Saturday’s Heineken Champions Cup Rewind features one of the competition’s most enthralling quarter-finals ever as we go back to 2006 and the points extravaganza between Toulouse and Leinster Rugby.
Six tries and 76 points tell only half the story of an immense encounter at Le Stadium, where the Irish province squeezed into the last four.
How did the two teams reach the last eight?
Toulouse: Scarlets (h) 50-28, Wasps (a) 15-15, Edinburgh Gunners (a) 20-13, Edinburgh Gunners (h) 35-13, Wasps (h) 19-13, Scarlets (a) 49-42.
Leinster Rugby: Bath Rugby (h) 19-22, Glasgow Warriors (a) 33-20, Bourgoin (h) 53-7, Bourgoin (a) 28-30, Glasgow Warriors (h) 46-22, Bath Rugby (a) 35-23.
Who played in that 2006 tie?
Toulouse: Poitrenaud; Clerc, Jauzion, Fritz, Heymans; Michalak, Elissalde; Poux, Bru, Hassanein, Pelous, Brennan, Bouihlou, Nyanga, Maka.
Leinster Rugby: Dempsey; Horgan, O’Driscoll, D’Arcy, Hickie; Contepomi, Easterby; Corrigan, D. Blaney, Green, Williams, O’Kelly, Jowitt, Gleeson, Heaslip.
Only two sides have ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Toulouse were dominant for 15 years, until @leinsterrugby found their feet 🤜🤛
— Heineken Champions Cup (@ChampionsCup) June 24, 2020
How can you watch it?
You can watch all the ‘pre-match’ coverage on Saturday from 17:00 (UK and Irish time) with kick-off at 17:45. The match can be found on ChampionsCupRugby.com and will be the 12th of our Heineken Champions Cup Rewinds to be shown on site and our various social media feeds.
What other coverage will be available on ChampionsCupRugby.com?
Keep an eye out for further content across the Heineken Champions Cup and Challenge Cup Twitter and Facebook pages over the coming days, as well as interviews from some of European rugby’s legends.
Listen to the full Champions Rugby Show with Keith Wood by clicking HERE or by using Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify.