Round 1
Saturday 12.10.1996Newbridge38 - 62GlasgowWelfare Ground, Newbridge
Saturday 12.10.1996Gloucester59 - 7Ebbw ValeKingsholm
Saturday 12.10.1996Bourgoin45 - 22BordeauxStade Pierre Rajon
Saturday 12.10.1996Toulon29 - 38Northampton6,500Stade Felix Mayol
Saturday 12.10.1996Orrell32 - 29DunvantEdge Hall Road
Saturday 12.10.1996Connacht34 - 12PadovaSportsground
Saturday 12.10.1996Narbonne73 - 22Steaua BucharestParc des Sports et de l'Amitie
Saturday 12.10.1996Bristol53 - 5TreorchyMemorial Stadium
Saturday 12.10.1996Bridgend23 - 36CastresBrewery Field
Saturday 12.10.1996Sale12 - 17ClermontHeywood Road
Saturday 12.10.1996Agen32 - 13NewportStade Armandie
Saturday 12.10.1996Swansea63 - 38London IrishSt Helens
Round 2
Wednesday 16.10.1996Glasgow9 - 29SaleHughenden
Wednesday 16.10.1996Gloucester10 - 17BordeauxKingsholm
Wednesday 16.10.1996Ebbw Vale3 - 32SwanseaEugene Cross Park
Wednesday 16.10.1996Toulon32 - 23PadovaStade Felix Mayol
Wednesday 16.10.1996Northampton61 - 7OrrellFranklin's Gardens
Wednesday 16.10.1996Dunvant26 - 9ConnachtBroadacre
Wednesday 16.10.1996Treorchy19 - 26NarbonneThe Oval
Wednesday 16.10.1996Castres67 - 6Steaua BucharestStade Pierre Antoine
Wednesday 16.10.1996Bridgend30 - 27BristolBrewery Field
Wednesday 16.10.1996Newport24 - 9NewbridgeRodney Parade
Wednesday 16.10.1996Agen27 - 17ClermontStade Armandie
Wednesday 16.10.1996London Irish13 - 34BourgoinThe Avenue
Round 3
Saturday 19.10.1996Clermont76 - 9GlasgowStade Marcel Michelin
Saturday 19.10.1996Bourgoin39 - 3Ebbw ValeStade Pierre Rajon
Saturday 19.10.1996Bordeaux32 - 6London IrishStade Andre-Moga
Saturday 19.10.1996Padova49 - 11DunvantStadio Plebiscito
Saturday 19.10.1996Orrell23 - 28ToulonEdge Hall Road
Saturday 19.10.1996Connacht11 - 31NorthamptonSportsground
Saturday 19.10.1996Castres61 - 17TreorchyStade Pierre Antoine
Saturday 19.10.1996Bristol16 - 18NarbonneMemorial Stadium
Saturday 19.10.1996Bridgend24 - 24Steaua BucharestBrewery Field
Saturday 19.10.1996Sale52 - 22NewportHeywood Road
Saturday 19.10.1996Newbridge13 - 30AgenWelfare Ground, Newbridge
Saturday 19.10.1996Swansea62 - 12GloucesterSt Helens
Round 4
Saturday 26.10.1996Agen33 - 16SaleStade Armandie
Saturday 26.10.1996Swansea31 - 31BordeauxSt Helens
Saturday 26.10.1996Ebbw Vale28 - 20London IrishEugene Cross Park
Saturday 26.10.1996Orrell42 - 25PadovaEdge Hall Road
Saturday 26.10.1996Northampton48 - 32DunvantFranklin's Gardens
Saturday 26.10.1996Narbonne33 - 17BridgendParc des Sports et de l'Amitie
Saturday 26.10.1996Steaua Bucharest38 - 31TreorchySteaua Stadium
Saturday 26.10.1996Bristol14 - 27CastresMemorial Stadium
Saturday 26.10.1996Newport25 - 10GlasgowRodney Parade
Saturday 26.10.1996Newbridge12 - 46ClermontWelfare Ground, Newbridge
Sunday 27.10.1996Toulon44 - 10ConnachtStade Felix Mayol
Sunday 27.10.1996Gloucester9 - 24BourgoinKingsholm
Round 5
Wednesday 30.10.1996Glasgow23 - 34AgenHughenden
Saturday 02.11.1996Bourgoin54 - 19SwanseaStade Pierre Rajon
Saturday 02.11.1996Bordeaux93 - 7Ebbw ValeStade Andre-Moga
Saturday 02.11.1996Padova9 - 29NorthamptonStadio Plebiscito
Saturday 02.11.1996Dunvant8 - 31ToulonBroadacre
Saturday 02.11.1996Connacht30 - 18OrrellSportsground
Saturday 02.11.1996TreorchyBridgendThe Oval
Saturday 02.11.1996Narbonne11 - 16CastresParc des Sports et de l'Amitie
Saturday 02.11.1996Dunvant19 - 18BristolSteaua Stadium
Saturday 02.11.1996Sale57 - 34NewbridgeHeywood Road
Saturday 02.11.1996Clermont55 - 14NewportStade Marcel Michelin
Saturday 02.11.1996London Irish13 - 29GloucesterThe Avenue
Quarter-Final
Saturday 16.11.1996Agen20 - 15BordeauxStade Armandie
Saturday 16.11.1996Bourgoin17 - 15ClermontStade Pierre Rajon
Saturday 16.11.1996Castres23 - 15Toulon5,000Stade Pierre Antoine
Saturday 16.11.1996Northampton22 - 23Narbonne7,000Franklin's Gardens
Semi-Final
Sunday 05.01.1997Bourgoin29 - 6Narbonne7,000Stade Pierre Rajon
Sunday 05.01.1997Castres23 - 6Agen5,000Stade Pierre Antoine
Final
Sunday 26.01.1997Bourgoin18 - 9Castres10,000Stade de la Mediterranee