Date set for Edinburgh Rugby's Euro quarter-final clash

Edinburgh Rugby's European Challenge Cup quarter-final tie against French side La Rochelle will be played at BT Murrayfield on Friday, March 31 with an 8pm kick-off.

Friday, 27th January 2017, 12:06 pm
Updated Friday, 27th January 2017, 12:10 pm
Edinburgh's Blair Kinghorn runs through to score a try against Timisoara Saracens

The fixture will be the next step in the Capital side’s attempt to secure a return to the same venue for the final of the competition on Friday, May 12. Duncan Hodge’s side, 49-3 winners over Timisoara Saracens at Myreside last Friday, claimed a home tie in the last eight after finishing top of Pool 5.

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La Rochelle, who currently sit second in the French Top 14, finished second in their pool behind English side Gloucester.

The winner of the tie will face the victors of Gloucester v Cardiff Blues in the semi-finals.