Heineken Cup Pool Draw: 2012/13
The pool draw for the 2012/13 Heineken Cup took place at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin this morning.
The draw, which officially begins the countdown to the 2013 Heineken Cup final being held in Dublin on Saturday 18th May, was streamed live on the ERC website and has thrown up some mouth-watering clashes.
For the purposes of the draw, the 24 qualified clubs are divided into four tiers of six clubs, based on their European performances over the past four seasons. The clubs from each tier will be kept apart in the draw for the pools.
Having won European rugby