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Pro14 return confirmed as Scotland eases lockdown

Getty Images Pro14 to resume from 22nd August after five-month layoffScottish Premiership clubs waiting on date to resume contact trainingThe return of the Pro14 provincial rugby union competition has been confirmed with Glasgow and Edinburgh set to play each other twice in late August in a truncated finale to the season. The tournament will return after a five-month coronavirus-enforced layoff from 22nd August. Teams from the same nation will play against each other home and away before the season is concluded via semi-finals and a final. CVC buys 28% of Pro14 Rugby for reported UK£120mThose finishing in the top two places in Conference A and B will contest the semi-finals. The final is set to take place on 12th September with the venue yet to be confirmed. The remaining eight rounds of fixtures scheduled will not be completed, meaning the regular season will be cut from 21 games to 15.

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