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Heineken Cup

Heineken Cup 2012/13

Overview
The final was played at Lansdowne Road in Dublin, Ireland.

Final results
Winner:Toulon
Qualified to Heineken Cup 2013/14:Toulon

Qualifiers
England
HarlequinsWinner in Aviva Premiership 2011/12
Leicester TigersFinalist in Aviva Premiership 2011/12
Northampton SaintsDefeated in semifinals in Aviva Premiership 2011/12
Saracens
Exeter ChiefsFifth in Aviva Premiership 2011/12
Sale SharksSixth in Aviva Premiership 2011/12
France
BiarritzWinner in Amlin Challenge Cup 2011/12
ToulouseWinner in Top 14 2011/12
ToulonFinalist in Top 14 2011/12
CastresDefeated in semifinals in Top 14 2011/12
Clermont Auvergne
MontpellierDefeated in quarter finals in Top 14 2011/12
Racing Métro 92
Ireland
LeinsterWinner in Heineken Cup 2011/12
ConnachtEvery professional team take part to the cup
Munster
Ulster
Italy
Benetton TrevisoEvery professional team take part to the cup
Zebre
Scotland
Edinburgh RugbyEvery professional team take part to the cup
Glasgow Warriors
Wales
OspreysWinner in RaboDirect Pro12 2011/12
ScarletsSecond welsh team in RaboDirect Pro12 2011/12
Cardiff BluesThird welsh team in RaboDirect Pro12 2011/12

Group phase
Group 1
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiffTFTATBLB
1Saracens2365011807610415621Qualified for quarter finals
2Munster206402133736014422To repechage
3Racing Métro 92126303103125-2271100
4Edinburgh Rugby0600636178-14231800

Matches
Group phase
13/10/2012Edinburgh Rugby - Saracens0-45
13/10/2012Racing Métro 92 - Munster22-17
20/10/2012Saracens - Racing Métro 9230-13
21/10/2012Munster - Edinburgh Rugby33-0
08/12/2012Munster - Saracens15-9
08/12/2012Racing Métro 92 - Edinburgh Rugby19-9
14/12/2012Edinburgh Rugby - Racing Métro 923-15
16/12/2012Saracens - Munster19-13
12/01/2013Racing Métro 92 - Saracens28-37
13/01/2013Edinburgh Rugby - Munster17-26
20/01/2013Munster - Racing Métro 9229-6
20/01/2013Saracens - Edinburgh Rugby40-7

Group 2
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiffTFTATBLB
1Leicester Tigers2064111191031613920Qualified for quarter finals
2Toulouse196402132844815421To repechage
3Ospreys126213120124-4111511
4Benetton Treviso56105107167-6092001

Matches
Group phase
12/10/2012Ospreys - Benetton Treviso38-17
14/10/2012Toulouse - Leicester Tigers23-9
20/10/2012Benetton Treviso - Toulouse21-33
21/10/2012Leicester Tigers - Ospreys39-22
08/12/2012Toulouse - Ospreys30-14
09/12/2012Leicester Tigers - Benetton Treviso33-25
15/12/2012Benetton Treviso - Leicester Tigers13-14
15/12/2012Ospreys - Toulouse17-6
13/01/2013Ospreys - Leicester Tigers15-15
13/01/2013Toulouse - Benetton Treviso35-14
20/01/2013Benetton Treviso - Ospreys17-14
20/01/2013Leicester Tigers - Toulouse9-5

Group 3
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiffTFTATBLB
1Harlequins2866002437117228640Qualified for quarter finals
2Biarritz1563031231012214721To repechage
3Connacht12630396138-4251300
4Zebre1600672224-15262701

Matches
Group phase
13/10/2012Harlequins - Biarritz40-13
13/10/2012Zebre - Connacht10-19
20/10/2012Biarritz - Zebre38-17
20/10/2012Connacht - Harlequins22-30
07/12/2012Connacht - Biarritz22-14
08/12/2012Zebre - Harlequins14-57
14/12/2012Biarritz - Connacht17-0
15/12/2012Harlequins - Zebre53-5
12/01/2013Harlequins - Connacht47-8
12/01/2013Zebre - Biarritz6-32
18/01/2013Biarritz - Harlequins9-16
18/01/2013Connacht - Zebre25-20

Group 4
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiffTFTATBLB
1Ulster236501126557112521Qualified for quarter finals
2Northampton Saints15630394109-1591112To repechage
3Castres1463037798-216602
4Glasgow Warriors6610570105-3571202

Matches
Group phase
12/10/2012Ulster - Castres41-17
14/10/2012Northampton Saints - Glasgow Warriors24-15
19/10/2012Castres - Northampton Saints21-16
19/10/2012Glasgow Warriors - Ulster8-19
07/12/2012Glasgow Warriors - Castres6-9
07/12/2012Northampton Saints - Ulster6-25
15/12/2012Ulster - Northampton Saints9-10
16/12/2012Castres - Glasgow Warriors10-8
11/01/2013Northampton Saints - Castres18-12
11/01/2013Ulster - Glasgow Warriors23-6
19/01/2013Castres - Ulster8-9
19/01/2013Glasgow Warriors - Northampton Saints27-20

Group 5
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiffTFTATBLB
1Clermont Auvergne2866002136414923340Qualified for quarter finals
2Leinster206402124962812522To repechage
3Exeter Chiefs9620493166-7361901
4Scarlets2600679183-10462002

Matches
Group phase
13/10/2012Clermont Auvergne - Scarlets49-16
13/10/2012Leinster - Exeter Chiefs9-6
20/10/2012Exeter Chiefs - Clermont Auvergne12-46
20/10/2012Scarlets - Leinster13-20
08/12/2012Scarlets - Exeter Chiefs16-22
09/12/2012Clermont Auvergne - Leinster15-12
15/12/2012Exeter Chiefs - Scarlets30-20
15/12/2012Leinster - Clermont Auvergne21-28
12/01/2013Clermont Auvergne - Exeter Chiefs46-3
12/01/2013Leinster - Scarlets33-14
19/01/2013Exeter Chiefs - Leinster20-29
19/01/2013Scarlets - Clermont Auvergne0-29

Group 6
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiffTFTATBLB
1Toulon2365011868410223830Qualified for quarter finals
2Montpellier2265011681095917920To repechage
3Cardiff Blues66105143184-41122011
4Sale Sharks4610578198-12072200

Matches
Group phase
14/10/2012Sale Sharks - Cardiff Blues34-33
14/10/2012Toulon - Montpellier37-16
21/10/2012Cardiff Blues - Toulon14-22
21/10/2012Montpellier - Sale Sharks33-18
08/12/2012Sale Sharks - Toulon6-17
09/12/2012Cardiff Blues - Montpellier24-35
15/12/2012Montpellier - Cardiff Blues34-21
16/12/2012Toulon - Sale Sharks62-0
11/01/2013Sale Sharks - Montpellier6-27
12/01/2013Toulon - Cardiff Blues45-25
19/01/2013Cardiff Blues - Sale Sharks26-14
19/01/2013Montpellier - Toulon23-3

Repechage
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiffTFTATBLB
1Montpellier2265011681095917920Qualified to quarter finals
2Munster206402133736014422
3Leinster206402124962812522Qualified to Challenge Cup quarter finals
4Toulouse196402132844815421
5Biarritz1563031231012214721
6Northampton Saints15630394109-1591112


Final phase
Quarter finalsSemifinalsFinal
Clermont Auvergne
4/6/2013 - 36-14Clermont Auvergne
4/27/2013 - 16-10
MontpellierClermont Auvergne
Harlequins5/18/2013 - 15-16
4/7/2013 - 12-18
Munster
MunsterToulon
Saracens
4/6/2013 - 27-16Saracens
4/28/2013 - 12-24
Ulster
ToulonToulon
4/7/2013 - 21-15
Toulon
Leicester Tigers