The current season of PRO14 will officially end in March 2021. This will allow the four “Super” teams of South Africa and the current clubs that participate in the European competition will end the year with a competition of 16 members that will be called Rainbow Cup PRO14.
The final chapter of the 2020/21 campaign of the tournament that unites Ireland, Wales, Italy and Scotland will end after 16 dates with the winners of the different conferences facing each other in a Grand finale that will take place in March 2021 on the court of the highest ranked team. The rounds 12-16 They will be carried out from February 20 to March 20.
On the other hand, the Rainbow Cup PRO14 will start on April 17 and the protagonists will be divided into two groups of eight teams each, made up of two Irish clubs, two South African, two Welsh, one Italian and one Scottish. Each club will play one match against each group opponent and the teams that finish in the top of the zones will meet in a final on June 19.
With South Africa preparing to host his first tour of the British & Irish Lions since 2009, World champions they will have the first big commitment where Bulls, Lions, Sharks and Stormers will be measured against the best players of Ireland, Italy, Scotland and Wales.