No home semi-finals for South African teams if they qualify

The South African teams will play their potential Champions Cup semi-final “at home” in Europe and not in South Africa, the EPCR, organizer of the continental competitions, told AFP on Monday, confirming information from the Irish media. ” This is an agreement with the SARU” the South African Federation, added the instance.

Bulls, Stormers and Sharks will however be able to receive in eighths and quarters. According to a source familiar with the matter, “ if the South African teams qualify for the semi-finals, the matches will take place in Europe “.

On the other hand, if two franchises of the rainbow nation must face each other in the semi-finals, the match can be played in South Africa. Currently, before the 4th and last day of the group stage, the Sharks (2nd in Pool A, 3 wins) are already qualified. The Bulls (6th in Pool A, 2 wins) and the Stormers (4th in Pool B, 2 wins) are on track to earn their ticket to the finals.


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