16 groups contend in the United Rugby Championship, including four Irish groups, two Italian groups, two Scottish groups, four South African groups and four Welsh groups.
These groups are parted into four local pools, with the Scottish and Italian groups highlighting in a similar pool to make four pools of four groups.
Sides then, at that point, play against their territorial pool rivals at home and away. They’ll likewise play a further 12 matches by highlighting in a considerably number of home and away matches against sides from different pools.
The outcomes from these installations will frame one association table. Toward the finish of the rounds, the best eight sides in the United Rugby Championship table will fit the bill for the quarter finals. These matches will be trailed by
semi-finals and a great last.
The top side from each provincial pool in the United Rugby Championship will likewise fit the bill for the Heineken Champions Cup (all focuses won in the opposition include in these rankings). The leftover four spots in the opposition will then,
at that point, go to the most elevated positioned groups who have not yet qualified. The eight excess groups will then, at that point, play in the European Rugby Challenge Cup.