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We're back with more Heineken Champions Cup Rugby on Channel 4 along with our Saturday morning round-up, The Big Tackle.

SATURDAY 16 NOVEMBER

THE BIG TACKLE at 9.35am
Kicking off Channel 4's second season of coverage of the Heineken Champions Cup, The Big Tackle looks ahead to this afternoon's game at The Rec, where 1998 champions, Bath, take on 1999's champions Ulster. Also, expect special guests, exclusive interviews, news and chat covering all things Union and how this year's championship will shape up. Hosted by Ed Jackson, with Danielle Waterman reporting.

BATH V ULSTER at 12.30pm
In this its 25th year, Europe's top clubs begin their campaign for the Heineken Champions Cup. First up, two former champions, Bath, having won in 1998 and Ulster, in 1999, face off at the Rec in Bath. And to add a little more spice, there's some sibling rivalry simmering under the surface in the shape of the Burns brothers, as Freddie lines up with Bath and Billy faces him with Ulster. Lee McKenzie presents, with commentary by Mile Harrison, Jamie Heaslip and Nolli Waterman.

 

SATURDAY 23 NOVEMBER

THE BIG TACKLE at 8am
Ed Jackson takes a look ahead to this afternoon's Pool 4 Group Stage match between cup holders Saracens and Swansea's Ospreys to see how the teams stack up head to head. Plus, highlights of all the best action from the previous round's games.

SARACENS V OSPREYS at 12.30pm
Current Heineken Champions Cup holders Saracens have won the competition three times, putting them only one title behind the record held by Toulouse and Leinster, so they'll be looking for a strong start. Meanwhile, Ospreys don't have a great record against this team, so will be fired up to turn that around. Lee McKenzie presents, with Ed Jackson reporting and Miles Harrison, Jamie Heaslip and Nolli Waterman in the commentary box. Other guests include injured Wales and Ospreys fly half, Gareth Anscombe.

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