressed to the quarter-finals. 


Munster and Perpignan each hold two wins in their four match series in the Heineken Cup with each side winning their home games.

Munster have beaten French teams five time out of six in the quarter-finals.


Quarter finals – (Ties to be played from March 31 – April 2):
Toulouse v Leinster
Biarritz Olympique v Sale Sharks
Leicester Tigers v Bath Rugby
Munster v Perpignan

Pool 1 Winners: Munster
Pool 2 Winners: Perpignan
Pool 3 Winners: Leicester Tigers
Pool 4 Winners: Biarritz Olympique
Pool 5 Winners: Bath Rugby
Pool 6 Winners: Toulouse
Best Runners Up.
Leinster
Sale Sharks  

Seedings:
1) Toulouse (25 points; 22 tries)
2) Biarritz Olympique (24 points; 24 tries)
3) Leicester Tigers (24 points; 19 tries)
4) Munster (23 points; 22 tries)
5) Perpignan (23 points; 20 tries)
6) Bath Rugby (23 points; 18 tries)
7) Sale Sharks (23 points; 17 tries)
8) Leinster (22 Points; 28 tries)