Rugby - United Rugby Championship

From 2021/22, four South African sides - Bulls, Lions, Sharks & Stormers - who formerly participated in Super Rugby, joined up with the outfits from Ireland (Connacht, Leinster, Munster & Ulster), Italy (Benetton & Zebre), Scotland (Edinburgh & Glasgow), and Wales (Cardiff, Dragons, Ospreys & Scarlets) who had competed for several seasons in their own league under various titles to form a new 16-team competition called the United Rugby Championship (URC).
Previous names:
2001/02 to 2009/10 - Celtic League (Ireland, Scotland & Wales)
2010/11 to 2016/17 - PRO12 (Italy teams joined)
2017/18 to 2020/21 - PRO14 (South African sides Cheetahs & Southern Kings added)


YEAR
WINNERS
RUNNERS-UP
2002
LEINSTER (Ire)
Munster (Ire)
2003
MUNSTER (Ire)
Neath (Wal)
2004
*SCARLETS (Wal)
Ulster (Ire)
2005
*OSPREYS (Wal)
Munster (Ire)
2006
*ULSTER (Ire)
Scarlets (Wal)
2007
*OSPREYS (Wal)
Cardiff Bl (Wal)
2008
*LEINSTER (Ire)
Cardiff Bl (Wal)
2009
*MUNSTER (Ire) Edinburgh (Sco)
2010
OSPREYS (Wal)
Leinster (Ire)
2011
MUNSTER (Ire) Leinster (Ire)
2012
OSPREYS (Wal) Leinster (Ire)
2013
LEINSTER (Ire) Ulster (Ire)
2014
LEINSTER (Ire) Glasgow (Sco)
2015 GLASGOW (Sco) Munster (Ire)
2016 CONNACHT (Ire) Leinster (Ire)
2017 SCARLETS (Wal) Munster (Ire)
2018 LEINSTER (Ire) Scarlets (Wal)
2019 LEINSTER (Ire) Glasgow (Sco)
2020 LEINSTER (Ire) Ulster (Ire)
2021 LEINSTER (Ire) Munster (Ire)

Final Venues:  
LR/Aviva 2002, 2017, 2018, 2020
Cardiff (M/P) 2003
RDS 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2021
Thomond Pk 2011
Kingspan 2015
Murrayfield 2016
Celtic Park 2019

*2004-2009 - No Final


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