Friday February 28, 2020

Pro12 becomes Pro14 as South Africans arrive

Rugby is about to get a shake-up with the arrival of two South African teams into the Pro12. It’s certainly a gamble, but will the Pro14 be a win for players and fans alike?

23rd July, 2017
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Tadhg Beirne of Scarlets scores a try during a Pro12 match against Munster Picture: INPHO

It was almost a very good idea in that it was fascinating, exciting, innovative and new. Last week, when Keith Wood appeared on Newstalk, he got chatting about a format he’d like to see emerge here. With English sides not happy about the schedule, there’s a need for synchronicity; and with Celtic clubs not happy about the money, there’s a need for change.

“I can’t say it’s a perfect...

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