Kick-off times and dates confirmed for Rainbow Cup derbies

Rob LloydNews

Kick-off times and dates for the first three rounds of the Guinness PRO14 Rainbow Cup have been confirmed.

Scarlets will head down the M4 to take on the Dragons at Rodney Parade in the final match of the opening round on Sunday, April 25 with a lunchtime kick-off (13:00).

In round two, Scarlets host the Ospreys at Parc y Scarlets on Saturday, May 8 with a 19:35 kick-off then take on Cardiff Blues, again in Llanelli, on Saturday, May 15 (15:00).

Confirmation of fixtures for rounds four to six will follow once PRO14 Rugby has received all necessary approvals and permissions from the relevant governments and health authorities for the South African teams to travel.

Rd 1 – Sunday, April 25

Dragons v Scarlets – KO 13:00 (Rodney Parade)

Rd 2 – Saturday, May 8

Scarlets v Ospreys – KO 19:35 (Parc y Scarlets)

Rd 3 – Saturday, May 15

Scarlets v Cardiff Blues – KO 15:00 (Parc y Scarlets)

Rd 4: Weekend of May 29

Rd 5: Weekend of June 5

Rd 6: Weekend of June 12

Final: Weekend of June 19