WATCH: Pro14 referees gather in Dublin in preparation for final stages of the competition.

With Pro14 sides claiming both European competitions this year and the expansion to involve South African sides, it has been an exciting and positive year for the league.

Ahead of the Guinness PRO14 Final Series the Championship’s top referees gathered at PRO14 HQ in Dublin to prepare for the season’s most exciting games.

Led by Elite Referee Manager Greg Garner the match officials contributed to the first of a series of videos that will provide an insight into how referees prepare to handle the occasions that everyone wants to be a part of.

South African referee Stuart Berry also gives and insight into how the league compares with Super Rugby.

Video credit Pro14 Rugby.