Heineken Cup draw 2013-14: Holders Toulon to face Cardiff in Pool 2

Heineken Cup draw 2013-14: Defending champions Toulon will face Cardiff Blues, Glasgow Warriors and Exeter in Pool 2

Defending champions Toulon have been drawn in the same Heineken Cup qualifying pool as the Cardiff Blues.

Glasgow Warriors and Exeter Chiefs complete the group, in which three British teams will come up against former England fly-half Johnny Wilkinson.

Aviva Premiership champions Leicester Tigers are pitted against Pro-12 runners up Ulster, as well as travelling to France and Italy for games against Montpellier and Treviso respectively in Pool 5.

Northampton Saints, who lost out to Leicester in a thrilling Premiership final at Twickenham in May, face a daunting task in coming up against Pro 12 champions and early contenders
Leinster in Pool 1, plus Ospreys of Wales and Frances’ Castres.

Harlequins are in Pool 4 with defeated 2013 finalists Clermont, while Saracens take on Toulouse in Pool 3.

Heinken Cup 2013-14 Pools

Pool 1: Leinster, Northampton, Ospreys, Castres

Pool 2: Toulon, Cardiff Blues, Glasgow, Exeter

Pool 3: Toulouse, Saracens, Connacht, Zebre

Pool 4: Clermont Auvergne, Harlequins, Scarlets, Racing Metro

Pool 5: Ulster, Leicester, Montpellier, Treviso

Pool 6: Munster, Perpignan, Edinburgh, Gloucester

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