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New dates announced for postponed Champions Cup clashes

Tournament organisers have announced that Bath's postponed European Champions Cup game against holders Toulon will take place on Sunday, January 10.

Five Champions Cup fixtures and one match in the European Challenge Cup competition were postponed last month because of the Paris terror attacks.

European Professional Club Rugby had already confirmed they would take place from January 8-10, but exact dates and kick-off times have now been published.

Bath's Pool Five clash at Stade Felix-Mayol will start at 3.15pm (UK time) while Glasgow's delayed Pool Three appointment with Racing 92 takes place in Paris on Saturday, January 9, with a 1pm (UK time) kick-off.

Bath's Aviva Premiership appointment with Sale Sharks, which had been scheduled for January 8, will be held later in the season on a date to be announced.

Rearranged European Champions Cup games: Friday, January 8 - Bordeaux-Begles v Clermont Auvergne (1945 GMT); Saturday, January 9 - Racing 92 v Glasgow (1300 GMT), Stade Francais v Munster (1645 GMT); Sunday, January 10 - Oyonnax v Ulster (1300 GMT), Toulon v Bath (1515 GMT).

European Challenge Cup: Saturday, January 9 - Pau v Castres (2000 GMT).


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