Pro14 is an annual rugby union competition, consisting of 14 teams from Ireland, Italy, Scotland, South Africa and Wales. The 2018/2019 champions of the Pro14 were Leinster, who won their 6th title and are the most successful club in the competition’s history.
Format of Pro14
The 14 teams are split into 2 conferences of 7 teams, with each conference featuring 2 teams from Ireland and Wales and 1 team from Italy, Scotland and South Africa. The teams are allocated based on their performance in the previous season.
Each team plays 21 matches – 6 home and 6 away matches against the other teams in the conference, 7 matches against the teams in the other conference and 2 regional derbies:
- Each Irish team plays the two Irish teams in the other conference
- Each Welsh team plays the two Welsh teams in the other conference
- Each Italian team plays the other Italian team twice
- Each Scottish team plays the other Scottish team twice
- Each South African team plays the other South African team twice
The top team from each conference advance to the Play-off semi-finals, with the 2nd and 3rd place team from each conference competing in the Play-off quarter-finals.
Clubs of Pro14
There are currently 14 teams competing in Pro14. Click on the link (where available) next to the team for a guide to visiting the stadium and city, or view the map on the bottom of this page to see where each team is located.
Benetton – Stadio Comunale di Monigo (Treviso, Italy)
Cardiff Blues – Cardiff Arms Park (Cardiff, Wales)
Cheetahs – Free State Stadium (Bloemfontein, South Africa)
Connacht – Galway Sportsgrounds (Galway, Ireland)
Dragons – Rodney Parade (Newport, Wales)
Glasgow Warriors – Scotstoun Stadium (Glasgow, Scotland)
Munster – Thomond Park/Irish Independent Park (Limerick/Cork, Ireland)
Ospreys – Liberty Stadium (Swansea, Wales)
Scarlets – Parc y Scarlets (Llanelli, Wales)
Southern Kings – Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium (Port Elizabth, South Africa)
Ulster – Ravenhill Stadium (Belfast, Northern Ireland)
Zebre – Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi (Parma, Italy)