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Heineken Cup

Heineken Cup 1998/99

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

Final results
Winner:Ulster
Qualified to Heineken Cup 1999/00:Ulster

Qualifiers

Group phase
Group 1
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiffTFTA
1Stade Français1065012191171022710Qualified to quarter finals
2Llanelli Scarlets66303113180-671222
3Club Athletique Bordeaux Begles46204141124171712
4Leinster46204127179-521123

Matches
Group phase
19/09/1998Club Athletique Bordeaux Begles - Stade Français28-39
19/09/1998Llanelli Scarlets - Leinster27-33
25/09/1998Leinster - Stade Français17-28
26/09/1998Llanelli Scarlets - Club Athletique Bordeaux Begles22-10
09/10/1998Leinster - Club Athletique Bordeaux Begles9-3
10/10/1998Stade Français - Llanelli Scarlets49-3
17/10/1998Stade Français - Leinster56-31
18/10/1998Club Athletique Bordeaux Begles - Llanelli Scarlets48-10
31/10/1998Club Athletique Bordeaux Begles - Leinster31-10
31/10/1998Llanelli Scarlets - Stade Français17-13
06/11/1998Leinster - Llanelli Scarlets27-34
07/11/1998Stade Français - Club Athletique Bordeaux Begles34-21

Group 2
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiffTFTA
1Perpignan1065012381081303513Qualified to quarter finals
2Munster96411144108361713
3Neath36114118194-761427
4Petrarca Padova2610579169-90821

Matches
Group phase
19/09/1998Munster - Petrarca Padova20-13
19/09/1998Neath - Perpignan33-51
26/09/1998Munster - Neath34-10
27/09/1998Perpignan - Petrarca Padova67-8
10/10/1998Perpignan - Munster41-24
10/10/1998Petrarca Padova - Neath28-17
17/10/1998Neath - Munster18-18
17/10/1998Petrarca Padova - Perpignan6-14
31/10/1998Munster - Perpignan13-5
31/10/1998Neath - Petrarca Padova16-3
08/11/1998Perpignan - Neath60-24
08/11/1998Petrarca Padova - Munster21-35

Group 3
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiffTFTA
1Ulster96411197168292320Qualified to quarter finals
2Toulouse864022341031313111
3Edinburgh Reivers56213179146332114
4Ebbw Vale26105114307-1931141

Matches
Group phase
18/09/1998Ulster - Edinburgh Reivers38-38
19/09/1998Toulouse - Ebbw Vale108-16
26/09/1998Edinburgh Reivers - Ebbw Vale41-17
26/09/1998Toulouse - Ulster39-3
10/10/1998Ebbw Vale - Ulster28-61
11/10/1998Edinburgh Reivers - Toulouse25-29
16/10/1998Ulster - Toulouse29-24
17/10/1998Ebbw Vale - Edinburgh Reivers16-43
30/10/1998Ulster - Ebbw Vale43-18
31/10/1998Toulouse - Edinburgh Reivers23-11
07/11/1998Ebbw Vale - Toulouse19-11
08/11/1998Edinburgh Reivers - Ulster21-23

Group 4
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiffTFTA
1Colomiers86402176121552210Qualified to quarter finals
2Pontypridd66303160141191316
3Benetton Treviso66303142150-81313
4Glasgow Caledonians46204121187-661019

Matches
Group phase
19/09/1998Benetton Treviso - Colomiers19-22
20/09/1998Glasgow Caledonians - Pontypridd21-43
26/09/1998Benetton Treviso - Glasgow Caledonians34-15
26/09/1998Pontypridd - Colomiers32-27
09/10/1998Pontypridd - Benetton Treviso13-22
10/10/1998Colomiers - Glasgow Caledonians34-16
17/10/1998Colomiers - Pontypridd35-21
18/10/1998Glasgow Caledonians - Benetton Treviso40-27
25/10/1998Colomiers - Benetton Treviso41-7
31/10/1998Benetton Treviso - Pontypridd33-19
01/11/1998Glasgow Caledonians - Colomiers26-17
07/11/1998Pontypridd - Glasgow Caledonians32-3

Final phase
Quarter finalsSemifinalsFinal
Ulster
12/11/1998 - 15-13Ulster
1/9/1999 - 33-27
ToulouseUlster
Stade Français1/30/1999 - 21-6
12/12/1998 - 71-14
Stade Français
PontypriddUlster
Colomiers
12/13/1998 - 23-9Colomiers
1/9/1999 - 10-6
Munster
PerpignanColomiers
12/12/1998 - 34-17
Perpignan
Llanelli Scarlets