Cardiff Blues will be looking to record their six straight victory over Edinburgh when the two sides meet in their first of back-to-back Pool Two clashes at the Cardiff City Stadium.
Ulster will be more than aware that they have to record a bonus point win over Italians Aironi if they are serious about mounting a real challenge and qualifying from Pool Four.
Harlequins will put their unbeaten record this season on the line when they host the four-times Heineken Cup champions, Toulouse, at the Twickenham Stoop on Friday night.
Conor O'Shea has no doubt about the size of unbeaten Harlequins' Heineken Cup task against French giants Toulouse on Friday night (8pm).
Munster flyhalf Ronan O'Gara is poised to make his 100th Heineken Cup appearance against Scarlets this weekend and the tournament's leading points scorer is showing no sign of slowing down.
Michael Bradley claims attention to detail is key as Edinburgh prepare for the first match of a Heineken Cup double-header with Cardiff Blues.
Steven Shingler has appealed the four-week ban he received for being sent off in London Irish's 24-18 Heineken Cup defeat to Cardiff Blues.
With the key back-to-back games about to get under way, and with the top two clubs in each Pool meeting each other home and away, Saracens return to Wembley to clash with Ospreys.
Scotland international and recent Glasgow Warriors signing Rory Lamont has begun training with his new side and is available for selection for their European Cup clash with Montpellier this weekend.
Ulster have been boosted ahead of their Heineken Cup clash with Aironi by the arrival of South African fullback Stefan Terblanche.
Toulouse and Harlequins who are each setting the pace in their domestic tournaments go head-to-head at the Twickenham Stoop on Friday.
Scarlets defence coach Simon Easterby believes the next fortnight could make or break his club's Heineken Cup challenge.
Montpellier captain Fulgence Ouedraogo and Toulouse fullback Clement Poitrenaud will miss this weekend's Heineken Cup action through injury.
Northampton's bid to revive their ailing Heineken Cup campaign could be decimated by disciplinary action.
Former All Blacks wing Doug Howlett has been ruled out of both legs of Munster's European Cup double-header against Scarlets after suffering an Achilles injury.
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