The winner of the Guinness Pro14 Rainbow Cup is set to be decided by a 'North v South' final on 19 June.

Dual tournaments are currently being played in Europe and South Africa and tournament organisers have agreed to stage a showpiece event in Europe to produce the champions.

Planning for the final is at an advanced stage with final details expected to be released next week.

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"At this stage in the process it was important for teams, their fans, broadcasters and sponsors to hear of these developments ahead of this weekend's Rainbow Cup games in Europe and South Africa," organisers said.

"The Northern representative in the final shall be the team who finishes first in the table among the 12 teams in the Guinness Pro14 Rainbow Cup while the Southern representative shall be the side who ranks first in the Rainbow Cup SA competition."

Ahead of this weekend's third-round games, Munster and Sharks lead the respective tables.

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