Ulster to battle Saracens again

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Ulster have been drawn in pool 1 for next seasons European Champions Cup.

The northern province will take on English champions Saracens and French teams Toulouse and Oyonnax.

After defeats in the last two years in the quarter finals to Saracens, Ulster will be hoping its third time lucky

Leinster have been handed a nightmare draw with the province going up against defending champions Toulon, who will have Paul O'Connell in their ranks, as well as Premiership giants, Bath and Wasps.

Munster will face newly-crowned French champions Stade Francais as well as Leicester and Treviso

Meanwhile, it's been confirmed that next season's final will take place in Lyon, while the 2017 decider will be staged in Murrayfield.

In the Challenge Cup, Connacht were among the top seeds for today's draw and Pat Lam's side will face Brive, Newcastle and Russian side Enisei-sten in the group stages.