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European Challenge Cup

European Challenge Cup 2007/08

Overview
The final was played at Kingsholm Stadium in Gloucester, England.

Final results
Winner:Bath
Qualified to Heineken Cup 2008/09:Bath

Group phase
Group 1
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiffTFTATBLB
1Bath2966002036513828650Qualified for quarter finals
2Auch146303109147-38111911To repechage
3Albi116204130177-47152112
4Rugby Parma76105104157-53101803

Matches
Group phase
10/11/2007Auch - Bath6-28
10/11/2007Rugby Parma - Albi23-28
17/11/2007Albi - Auch30-31
17/11/2007Bath - Rugby Parma28-0
07/12/2007Albi - Bath18-26
08/12/2007Rugby Parma - Auch25-20
15/12/2007Auch - Rugby Parma24-20
15/12/2007Bath - Albi59-15
12/01/2008Auch - Albi15-13
12/01/2008Rugby Parma - Bath13-31
19/01/2008Albi - Rugby Parma26-23
19/01/2008Bath - Auch31-13

Group 2
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiffTFTATBLB
1Worcester Warriors2966002454919636650Qualified for quarter finals
2Montauban16630317511362281231To repechage
3Bucuresti Wolves10621377158-8172200
4Gran Parma3601582259-17773801

Matches
Group phase
09/11/2007Montauban - Gran Parma65-6
10/11/2007Bucuresti Wolves - Worcester Warriors8-18
17/11/2007Gran Parma - Bucuresti Wolves23-23
17/11/2007Worcester Warriors - Montauban41-18
08/12/2007Bucuresti Wolves - Montauban19-17
08/12/2007Worcester Warriors - Gran Parma50-0
14/12/2007Montauban - Bucuresti Wolves34-6
15/12/2007Gran Parma - Worcester Warriors16-66
11/01/2008Montauban - Worcester Warriors7-24
13/01/2008Bucuresti Wolves - Gran Parma21-20
19/01/2008Gran Parma - Montauban17-34
19/01/2008Worcester Warriors - Bucuresti Wolves46-0

Group 3
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiffTFTATBLB
1Newcastle Falcons2465012645720734331Qualified for quarter finals
2Brive2064021797310621522To repechage
3Connacht1563031729775251021
4El Salvador R.C.0600626414-38836500

Matches
Group phase
09/11/2007Brive - Connacht15-6
10/11/2007El Salvador R.C. - Newcastle Falcons10-71
15/11/2007Newcastle Falcons - Brive25-19
16/11/2007Connacht - El Salvador R.C.75-8
07/12/2007Connacht - Newcastle Falcons16-13
09/12/2007Brive - El Salvador R.C.71-0
16/12/2007El Salvador R.C. - Brive8-40
16/12/2007Newcastle Falcons - Connacht39-0
11/01/2008Brive - Newcastle Falcons12-19
13/01/2008El Salvador R.C. - Connacht0-60
18/01/2008Connacht - Brive15-22
20/01/2008Newcastle Falcons - El Salvador R.C.97-0

Group 4
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiffTFTATBLB
1Sale Sharks2765102446218234850Qualified for quarter finals
2Montpellier196411114115-1121410To repechage
3Bayonne86105100164-64162022
4Petrarca Padova5610573190-11772701

Matches
Group phase
08/11/2007Sale Sharks - Montpellier49-6
09/11/2007Bayonne - Petrarca Padova37-20
17/11/2007Montpellier - Bayonne18-12
17/11/2007Petrarca Padova - Sale Sharks14-53
08/12/2007Bayonne - Sale Sharks12-51
08/12/2007Petrarca Padova - Montpellier13-19
13/12/2007Sale Sharks - Bayonne32-10
14/12/2007Montpellier - Petrarca Padova31-3
11/01/2008Sale Sharks - Petrarca Padova45-6
12/01/2008Bayonne - Montpellier24-26
19/01/2008Montpellier - Sale Sharks14-14
19/01/2008Petrarca Padova - Bayonne17-5

Group 5
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiffTFTATBLB
1Castres21650116010555191210Qualified for quarter finals
2Leeds Carnegie19640215710156181021To repechage
3Calvisano96204123200-77132910
4Dax86105109143-34151413

Matches
Group phase
09/11/2007Leeds Carnegie - Castres35-18
11/11/2007Calvisano - Dax54-19
16/11/2007Dax - Leeds Carnegie20-23
17/11/2007Castres - Calvisano61-28
08/12/2007Castres - Dax25-15
09/12/2007Leeds Carnegie - Calvisano45-5
15/12/2007Dax - Castres15-16
16/12/2007Calvisano - Leeds Carnegie27-26
11/01/2008Leeds Carnegie - Dax25-18
12/01/2008Calvisano - Castres9-27
17/01/2008Castres - Leeds Carnegie13-3
18/01/2008Dax - Calvisano22-0

Repechage
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiffTFTATBLB
1Brive2064021797310621522Qualified to quarter finals
2Leeds Carnegie19640215710156181021
3Montpellier196411114115-1121410
4Montauban16630317511362281231
5Auch146303109147-38111911


Final phase
Quarter finalsSemifinalsFinal
Bath
4/5/2008 - 57-5Bath
4/26/2008 - 36-14
Leeds CarnegieBath
Sale Sharks5/25/2008 - 24-16
4/4/2008 - 49-24
Sale Sharks
BriveBath
Worcester Warriors
4/5/2008 - 36-26Worcester Warriors
4/25/2008 - 31-16
Montpellier
Newcastle FalconsWorcester Warriors
4/5/2008 - 40-13
Newcastle Falcons
Castres