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Rugby | Irish teams face tough draw in Champions Cup

Here are your 2018/19 @Heineken Champions Cup pools!#ChampionsCupDraw pic.twitter.com/ZfPtl07OxE — Heineken Champions Cup (@ChampionsCup) June 20, 2018 Paddy Jackson is in line to play against Connacht, after his new club Perpignan were drawn alongside the Irish province in in the Challenge Cup. The 26 year old had his contract revoked by the IRFU in April following his rape trial (he was acquitted of all charges), and joined Perpignan on a two-year deal earlier this month. The two clubs will be joined by Sale Sharks and Bordeaux-Bègles in Pool 3. 2018/19 Heineken Champions Cup pools: Pool 1: Leinster Rugby, Wasps, Toulouse, Bath Rugby Pool 2: Castres Olympique, Exeter Chiefs, Munster Rugby, Gloucester Rugby Pool 3: Saracens, Glasgow Warriors, Lyon, Cardiff Blues Pool 4: Scarlets, Racing 92, Leicester Tigers, Ulster Rugby Pool 5: Montpellier, Newcastle Falcons, Edinburgh Rugby, RC Toulon 2018/19 Challenge Cup pools: Pool 1: Northampton Saints, Clermont, Dragons, Timisora Saracens Pool 2: Pau, Ospreys, Worcester Warriors, Stade Francais Paris Pool 3: Sale Sharks, Connacht, Bordeaux-Begles, Perpignan Pool 4: La Rochelle, Zebre, Bristol Bears, Enisei-STM Pool 5: Benetton Rugby, Harlequins, Agen, Grenoble
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