Championship Cup quarter-final pairings


Jersey Reds will host Cornish Pirates on Saturday February 2nd February in the quarter-finals of the inaugural Championship Cup.

The Reds have won five of their six pool matches in recent weeks, earning a top-four seeding for the knock-out stages. The Pirates, who beat current Greene King IPA Championship leaders London Irish in the Cup last Saturday, were ranked fifth.

                                           Cornish Pirates

The clash with the Pirates will kick off at 2pm on Saturday February 2nd, forming the focal point of an exciting day's rugby, which also includes the opening round of the Guinness 6 Nations. 2018 Champions Ireland host England in Dublin, kicking off at 4.45pm, and the match will be shown live on the big screens at Stade Santander International.

Ealing Trailfinders’ reward for winning five games out of six and narrowly finishing top of pool two is a home tie against Nottingham.

London Irish were the top try-scorers across the six games and they will host a Coventry side who finished second in pool three.

Despite being bottom of the Championship, Yorkshire Carnegie have impressed in the cup winning five games to top pool one and they will now face Bedford Blues in front of their own fans.

Championship Cup quarter-final fixtures:

  • Ealing Trailfinders v Nottingham (Saturday - 2.30pm)
  • London Irish v Coventry (Sunday - 3pm)
  • Yorkshire Carnegie v Bedford Blues (Sunday - 3pm)
  • Jersey Reds v Cornish Pirates (Saturday - 2pm)

The winners of the above ties will go forward to the semi-finals on the weekend of February 22nd-24th.

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