Kick-Off Times Confirmed For Opening Rainbow Cup Fixtures – Irish Rugby

The kick-off occasions and dates for the primary three rounds of the Guinness PRO14 Rainbow Cup have been confirmed, with the opening sport kicking off in South Africa.

The DHL Stormers and the Cell C Sharks will compete within the cup competitors’s first sport on Friday, April 23 within the early time slot (7pm native time/6pm Irish time), and can then be adopted by Ulster’s derby match towards Connacht and Zebre’s journey to Edinburgh.

On Saturday lunchtime, Benetton Rugby will host Glasgow Warriors to begin off a run of 4 matches which can see the Vodacom Bulls tackle the Emirates Lions, the Ospreys taking part in Cardiff Blues and Leinster internet hosting Munster in a repeat of their current PRO14 ultimate conflict.

The Dragons and Scarlets will end off spherical 1 on Sunday, April 25 with a 1pm kick-off at Rodney Parade.

All video games shall be obtainable stay throughout the PRO14 community of broadcasters: Premier Sports activities, Tremendous Sport, eir Sport and DAZN, with S4C and TG4 displaying chosen stay free-to-air matches, deferred protection and highlights all through the Rainbow Cup.

Affirmation for rounds 4 to 6 will observe as soon as PRO14 Rugby has acquired all crucial approvals and permissions from the related Governments and well being authorities for the South African groups to journey.



Friday, April 23

DHL Stormers v Cell C Sharks, Cape City Stadium, 7pm native time (SuperSport)

ULSTER v CONNACHT, Kingspan Stadium, 8.15pm (Premier Sports activities; deferred TG4)

Edinburgh v Zebre, BT Murrayfield, 8.15pm (Premier Sports activities)

Saturday, April 24

Benetton Rugby v Glasgow Warriors, Stadio di Monigo, 2pm native time (DAZN)

Vodacom Bulls v Emirates Lions, Loftus Versfeld Stadium, 4pm native time (SuperSport)

Ospreys v Cardiff Blues, Liberty Stadium, 5.15pm (Premier Sports activities; deferred S4C)

LEINSTER v MUNSTER, the RDS, 7.35pm (eir Sport; deferred TG4)

Sunday, April 25

Dragons v Scarlets, Rodney Parade, 1pm (Premier Sports activities; deferred S4C)


Friday, April 30

Cell C Sharks v Emirates Lions, Jonsson Kings Park, 7pm native time (SuperSport)

Saturday, Might 1

DHL Stormers v Vodacom Bulls, Cape City Stadium, 5pm native time (SuperSport)

Friday, Might 7

Zebre v Benetton Rugby, Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi, 7pm native time (DAZN)

MUNSTER v ULSTER, Thomond Park, 8.15pm (eir Sport; deferred TG4)

Glasgow Warriors v Edinburgh, Scotstoun Stadium, 8.15pm (Premier Sports activities)

Saturday, Might 8

CONNACHT v LEINSTER, the Sportsground, 7.35pm (TG4)

Scarlets v Ospreys, Parc y Scarlets, 7.35pm (Premier Sports activities; deferred S4C)

Sunday, Might 9

Cardiff Blues v Dragons, Cardiff Arms Park, 1pm (Premier Sports activities; deferred S4C)


Saturday, Might 8

Emirates Lions v DHL Stormers, Emirates Airline Park, 4pm native time (SuperSport)

Vodacom Bulls v Cell C Sharks, Loftus Versfeld Stadium, 6.15pm native time (SuperSport)

Friday, Might 14

MUNSTER v CONNACHT, Thomond Park, 6pm (eir Sport; deferred TG4)

LEINSTER v ULSTER, the RDS, 8.15pm (eir Sport; deferred TG4)

Saturday, Might 15

Scarlets v Cardiff Blues, Parc y Scarlets, tbc Might 15/16 (Premier Sports activities; deferred S4C)

Benetton Rugby v Zebre, Stadio di Monigo, 6.15pm native time (DAZN)

Edinburgh v Glasgow Warriors, BT Murrayfield, 7.35pm (Premier Sports activities)

Sunday, Might 16

Dragons v Ospreys, Rodney Parade, 1pm (Premier Sports activities; deferred S4C)

ROUND 4: Weekend of Might 29
ROUND 5: Weekend of June 5
ROUND 6: Weekend of June 12

FINAL: Weekend of June 19

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