A constructive meeting took place on Tuesday in London between FIR and the Celtic Rugby Unions (SRU, IRFU, WRU).
The RaboDirect PRO12 will consist of a 22 weekend league stage, when all twelve teams will play each other on a home & away basis, with the top four teams at the end of the season qualifying for the Play-Off Semi-finals and Final. The tournament continues through the Rugby World Cup and the 2012 RBS 6 Nations tournaments.
The champions of the 2011/12 RaboDirect PRO12 will be the winners of the Final. The tournament will run from the first weekend of September 2011 with the Final held on the last weekend of May 2012.
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