Are South African teams joining PRO14?

The four South African teams are joining the Pro14. The Guinness Pro14 and South Africa rugby have confirmed that the four South African ‘Super’ teams: the Vodacom Bulls; Emirates Lions; Cell C Sharks and DHL Stormers, will join the league in April.

What is the Guinness PRO14 Rainbow Cup?

The Pro14 Rainbow Cup (also known as the Guinness Pro14 Rainbow Cup for sponsorship reasons) is an ongoing professional rugby union end-of-season cup competition that consists of two separate tournaments; the Rainbow Cup for twelve European clubs and the Rainbow Cup SA for four South African clubs.

Who will broadcast the Rainbow Cup?

Premier Sports is host broadcaster of the Guinness PRO14 will bring every second of the Rainbow Cup action to its TV screens throughout May and June with the Rainbow Cup Final being held on June 19th.

How many South African rugby teams are there?

Rugby union in South Africa
Registered players 651,146 (total) 121,663 (adult) 204,119 (teen) 325,364 (pre-teen)
Clubs 1,526
Club competitions
Currie Cup Rugby Challenge Varsity Cup Gold Cup Craven Week
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Will the Rainbow Cup be televised?

Every game in the Rainbow Cup in both hemispheres will be shown live on Premier Sports channels.

Is the Rainbow Cup going ahead?

Rainbow Cup to go ahead as ‘northern’ and ‘southern’ dual tournament with SA clubs unable to travel to Europe.

Where can I watch the PRO14 Rainbow Cup?

You can stream select matches from the 2021 Pro14 Rainbow Cup live on DAZN. DAZN, the first global pure sport live and on-demand streaming service, has the streaming rights for select Rainbow Cup matches in Canada for the 2021 season.

How does Guinness PRO14 work?

Teams will play each of the other teams in their conference twice (home and away) and each team from the opposite conference once (either home or away). … The play-offs will be made up of the top three teams from each conference, with the conference winners gaining a direct bye to the semi-finals, which they will host.

How can I watch the Rainbow Cup in Australia?

Stan is continuing to expand its Rugby broadcast portfolio with confirmation it has secured exclusive Australian broadcast rights to every match of The Guinness Pro14 Rainbow Cup. From later this month the tournament will be streamed ad-free, live and on-demand on Stan’s new add-on sport package Stan Sport.

How can I watch the PRO14?

ESPN and its ESPN+ streaming service have the rights to show Pro14 rugby in the US.

Why is South Africa not in Super Rugby?

South Africa, the defending champion, is yet to confirm its participation because its virus lockdown meant its players only returned to action this weekend. They might not be ready to play international rugby. Argentina also has significant organizational problems, including numerous players contracting COVID-19.

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Who won 2020 Super Rugby?

The Crusaders have wrapped up the inaugural Investec Super Rugby Aotearoa competition with a 32-22 victory over a gutsy Highlanders side at Orangetheory Stadium, all with a game in hand.

What is the nickname of South Africa’s rugby team?

Since its inception, South Africa’s national rugby team has been affectionately referred to as the Springboks, the English derivative of the Afrikaans self-declared nickname, Springbokken. Although unimposing at first glance, the Springbok is a supreme example of resilience and physical preparedness.

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