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European Rugby Challenge Cup 2016/17

Overview
The final was played at Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Final results

Group phase
Group 1
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiffTFTATBLB
1Gloucester256501237110127311550Qualified for quarter finals
2La Rochelle24650120310499281140To repechage
3Benetton Treviso8620475182-10792300
4Bayonne16006116235-119143301

Matches
Group phase
15/10/2016Bayonne - Gloucester27-47
15/10/2016Benetton Treviso - La Rochelle10-41
20/10/2016La Rochelle - Bayonne51-24
22/10/2016Gloucester - Benetton Treviso37-8
08/12/2016Gloucester - La Rochelle35-14
09/12/2016Bayonne - Benetton Treviso15-28
17/12/2016Benetton Treviso - Bayonne21-17
17/12/2016La Rochelle - Gloucester42-13
12/01/2017Bayonne - La Rochelle14-24
14/01/2017Benetton Treviso - Gloucester0-41
21/01/2017Gloucester - Bayonne64-19
21/01/2017La Rochelle - Benetton Treviso31-8

Group 2
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiffTFTATBLB
1Ospreys3066002795122842760Qualified for quarter finals
2Lyon OU16630318716423262140To repechage
3Newcastle Falcons126204158180-22222622
4Grenoble5610574303-22984410

Matches
Group phase
14/10/2016Grenoble - Lyon OU13-39
14/10/2016Ospreys - Newcastle Falcons45-0
22/10/2016Lyon OU - Ospreys13-31
23/10/2016Newcastle Falcons - Grenoble50-7
09/12/2016Grenoble - Ospreys7-59
09/12/2016Lyon OU - Newcastle Falcons42-12
17/12/2016Ospreys - Grenoble71-3
18/12/2016Newcastle Falcons - Lyon OU48-29
13/01/2017Grenoble - Newcastle Falcons31-27
15/01/2017Ospreys - Lyon OU47-7
21/01/2017Lyon OU - Grenoble57-13
21/01/2017Newcastle Falcons - Ospreys21-26

Group 3
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiffTFTATBLB
1Brive23650117512055211630Qualified for quarter finals
2Newport Gwent Dragons14630315014010191920To repechage
3Worcester Warriors13620414711730221323
4Enisei STM96204107202-95132710

Matches
Group phase
14/10/2016Newport Gwent Dragons - Brive37-16
15/10/2016Enisei STM - Worcester Warriors19-12
22/10/2016Enisei STM - Newport Gwent Dragons38-18
22/10/2016Worcester Warriors - Brive24-25
10/12/2016Enisei STM - Brive8-43
10/12/2016Worcester Warriors - Newport Gwent Dragons33-20
16/12/2016Brive - Enisei STM38-18
16/12/2016Newport Gwent Dragons - Worcester Warriors22-7
13/01/2017Newport Gwent Dragons - Enisei STM34-10
14/01/2017Brive - Worcester Warriors17-14
21/01/2017Brive - Newport Gwent Dragons36-19
21/01/2017Worcester Warriors - Enisei STM57-14

Group 4
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiffTFTATBLB
1Bath23650121491123241030Qualified for quarter finals
2Cardiff Blues22650115011535161520To repechage
3Bristol Rugby106204138181-43192220
4Pau2600697212-115132502

Matches
Group phase
14/10/2016Bristol Rugby - Cardiff Blues20-33
15/10/2016Pau - Bath22-25
20/10/2016Bath - Bristol Rugby22-6
21/10/2016Cardiff Blues - Pau27-12
10/12/2016Cardiff Blues - Bath28-3
11/12/2016Bristol Rugby - Pau41-14
15/12/2016Bath - Cardiff Blues38-3
16/12/2016Pau - Bristol Rugby18-28
13/01/2017Bristol Rugby - Bath22-57
14/01/2017Pau - Cardiff Blues21-22
21/01/2017Bath - Pau69-10
21/01/2017Cardiff Blues - Bristol Rugby37-21

Group 5
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiffTFTATBLB
1Edinburgh Rugby24650121512293301531Qualified for quarter finals
2Stade Français20640215210844201631To repechage
3Harlequins186303230113117341442
4Timisoara Saracens0600626280-25424100
The match between Timisoara Saracens and Stade Français was cancelled due to heavy snow on 14/01.
As the disciplinary committee found that Timisoara Saracens did not take all appropriate steps to prepare
and protect the playing surface, a 28-0 (5-0) victory was given to Stade Français .

Matches
Group phase
13/10/2016Harlequins - Stade Français43-21
15/10/2016Timisoara Saracens - Edinburgh Rugby17-59
20/10/2016Stade Français - Timisoara Saracens27-0
22/10/2016Edinburgh Rugby - Harlequins36-35
10/12/2016Edinburgh Rugby - Stade Français28-23
10/12/2016Timisoara Saracens - Harlequins3-42
15/12/2016Stade Français - Edinburgh Rugby26-20
17/12/2016Harlequins - Timisoara Saracens75-3
14/01/2017Harlequins - Edinburgh Rugby18-23
14/01/2017Timisoara Saracens - Stade Français0-28
20/01/2017Edinburgh Rugby - Timisoara Saracens49-3
22/01/2017Stade Français - Harlequins27-17

Repechage
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiffTFTATBLB
1La Rochelle24650120310499281140Qualified to quarter finals
2Cardiff Blues22650115011535161520
3Stade Français20640215210844201631
4Lyon OU16630318716423262140
5Newport Gwent Dragons14630315014010191920


Final phase
Quarter finalsSemifinalsFinal
Ospreys
4/2/2017 - 21-25Stade Français
4/23/2017 - 28-25
Stade FrançaisStade Français
Bath5/12/2017 - 25-17
4/1/2017 - 34-20
Bath
BriveStade Français
Edinburgh Rugby
3/31/2017 - 22-32La Rochelle
4/22/2017 - 14-16
La Rochelle
GloucesterGloucester
4/1/2017 - 46-26
Gloucester
Cardiff Blues