Ospreys drawn with Clermont in European Champions Cup

Alun Wyn Jones, Scott Williams, Taulupe Faletau and Sam Warburton

Ospreys have been drawn alongside last season's runners-up Clermont Auvergne, Exeter and Bordeaux in Pool 2 of the European Champions Cup.

Scarlets will face Glasgow, Northampton and Racing 92 in Pool 3 of the same competition.

In the Challenge Cup, Cardiff Blues have been drawn with Montpellier, Harlequins and Calvisano in Pool 3.

Newport Gwent Dragons's Challenge Cup Pool 2 pits them against Sale, Castres and Pau.

Ospreys are Wales' highest-ranked team in the European Champions Cup, though Pool 2's top seeds are last season's finalists Clermont, for whom Wales centre Jonathan Davies plays.

Former Scarlets wing George North is set to return to Parc y Scarlets with current side Northampton in Pool 3.

There will also be a reunion for Blues in the Challenge Cup, as they face former players Jamie Roberts and Adam Jones, the Wales internationals who have joined Harlequins.

Dragons, meanwhile, face two French sides, newly-promoted Pau - who have signed New Zealand centre Conrad Smith - and 2013 Top 14 champions Castres.

Lyon will host the Champions Cup final on Saturday, 14 May, 2016, while its new 59,000-capacity Grand Stade de Lyon will stage the Challenge Cup a day earlier.

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