Saints discover Champions Cup pool stage opponents

Saints will square up to Racing 92 and Ulster in the pool stages of this season's Champions Cup.

Wednesday, 21st July 2021, 12:44 pm
Updated Wednesday, 21st July 2021, 12:46 pm
Ollie Sleightholme scored against Ulster back in March but Saints were beaten in the Challenge Cup quarter-final at Franklin's Gardens

The draw was made on Wednesday afternoon and Saints were set to face Racing 92 and Ulster or Connacht and Bordeaux-Begles.

They were placed in Pool A, meaning they will face trips to Paris and Belfast in December and January.

Saints last faced Ulster back in April, losing to them in a Challenge Cup quarter-final at Franklin's Gardens.

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But they do have good memories of their last competitive trip to Belfast back in December 2012, when the black, green and gold grabbed a memorable European win.

As for Racing, Saints have faced them numerous times during the past decade, but they have not played against the Parisians since December 2015.