The PRO12, Rugby's premier professional club competition in Ireland, Italy, Scotland and Wales, today confirmed Guinness as its' new title sponsor, which now sees the competition called the GUINNESS PRO12.
Dominic McKay, Scottish Rugby's director of commercial operations, communications and public affairs said: "Scottish Rugby welcomes this new deal with Guinness.
"It's great news for Glasgow Warriors and Edinburgh Rugby to have such a strong and iconic brand on board as title sponsor of the PRO12."
McKay, who is also a PRO12 board member and chairman of the commercial committee of the PRO12, added: "Along with the new Sky Sports partnership, this sponsorship deal will undoubtedly have a positive impact on the profile of the league.”
John Feehan, chief executive, GUINNESS PRO12 said: "We are delighted that Guinness, an international brand with a strong pedigree in rugby, will be our title sponsor and we are looking forward to working with Guinness in actively developing the profile and stature of our competition which boasts some of the biggest names in world rugby."