Now that the 2006 season is over, fans are turning their attention to next season. Which teams will be included in the Pools Draw for the 2006/07 European Challenge Cup?
The European Challenge Cup will kick-off next season on the weekend of 20 / 21 / 22 October. The format for the Pool stages of the tournaments is unchanged from the 2005/06 season.
There will be 5 Pools of 4 teams competiting for the 2006/07 European Challenge Cup.
The teams that are confirmed are as follows:
ASM Clermont Auvergne
Newport Gwent Dragons