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.
Stephen Jones went from villain to hero as the Scarlets spared their Pro12 blushes by earning themselves a late share of the spoils against local rivals Ospreys, drawing 9-9.
After a weekend that saw leaders Ospreys fall to their first defeat of the season, and Italian outfit Benetton Treviso gain their first ever try bonus point, the top four teams in the Pro12 stayed the same with Ospreys, Munster, Leinster and Cardiff Blues currently occupying the play-off zone spots.
Munster captain Paul O'Connell has called on his side to get quickly into the groove after the defending champions got back to winning ways in the Pro12 with their victory over Aironi last Friday.
Ryan Wilson, another of Glasgow Warriors' impressive young talents, has added to the momentum building at the Scotstoun club by signing a two-year contract extension.
Ulster confirmed on Monday that evergreen Springbok Stefan Terblanche will join the growing shiver of Sharks in Belfast.
Ulster coach Brian McLaughlin admits there is plenty to work on but remains in a positive mood with some tough games on the horizon.
Welsh World Cup heroes Toby Faletau and Lloyd Burns have pledged themselves to the Newport Gwent Dragons for the foreseeable future, both signing contract extensions which will see the pair at Rodney Parade until 2014.
Glasgow Warriors have confirmed that Canadian utility back DTH van der Merwe requires surgery on a shoulder injury and is likely to miss a significant portion of the season as a result.
It was a day for returning World Cup stars, in particular two Irish flyhalves, as the Pro12 competition returned to action on Friday.
Glasgow Warriors have completed their second high profile re-signing in as many days, with rising star Rob Harley putting pen to paper on a two-year extension ahead of Friday's Pro12 game against Ospreys at Firhill.
Six World Cup players will make a welcome return to the Ulster squad ahead of their Pro12 match against the Scarlets on Saturday.
Glasgow Warriors flyhalf Ruaridh Jackson has signed a new deal at the club, which will keep him at Firhill until the end of May 2014.
As a boost to the squad for the rest of the season and beyond during international fixtures, the Scarlets have secured new talent in their backline after signing Tongan wing, Viliame Iongi.
Leinster have put Brian Mujati's allegations of racism by two of their players down to a misinterpretation and say the matter is now "closed".
Leinster are investigating after Northampton prop Brian Mujati claimed he was the subject of racist remarks during Friday night's friendly.
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