Glasgow's Celtic Park To Host 2019 PRO14 Final

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31 July 2018

Celtic Park will host the 2019 Guinness PRO14 Final on Saturday, May 25th, the first time the event has been held outside of a traditional rugby venue.

But, there is already talk of potential match day chaos as the Scottish FA Cup Final is scheduled for the same day at Hampden Park three miles away.

The championship decider returns to Scotland for the first time since 2016.

With a capacity of 60,832 Celtic Park is known for football, but also hosted athletics and cycling when the site opened in 1892 and today holds a reputation for providing some of the most colourful and passionate atmospheres in all of sport.

Martin Anayi, CEO of PRO14 Rugby, said: “Bringing our Final to a world-famous stadium like Celtic Park is a truly historic step in the evolution of the Guinness PRO14. Since introducing "Destination Final" venues in 2015 we have seen the event thrive by making it about fans of rugby and not just the supporters of the two teams competing for the trophy.

“The bid put forward by Scottish Rugby, Celtic FC and the City of Glasgow was compelling from the very beginning and we’re certain that fans across the Guinness PRO14 will share in our excitement. Glasgow has so much to offer in terms of hospitality, culture and heritage and like our previous Finals in Dublin, Edinburgh and Belfast we can offer fans so much more than just a rugby experience.

“In the past number of seasons

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