The Guinness PRO14, one of the most exciting professional club rugby union competitions in the world featuring top professional teams from Ireland, Italy, Scotland, South Africa and Wales, will be available to fans across the U.
Each team plays two further derby fixtures against teams from the same nation, but in the opposite conference. Six teams top three from each conference make it into the Final Series, with the top team in each conference getting a bye in the initial round quarterfinals.
The competition features one of the most storied rivalries in world rugby, between Leinster and Munster, which dates back to Leinster hold a advantage in overall wins, with five draws. Rugby is growing in popularity all of the time in the US and we know rugby fans there are just as eager to see our games as supporters in Ireland, Wales, Italy, South Africa and Scotland.
The Guinness PRO14 sets incredibly high standards on the pitch and we are delighted that we can deliver a world-class viewing experience to rugby fans in the United States through this partnership over the next three years.
ET, with a three matches, including defending champions Leinster open their campaign on the road in Cardiff to face the Blues, followed by another four matches on Saturday.