Guinness favourites for PRO12 sponsorship
July 8, 2014
Leinster lifted the PRO12 title in May © Getty Images
Guinness are set to be unveiled as the new sponsor of the PRO12, according to reports in both Scotland and Wales.
Both Wales Online and the Edinburgh Evening News claim Guinness will be imminently unveiled as the league's new title sponsor with the domain name guinnesspro12.com being registered to Celtic Rugby adding further fuel to the fire.
Turkish Airlines were also mentioned as potential sponsors but it seems Guinness will replace RaboDirect. Guinness were the naming partners for the English Premiership between 2005 and 2010 and have also sponsored Ireland's Test programme.
© ESPN Sports Media Ltd
Communication error please reload the page.
Bismarck du Plessis apologises for his role in an incident involving Victor Matfield in the Super Rugby match between the Bulls and the Sharks at Loftus Versfeld
World No.1 Rory McIlroy endured a rollercoaster opening round in the WGC-Cadillac Championship at Doral on Thursday
Dave Chisnall averaged just shy of 111 as he thrashed PDC world champion Gary Anderson 7-2 to move top of the Premier League table
Greg Growden previews Super Rugby round 4. We've also got key stats, team news and all the complete line-ups to inform your ESPN Footytips Super Rugby picks
Papiss Cisse and Jonny Evans have both been hit with a FA charge for allegedly spitting at each other, with the Newcastle striker set to serve a seven-match ban after accepting his sanction
Dan Carter and Richie McCaw are the highest-profile players absent from the second edition of the Rugby World Cup Depth Chart, dropped as Dan Biggar and Sam Cane mount irrepressible claims for inclusion
Michael Cheika's ability to get his own way at the ARU has been reinforced with the appointment of one of his closest friends, Pat Molihan, as Wallabies manager
One of world rugby's ultimate professionals, Super Rugby's milestone man Keven Mealamu quickly learned the value of a spare pair of boots
Wayne Rooney loves a goal against Arsenal, and you can get him at 25/1 with Bet365 to score in a 1-0 for Manchester United on Monday
After Nemanja Matic twisted his ankle celebrating Chelsea's League Cup win, ESPN runs down some of the game's most ludicrous injuries