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.
Scarlets Prop Iestyn Thomas has announced that he will retire from rugby at the end of this season after 10 seasons with his region.
Daniel Biggar, the Ospreys flyhalf was suspended for one week by a Pro12 disciplinary committee - after having accumulated three yellow cards in the competition to date.
Matthew Jarvis held his nerve to hand Connacht a last-gasp 19-16 Pro12 victory over Aironi on Saturday.
Leinster ensured they would finish top of the Pro12 standings at the conclusion of the regular season, but Friday's spotlight belonged to Welsh legend Shane Williams.
Experienced Cardiff Blues lock Deiniol Jones has been forced to retire from all rugby due to recurring shoulder injuries.
Edinburgh celebrated a major signing coup, announcing that All-Black Ben Atiga will join the side next season from Super Rugby side Highlanders on a two-year contract.
They were made to work for it but Ben Morgan's second-half try keeps Scarlets' hopes of securing a Pro12 semifinal spot alive as they downed Aironi 26-23 at Stadio Zaffanella.
Stuart Hogg's hat-trick was in vain as Glasgow relinquished ground to Pro12 play-off rivals Munster in a thrilling 35-29 victory by the defending champions.
Cardiff Blues have signed Fijian international prop forward Campese Ma'afu and 24-year-old blindside flank Robin Copeland from Rotherham, ahead of the new season.
Ronan O'Gara has called on Munster to launch a worldwide search for their next coach with Tony McGahan set to leave to join Australia at the close of the Pro12 season.
Leinster stormed to an eight-try demolition of Edinburgh at the RDS on Friday, cruising to a 54-13 victory to book a home semifinal in the Pro12 competition.
Flyhalf Dan Biggar is set to reach another major milestone this weekend, when he will become the youngest Ospreys player ever to reach 100 caps for the region.
Ulster's All Black prop John Afoa has been suspended for four weeks, following a disciplinary hearing in Dublin on Thursday.
Cardiff revealed on Thursday that John Yapp and Richie Rees will leave the Blues at the end of the season to join Edinburgh
Cardiff Blues centre Gavin Evans has signed a two year contract extension with the Welsh region, who will welcome the midfield boost following the injury to Jamie Roberts and the departure of Gavin Henson.
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