Tue 15 Jun 2021 | 02:41

VIDEO: Euro Cup - how SA teams will qualify

VIDEO: Euro Cup - how SA teams will qualify
Tue 15 Jun 2021 | 02:41
VIDEO: Euro Cup - how SA teams will qualify
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WATCH as we bring you the lowdown on how South African teams can qualify to play in the European Cup.

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A total of eight teams from the newly-former United Rugby Championship will qualify for the Champions Cup.

The winner of each pool will qualify, followed by the next four highest-ranked teams in the main league table.

From the 2022/23, South African teams will be able to enter the Champions Cup if they have finished in the qualification places in the URC standings in 2021/22.

Regional pool mechanic will ensure at least one team will qualify.

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All points won during the URC season will contribute to rankings in the regional pools and the winner of each pool will earn a place in the Champions Cup for the following season.

This addition to the format is expected to add even greater intensity to these age-old rivalries.

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The remaining four places will then be awarded to the four highest-ranked teams in the single-standing league table who did not win their regional pool.

Final seedings for the Champions Cup will be based upon the league positions of all eight teams.

Source: @PRO14Official

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