Limerick Rugby

The BKT URC knock-out fixtures are announced

AFTER a dramatic ending to the most competitive regular season of the BKT United Rugby Championship the line-up for next weekend’s Quarter-Finals can be confirmed.
Defending champions Munster have earned the top ranking for the Play-Offs meaning that they will host the 2024 BKT URC Grand Final should they qualify.
Rankings based on Final League Standings
Munster – 68 pts
Vodacom Bulls – 66 pts
Leinster – 65 pts (PD +204)
Glasgow Warriors – 65 pts (PD +166)
DHL Stormers – 59 pts
Ulster – 54 pts (PD +28)
Benetton – 54 pts
Ospreys – 50 pts (10 games won)
Munster will face Ospreys in Quarter-Final 1 at Thomond Park, Limerick while second-placed Vodacom Bulls will host Benetton at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria.
Quarter-Final 3 sees eight-time league winners Leinster take on Ulster at Aviva Stadium in Dublin and the final game of the slate sees Glasgow Warriors and DHL Stormers meet in Scotstoun Stadium.
All kick-off times have also been confirmed with broadcasters and the league would like to acknowledge the preliminary work from that group that has allowed us do this so quickly.
Friday, June 7
QF1: (1) Munster v (8) OspreysThomond Park, Limerick
Kick-off: 19:35 (UK& IREe) / 20:35 (ITA & SA)
Live on RTE, S4C, Premier Sports, SuperSport &
Saturday, June 8
QF2: (2) Vodacom Bulls v (7) Benetton
Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria
Kick-off: 14:30 (UK & IRE) / 15:30 (ITA & SA)
Live on SuperSport, Premier Sports, Sky Italia, TG4 &
QF3: (3) Leinster v (6) Ulster
Aviva Stadium, Dublin
Kick-off: 17:00 (UK & IRE) / 18:00 (ITA & SA)
Live on TG4, Premier Sports, SuperSport &
QF4: (4) Glasgow Warriors v (5) DHL Stormers
Scotstoun Stadium, Glasgow
Kick-off: 19:35 (UK & IRE) / 20:35 (ITA & SA)
Live on Premier Sports, SuperSport &
The potential Semi-Final line-up will see the winners of QF1 and QF4 meet in Semi-Final 1.
The winners of QF2 and QF3 will meet in Semi-Final 2.
SF1: Munster/Ospreys v Glasgow Warriors/DHL Stormers
SF2: Vodacom Bulls/Benetton v Leinster/Ulster.

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