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Friday Night Lights for Leinster's Pro12 semi-final as time and dates announced

Leo Cullen’s men were the first team to qualify for the last four.

THE DATES AND kick-off times for this year’s Guinness Pro12 semi-finals have been confirmed, with Leinster’s last four clash taking place at the RDS on Friday 19 May.

A general view of the RDS during the game The RDS will host the first of this year's semi-finals. Source: Dan Sheridan/INPHO

Leo Cullen’s side assured themselves of a home semi-final with victory over Connacht in their last Pro12 outing and their fixture will be broadcast live on Sky Sports and TG4 with a kick-off time of 7.45pm.

The second semi-final will be hosted by either Munster or Scarlets the following day, Saturday 20 May, at 6.15pm. That game will also be broadcast by Sky Sports with other broadcasters to be announced once the home team is confirmed.

Munster are currently second in the table and could secure a home semi-final this weekend as they travel to Italy to face Treviso.

Rassie Erasmus’ side head into the penultimate weekend of the regular season nine points ahead of Scarlets in third while Ospreys currently occupy the fourth and final playoff berth.

Ticket information for Leinster’s game will be announced in due course.

The Guinness Pro12 final takes place on 27 May at the Aviva Stadium.

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