PRO12

  • Sportitalia Become PRO12 Partner

    RaboDirect PRO12 (PRO12) and the Italian Rugby Federation (FIR) have announced that Sportitalia will be appointed host broadcaster for the 2012/13 RaboDirect PRO12 in Italy. The Milan-based television company, which has in the past broadcast both the French Top14 and the Six Nations U20 Italian matches, will produce and broadcast live on free-to-air TV the twenty two RaboDirect PRO12 matches that will be played on Italian soil. They will also receive from the other official broadcasters the feed...

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  • PRO12 Seeks Global Audience With You Tube

    The RaboDirect PRO12 has agreed a deal with You Tube for in-game highlights from the competition. "Extensive" in-game highlights, and more comprehensive action when the matches finish, will be available on the channel youtube.com/RaboDirectPRO12. The resource will also feature archive footage from previous years. David Jordan, Tournament Director of the PRO12, says: “This is a very positive new step for the RaboDirect PRO12.  Our competition is thriving - attendance figures are up by approxim...

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  • Italian Clubs Pay Pro12 Debts

    Treviso and Zebre have now paid any outstanding participation fees owed to their fellow Guinness PRO12 clubs and will continue to participate in the league. The Italian sides had agreed a new four-year contract to play in the PRO12 in 2014 but were reportedly running the risk of expulsion by not paying a participation fee that is thought to amount to around €1.5 million. Any outstanding debts have now been paid though and PRO12 organisers have confirmed to Running Rugby that there are now no i...

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  • Cheetahs Invited To Join PRO12?

    The South African Super rugby union outfit, Cheetahs based in Bloemfontein have denied a BBC report last week that they have been officially invited to join the PRO12 next year although they have not denied discussions with the league. With SANZAAR cutting Super Rugby from 18 teams to 15 in 2018, the Cheetahs and the Kings have emerged as the favourites to lose their status. According to a report published on the BBC website last week, the Cheetahs have already been invited to take part in the...

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  • Kingspan Stadium To Host Pro12 Final

    Belfast has been chosen as the host city for the 2015 Guinness PRO12 final with Ulster's Kingspan Stadium to welcome supporters on Saturday May 30th 2015.  It is the first time that the PRO12 has staged a 'destination final’ at a neutral ground, rather than one of the competing teams. The aim is for title sponsors Guinness to help support a festival of rugby throughout the whole city around date of the final. Tickets will go on public sale on Tuesday 3rd February through both Ulster and Ticke...

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  • Sky Sports To Provide Full Pro12 Highlights

    Sky Sports will provide highlights of all 135 Guinness PRO12 matches this season across its digital platforms. Each round of the tournament has six matches and highlights from all televised fixtures will be available to view across Sky Sports and Guinness PRO12's digital platforms on Sunday nights. Highlights from non-televised matches will be published online shortly after that. PRO12 chief executive John Feehan said: "We are delighted that rugby fans will be able to see all match highlights fr...

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  • PRO12 Final Stages Draw Record Crowds

    This season's RaboDirect PRO12 play-offs drew record attendances last weekend as Leinster and Glasgow Warriors secured their place in the 2014 Final. A record 10,000 capacity crowd turned up to Scotstoun in Glasgow to see the Warriors edge past Munster 16-15 before another record play-off crowd at the RDS in Dublin witnessed Leinster beat provincial rivals Ulster, meaning that attendance figures were up 18 per cent on last year. With the top two sides set to meet in the final, organisers are alr...

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  • Treviso To Abandon Pro12 Next Season

    Bennetton Treviso have announced their intention to abandon the PRO12 next season in favour of a more suitable - but as yet unknown - alternative. Their fellow Italian PRO12 club, Zebre, is expected to follow suit. The club are said to be frustrated by "a prolonged lack of final decisions". An official statement said: "Benetton Rugby from now on declares itself available to consider, and eventually participate, in future tournaments or games that the Italian Rugby Federation wishes to propose, o...

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  • Guinness Extend With Pro12 Amidst Talk Of Global Expansion

    Guinness has signed a three year extension to its sponsorship of PRO12 Rugby, taking the partnership up to 2020. The season about to get under way is the third of the original three year deal which was reported at the time to be worth in the region of €2.5 million (£2.1m) . The new deal is believed to include an increase on that figure and covers the full tournament naming rights. Guinness are also believed to be one of the front runners for a replacement sponsor for RBS on the Six Nations Ru...

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  • Guinness Confirmed As New Pro12 Sponsors

    Guinness have been confirmed as the new title sponsors of the PRO12 League, replacing RaboDirect. The announcement was made on Thursday morning to coincide with the launch of the 2014/15 fixture list and sees the tournament renamed as the Guinness PRO12. RaboDirect, who had been sponsors for the past three years, having taken over from Magners, confirmed last year they would not be renewing their sponsorship of the league at the end of the 2013-14 season. PRO12 chief executive John Feehan said:...

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