Conferences Confirmed for the 2019/20 & 2020/21 Guinness PRO14 SeasonsThe Conferences for the 2019/20 & 2020/21 Guinness PRO14 seasons have been drawn based upon finishing positions resulting in six teams swapping Conferences. Using the Conference tables completed after Round 21 of the 2018/19 Guinness PRO14 season, teams were ordered from one to 14 based upon their final points totals and then ranked within their union.
The criteria for placing teams in each Conference relies on competitiveness and ensuring an equal spread of teams from each union are present in both Conferences. Full methodology and process is listed further in this text.
As a result, the Conferences for the next two seasons are as follows:
Conference B Edinburgh Rugby (SCO 2) Munster Rugby (IRE 1) Connacht Rugby (IRE 4) Cardiff Blues (WAL 2) Scarlets (WAL 3) Benetton Rugby (ITA 1) Isuzu Southern Kings (SA 2) How the Conferences were drawn First, all teams were placed into a consolidated table