European Champions Cup: Ulster get Saturday game with leaders La Rochelle

Jeremy Sizelle runs in for a La Rochelle try against Ulster in the Pool 1 opener in October
Jeremy Sizelle runs in for a La Rochelle try against Ulster in the Pool 1 opener in October

Match details for Ulster's final two Champions Cup pool games have been announced with leaders La Rochelle first up in Belfast on 13 January.

The Saturday match at 13:00 GMT is followed by the final group fixture against Wasps at the Ricoh Arena on Sunday, 21 January at 16:15.

Ulster lie second and two points behind La Rochelle after four games.

The five pool winners progress to the quarter-finals along with the three best pool runners-up.

La Rochelle thumped Ulster 41-17 in October's opener but the French side gave the others hope by losing to Wasps last weekend.

CHAMPIONS CUP POOL 1
TeamPlayedWonLostForAgainstBonus PtsPoints
La Rochelle43112794315
Ulster43110579113
Wasps42210081210
Harlequins4036614422

Pool 3 pacesetters Leinster host Glasgow Warriors at the RDS on 14 January before finishing away to second-placed Montpellier six days later.

Munster top the Pool 4 standings and they visit Racing 92 on 14 January before a 21 January meeting with Castres at Thomond Park.

There's also Irish interest in the Challenge Cup with Pool 5 leaders Connacht at Worcester Warriors on 13 January and home against Oyonnax a week later.

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