The Rabo Direct Pro12 is the top domestic rugby union league in Ireland, Scotland, Wales and Italy. The league was previously known as the Celtic League and Magners League. It produces some of Europe's top rugby players. Get in the Gear of the Rabo Direct Pro12 rugby gear at the World Rugby Shop.
Newly-appointed Scarlets coach Simon Easterby says the opportunity to take charge of the region he has served for more than 13 years as a player and coach is "a huge honour."
Scarlets' Fijian tighthead prop Deacon Manu has extended his contract with the Welsh side and will remain at Parc y Scarlets for another two seasons.
Shane Williams scored a sensational late double in his final club game and Dan Biggar added a touchline conversion to hand the Ospreys the Pro12 title with a 31-30 win over Leinster at the RDS.
Leinster are bidding to become just the fifth side, and the first since London Wasps in 2004, to become European and domestic champions in the same season.
With eight Edinburgh players in the Scotland squad to to tour Australia there is massive potential for the club to go from strength to strength next season.
The Italian rugby union federation (FIR) has rejected a bid by Viadana to become the country's second team in the Pro 12 next season, instead announcing plans to launch its own franchise.
With the European Cup, Pro12 and British
Newport Gwent Dragons have signed young outside backs Dan Evans and Tom Prydie in order to offset the loss of Aled Brew and Martyn Thomas.
Wales Under-20 coach and Newport Gwent Dragons forwards coach, Danny Wilson will join the Scarlets' coaching set-up next season.
Cardiff Blues have further bolstered their front row resources by signing Irish-qualified Ulster hooker Andy Kyriacou on a two year contract ahead of the new season.
Leinster head coach Joe Schmidt admitted his side's 19-15 Pro 12 playoff win over Glasgow had left him with a number of worrying injuries to tackle as their double chase comes to a head.
Departing coach Sean Lineen insists the future is bright for Glasgow Warriors after their narrow 19-15 defeat to Leinster in the Pro12 semifinals.
David Kearney's second-half try ensured that Leinster will have the chance to become the first team to do the European and domestic double since Wasps in 2004 as they beat Glasgow 19-15 at the RDS.
Shane Williams' Ospreys swansong continues after the Welsh region romped past defending champions Munster 45-10 and into the Pro12 Final.
The Celtic nations will have their moment in the spotlight when the Pro12 play-offs get underway on Friday - with Ospreys hosting Munster and defending champions Leinster hosting the Glasgow Warriors a day later.
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