David Jordan, Tournament Director, RaboDirect PRO12 today announced further official TV and fixture details from Round 13 (w/end Jan 6/7) to Round 19 (w/end March 30/31). These details can now be confirmed after meetings between the RaboDirect PRO12 organisers, the 12 Clubs and the Broadcast partners.
Commenting on the newly confirmed arrangements David Jordan said : 'We are delighted to announce these new diary dates and broadcast details so that the RaboDirect PRO 12 clubs and their many fans alike can plan out their Winter and Spring match attendances, their possible away trips and also their well covered TV viewing schedules.
'We are all looking forward to the upcoming Christmas and New Year season local derbies across the four Unions but realise that the Clubs and their fans want to plan well in advance for the rugby year ahead. We will issue more 2012 details as soon as they are confirmed too.' he concluded.
The relevant arrangements are:
Aironi v Connacht – kick off confirmed as 16:35 on Saturday 7 January with TG4 as secondary broadcaster
Cardiff Blues v Leinster – kick off confirmed as 18.15 on Saturday 7 January – S4C/TG4 to show game.
Munster v Treviso – kick-off at 20.15 on Saturday 7 January – broadcaster now confirmed as RTE
Glasgow Warriors v Scarlets – BBC ALBA confirmed as secondary broadcaster
Aironi v Munster – TG4 confirmed as secondary broadcaster.
Aironi v Newport Gwent Dragons – kick off confirmed as 15.00 on Sun 26 February (local time) – RAI host broadcaster
Glasgow Warriors v Cardiff Blues – kick-off confirmed as 19.30 on Friday 30 March,(this is a non-Televised game)
All fixtures are subject to change