Leinster Rugby have been drawn against Lyon, Northampton Saints and Benetton Rugby in Pool 1 of the 2019/20 Heineken Champions Cup.

The draw took place at the Centre de Congres Bealieu in Lausanne, Switzerland today and was conducted by Sarra Elgan (BT Sport) and Mathieu Lartot (France Télévisions) with Bryan Habana (Channel 4) and Dimitri Yachvili (beIN SPORTS).

Having won the Guinness PRO14 Final at Celtic Park last month, Leinster were placed in Tier 1 with Premiership champions, Saracens, and Top 14 winners, Toulouse.

Top 14 runners-up, ASM Clermont, and Premiership runners-up, Exeter Chiefs, were also placed in Tier 1 following a preliminary draw.

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2019/20 Heineken Champions Cup Pools

Pool 1

Leinster Rugby
Northampton Saints
Benetton Rugby

Pool 2

Exeter Chiefs
Glasgow Warriors
La Rochelle
Sale Sharks

Pool 3

ASM Clermont
Ulster Rugby
Bath Rugby

Pool 4

Munster Rugby
Racing 92

Pool 5

Gloucester Rugby
Connacht Rugby

2019/20 Heineken Champions Cup key dates

Round 1: 15/16/17 November 2019
Round 2: 22/23/24 November 2019
Round 3: 6/7/8 December 2019
Round 4: 13/14/15 December 2019
Round 5: 10/11/12 January 2020
Round 6: 17/18/19 January 2020
Quarter-finals: 3/4/5 April 2020
Semi-finals: 1/2/3 May 2020

2020 Marseille finals

Challenge Cup final: Friday 22 May, Stade de Marseille
Champions Cup final: Saturday 23 May, Stade de Marseille