Rainbow Cup set to be decided by ‘North’ v ‘South’ Final


THERE will be a winner of the inaugural Rainbow Cup as North and South winners to meet in a decider.

PRO14 Rugby have confirmed today that the Guinness PRO14 Rainbow Cup is set to culminate in a ‘North v South’ Final on June 19 so that the dual tournaments operating in Europe and South Africa will tie together to produce one winner.

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Planning is now at an advanced stage and all written approvals are expected imminently for the game to take place at a European venue.

Munster currently occupy top spot after two rounds with games to come against Connacht this evening, Cardiff Blues and Zebre.

27 March 2021; Jack Conan of Leinster catches the ball ahead of Conor Murray of Munster during the Guinness PRO14 Final match between Leinster and Munster at the RDS Arena in Dublin. Photo by David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile

The Northern representative in the final shall be the team who finishes first in the table among the 12 teams in the Guinness PRO14 Rainbow Cup while the Southern representative shall be the side who ranks first in the Rainbow Cup SA competition.

Further details on the ‘North v South’ Guinness Rainbow Cup Final will be provided next week.

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