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Warriors to face local rivals in Europe

Worcester Editorial 19th Jun, 2015 Updated: 19th Oct, 2016

WORCESTER Warriors’ have been pitted against local rivals Gloucester in Pool Four of the 2015/16 European Rugby Challenge Cup.

Dean Ryan’s men, who have returned to European rugby following their promotion to the Aviva Premiership, will face last season’s champions home and away as they bid to make their mark in the competition.

The draw, which took place on Wednesday, has also handed Warriors’ supporters trips to France and Italy where their side will take on La Rochelle and Zebre respectively.

Worcester have not progressed passed the group stages since 2009 when Bourgoin denied them a place in a second successive final.

The European Rugby Challenge Cup Draw in full…

Pool 1

Connacht

Brive

Newcastle Falcons

Enisei-Stm

Pool 2

Sale Sharks

Newport Gwent Dragons

Castres

Pau

Pool 3

Montpellier

Harlequins

Cardiff Blues

Calvisano

Pool 4

La Rochelle

Gloucester Rugby

Zebre

Warriors

Pool 5

Edinburgh

London Irish

Grenoble

Agen

Tournament weekends….

Round 1: 12/13/14/15 November

Round 2: 19/20/21/22 November

Round 3: 10/11/12/13 December

Round 4: 17/18/19/20 December

Round 5: 14/15/16/17 January 2016

Round 6: 21/22/23/24 January 2016

Quarter-finals: 7/8/9/10 April 2016

Semi-finals: 22/23/24 April 2016

Finals: 13/14 May 2016

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