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  • Channel 5 First To Show Live Terrestrial Premiership Rugby

    Channel 5 have won a competitive bid to show Premiership Rugby highlights for four years from the beginning of next season, a deal that includes the rights to broadcast five live games per season simultaneously with BT Sport - the first time AP games have been broadcast live on terrestrial television. The agreement will see Channel 5 broadcast five live games each season from 2017-18, as well as show a highlights programme every Sunday night, covering Premiership Rugby, Anglo-Welsh Cup and Prem...

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  • USA Board Resignations Over Rugby Channel Losses

    Board director, Dean Barrett became the fourth major resignation at USA Rugby (USAR) in the space of a month reported the Talking Rugby Union website. The article stated that Barrett resigned in the wake of revelations about the $4.2m loss (£2.98m) generated by USAR subsidiary, Rugby International Marketing (RIM). RIM’s losses were announced at the USAR’s Congress that took place in early February and it is since the minutes of those meetings went public that resignations have taken place....

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  • French Broadcasters In RWC 2015 Rights Agreement

    French broadcasters TF1 and Canal Plus have reportedly agreed on a shared television rights deal for the 2015 Rugby World Cup later this year. Reuters are reporting that free Channel TF1 will sub-license the rights to 27 of the 48 matches to pay-TV network Canal Plus. All games involving France, plus the two semi finals and the final, will be shown on TF1. Reports suggest that the Channel auctioned the rights to the additional games, with Canal Plus beating Qatar-owned Channel BeIN Sports with a...

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  • First Live Terrestrial Broadcast For Premiership

    History will be made at Twickenham Stadium on 30 December when Harlequins’ Big Game against Northampton Saints will be the league’s first match to be broadcast live on terrestrial TV. The match will be simulcast on BT Sport and Channel 5, the first of five matches to be shown by the terrestrial broadcaster this season as part of the new four-year deal which is in its first season. Channel 5’s coverage at Twickenham Stadium will be produced by Sunset + Vine who has been producing live cover...

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  • Premier Sports To Broadcast RL Championship

    Up to 32 games from the Co-operative Championship, Championship One and Northern Rail Cup will be televised live by Premier Sports next season after a deal was agreed between the broadcaster and the RFL. Matches will mainly be screened in the popular Thursday night viewing slot. Premier Sports was formed in 2009 by the Irish businessman Michael O'Rourke, a part owner of Setanta Sports Channel Ireland Ltd. The Channel mainly broadcasts sporting events that were not picked up by Sky and ESPN af...

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  • Lions Games To Be Broadcast At 30,000 Feet

    Every fixture on this summer’s British and Irish Lions tour of Australia will be aired live on certain aeroplanes as a result of a deal with Sport 24. The sports Channel, which is run by IMG Worldwide, is also available to passengers travelling by sea and will show the three test matches against Australia on 22 and 29 June and 6 July as well as the other tour matches. It works by sending a video feed to planes and boats via Panasonic and a satellite and SANZAR CEO Greg Peters says it is great...

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  • Wolfpack Ensure Home Exposure With Game TV

    Toronto Wolfpack have ensured national exposure at home with all their Kingstone Press League 1 matches now to be broadcast in Canada on Game TV, a cable Channel that is available in more than nine million homes in the country. Toronto struck a deal in November with subscription Channel Premier Sports for all their league matches to be shown live in the UK and last week announced a similar deal with GameTV. Wolfpack chief executive Eric Perez said: "This will allow millions of Canadian household...

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  • Wolfpack Launch OTT Channel With StreamAMG

    Toronto Wolfpack and StreamAMG have announced the launch of Wolfpack TV, a new web based TV Channel giving supporters around the world the opportunity to watch Wolfpack matches. For a subscription fee, Wolfpack TV will give supporters outside Canada and the UK live and on-demand access to all Wolfpack matches during the Betfred Championship regular season. Fans all over the world will also have access to free and exclusive content. Jeff Hagan, chief operating officer of Last Tackle, the Wolfpack...

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  • Champions Cup TV Deals In UK, Ireland And US

    EPCR has announced some long-term TV deals in three territories this week: From next season in the UK, Channel 4 have secured the right to screen one live match per round during the Champions Cup pool stages, as well as one live match from each of the knockout rounds until the end of 2021/22 season. EPCR marketing and commercial director, Carsten Couchouron, said: “To have live Champions Cup rugby on Channel 4 will take our outstanding rugby experiences to more fans so we are delighted to incr...

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  • Premiership Rugby Extends TV Reach In Africa

    Premiership Rugby has confirmed three significant television deals that will see the Aviva Premiership broadcast in more than 50 African countries from September. The three new contracts are the first distribution deals announced following Premiership Rugby's new five-year international TV rights agreement with RDA TV and Altice group for all markets outside the UK & Ireland and the USA. The African deals include: The first time AP has had three different broadcasters in sub-Sahara Africa;...

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