Belfast Telegraph

Holders to do battle with Warriors

European Champions Cup holders Saracens will host Glasgow Warriors in the quarter-finals after the draw was made yesterday.

Saracens, who beat Racing 92 21-9 in the Lyon final last season, will continue on the road to Edinburgh at Allianz Park.

Saracens director of rugby Mark McCall is hoping his side make the most of their home advantage.

"European quarter-finals are always testing occasions so to have our home support behind us is a real positive," he said.

Elsewhere, Munster welcome Toulouse and Wasps will travel to Leinster after their 41-27 win over Zebre in Italy on Sunday.

Top seeds Clermont Auvergne host Toulon in a repeat of the 2015 final, which Toulon won.

In the Challenge Cup quarter-finals, Bath face Brive while Gloucester will play Cardiff. Ospreys play Stade Francais and Edinburgh welcome La Rochelle.

European Champions Cup quarter-final draw: Clermont Auvergne v Toulon, Leinster v Wasps, Saracens v Glasgow Warriors, Munster v Toulouse.

Challenge Cup quarter-final draw: Bath v Brive, Gloucester v Cardiff, Edinburgh v La Rochelle, Ospreys v Stade Francais.

All ties will be played on March 30-31 and April 1-2.

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