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Heineken Cup

Heineken Cup 2010/11

Overview
The final was played at Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, Wales.

Final results
Winner:Leinster
Qualified to Heineken Cup 2011/12:Leinster

Qualifiers
England
Leicester TigersWinner in Guinness Premiership 2009/10
SaracensFinalist in Guinness Premiership 2009/10
BathDefeated in semifinals in Guinness Premiership 2009/10
Northampton Saints
London WaspsFifth in Guinness Premiership 2009/10
London IrishSixth in Guinness Premiership 2009/10
France
ToulouseWinner in Heineken Cup 2009/10 and Defeated in semifinals in Top 14 2009/10
Clermont AuvergneWinner in Top 14 2009/10
PerpignanFinalist in Top 14 2009/10
ToulonDefeated in semifinals in Top 14 2009/10
CastresDefeated in quarter finals in Top 14 2009/10
Racing Métro 92
BiarritzSeventh in Top 14 2009/10
Ireland
LeinsterBest irish team in Magners League 2009/10
MunsterSecond irish team in Magners League 2009/10
UlsterThird irish team in Magners League 2009/10
Italy
AironiEvery professional team take part to the cup
Benetton Treviso
Scotland
Edinburgh RugbyEvery professional team take part to the cup
Glasgow Warriors
Wales
Cardiff BluesWinner in Amlin Challenge Cup 2009/10
Newport Gwent DragonsEvery professional team take part to the cup
Ospreys
Scarlets

Group phase
Group 1
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiffTFTATBLB
1Northampton Saints256600155876816710Qualified for quarter finals
2Cardiff Blues146303107113-66802To repechage
3Castres116204105115-10101203
4Edinburgh Rugby8610598150-52101504

Matches
Group phase
08/10/2010Northampton Saints - Castres18-14
09/10/2010Cardiff Blues - Edinburgh Rugby18-17
15/10/2010Castres - Cardiff Blues27-20
16/10/2010Edinburgh Rugby - Northampton Saints27-31
11/12/2010Castres - Edinburgh Rugby21-16
11/12/2010Northampton Saints - Cardiff Blues23-15
19/12/2010Cardiff Blues - Northampton Saints19-23
20/12/2010Edinburgh Rugby - Castres24-22
14/01/2011Cardiff Blues - Castres14-9
14/01/2011Northampton Saints - Edinburgh Rugby37-0
22/01/2011Castres - Northampton Saints12-23
22/01/2011Edinburgh Rugby - Cardiff Blues14-21

Group 2
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiffTFTATBLB
1Leinster2465011791047521931Qualified for quarter finals
2Clermont Auvergne196402114942014921To repechage
3Racing Métro 9296204104151-4791701
4Saracens66105107155-4891802

Matches
Group phase
09/10/2010Clermont Auvergne - Saracens25-10
09/10/2010Leinster - Racing Métro 9238-22
16/10/2010Racing Métro 92 - Clermont Auvergne16-9
16/10/2010Saracens - Leinster23-25
11/12/2010Saracens - Racing Métro 9221-24
12/12/2010Clermont Auvergne - Leinster20-13
17/12/2010Racing Métro 92 - Saracens14-19
18/12/2010Leinster - Clermont Auvergne24-8
14/01/2011Clermont Auvergne - Racing Métro 9228-17
15/01/2011Leinster - Saracens43-20
21/01/2011Racing Métro 92 - Leinster11-36
21/01/2011Saracens - Clermont Auvergne14-24

Group 3
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiffTFTATBLB
1Toulon1764021431349131310Qualified for quarter finals
2Munster1663031431222117922To repechage
3Ospreys146303117113471102
4London Irish96204107141-3491301

Matches
Group phase
09/10/2010London Irish - Munster23-17
09/10/2010Toulon - Ospreys19-14
15/10/2010Ospreys - London Irish27-16
16/10/2010Munster - Toulon45-18
12/12/2010London Irish - Toulon13-19
12/12/2010Munster - Ospreys22-16
18/12/2010Ospreys - Munster19-15
18/12/2010Toulon - London Irish38-17
16/01/2011London Irish - Ospreys24-12
16/01/2011Toulon - Munster32-16
22/01/2011Munster - London Irish28-14
22/01/2011Ospreys - Toulon29-17

Group 4
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiffTFTATBLB
1Biarritz226402140855516942Qualified for quarter finals
2Ulster226501145935215820To repechage
3Bath1462041471083920824
4Aironi4610565211-14643000

Matches
Group phase
08/10/2010Ulster - Aironi30-6
10/10/2010Bath - Biarritz11-12
16/10/2010Aironi - Bath6-22
17/10/2010Biarritz - Ulster35-15
11/12/2010Aironi - Biarritz28-27
11/12/2010Ulster - Bath22-18
17/12/2010Biarritz - Aironi34-3
18/12/2010Bath - Ulster22-26
15/01/2011Bath - Aironi55-16
15/01/2011Ulster - Biarritz9-6
22/01/2011Aironi - Ulster6-43
22/01/2011Biarritz - Bath26-19

Group 5
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiffTFTATBLB
1Perpignan2264111961128423940Qualified for quarter finals
2Leicester Tigers22641121511897251031To repechage
3Scarlets156303149191-42162430
4Benetton Treviso16006109248-139113201

Matches
Group phase
09/10/2010Benetton Treviso - Leicester Tigers29-34
09/10/2010Scarlets - Perpignan43-34
17/10/2010Leicester Tigers - Scarlets46-10
17/10/2010Perpignan - Benetton Treviso35-14
11/12/2010Perpignan - Leicester Tigers24-19
11/12/2010Scarlets - Benetton Treviso35-27
18/12/2010Benetton Treviso - Scarlets15-38
19/12/2010Leicester Tigers - Perpignan22-22
15/01/2011Benetton Treviso - Perpignan9-44
15/01/2011Scarlets - Leicester Tigers18-32
23/01/2011Leicester Tigers - Benetton Treviso62-15
23/01/2011Perpignan - Scarlets37-5

Group 6
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiffTFTATBLB
1Toulouse226501155857015611Qualified for quarter finals
2London Wasps1964021451063915621To repechage
3Glasgow Warriors126303116141-25101500
4Newport Gwent Dragons2600677161-8451802

Matches
Group phase
08/10/2010Glasgow Warriors - Newport Gwent Dragons21-13
10/10/2010Toulouse - London Wasps18-16
16/10/2010Newport Gwent Dragons - Toulouse19-40
17/10/2010London Wasps - Glasgow Warriors38-26
10/12/2010Glasgow Warriors - Toulouse16-28
12/12/2010Newport Gwent Dragons - London Wasps16-23
19/12/2010London Wasps - Newport Gwent Dragons37-10
21/12/2010Toulouse - Glasgow Warriors36-10
15/01/2011Toulouse - Newport Gwent Dragons17-3
16/01/2011Glasgow Warriors - London Wasps20-10
23/01/2011London Wasps - Toulouse21-16
23/01/2011Newport Gwent Dragons - Glasgow Warriors16-23

Repechage
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiffTFTATBLB
1Leicester Tigers22641121511897251031Qualified to quarter finals
2Ulster226501145935215820
3London Wasps1964021451063915621Qualified to Challenge Cup quarter finals
4Clermont Auvergne196402114942014921
5Munster1663031431222117922
6Cardiff Blues146303107113-66802


Final phase
Quarter finalsSemifinalsFinal
Leinster
4/9/2011 - 17-10Leinster
4/30/2011 - 32-23
Leicester TigersLeinster
Biarritz5/21/2011 - 33-22
4/10/2011 - 20-27
Toulouse
ToulouseLeinster
Northampton Saints
4/10/2011 - 23-13Northampton Saints
5/1/2011 - 23-7
Ulster
PerpignanNorthampton Saints
4/9/2011 - 29-25
Perpignan
Toulon