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All-Ireland Champions Cup final dream alive as Leinster and Munster await semi venues

Here’s how tomorrow’s quarter-finals will impact the venues for Ireland’s remaining provinces.

MUNSTER WILL TAKE a Champions Cup semi-final to the Aviva Stadium in a fortnight’s time if reigning champions Saracens manage to beat Glasgow Warriors tomorrow to join them in the last four.

Fergus McFadden celebrates scoring a try Source: Morgan Treacy/INPHO

The southern province thrashed Toulouse 41 – 16 in Thomond Park after Leinster earlier defeated Wasps to book a trip to France.

With French television audiences usually preferring a Sunday fixture, Leinster are likely to play either Clermont (in Lyon) or Toulon (in Nice) on Sunday 23 April, with Munster’s match likely to go on the Saturday.

Darren Sweetnam celebrates his try with Tyler Bleyendaal Source: Dan Sheridan/INPHO

However, Rassie Erasmus’ men will have to travel to Edinburgh if Glasgow Warriors manage to upset the English and European champions in Allianz Park tomorrow.

Quarter-finals, Sunday 2 April

Saracens v Glasgow Warriors (13.00, Sky Sports)

Clermont v Toulon (15.15, BT Sport)

Semi-finals, weekend of 22/23 April

Munster v Saracens / Glasgow Warriors (Aviva stadium / Murrayfield)

Clermont / Toulon v Leinster ( Stadium de Gerland / Allianz Riviera Stadium)

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