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  • Irish 6Nations Coverage Stays Free-to-Air with RTE

    RTÉ Sport has announced that it has retained the rights to broadcast the RBS 6 Nations Championship for a further four years, until 2017. RTÉ has been awarded exclusive Irish terrestrial rights to the championship as part of a four year extension to their existing contract covering television, radio and online coverage. Ryle Nugent, Group Head of Sport, RTÉ, said: "This is good news for Irish Sports fans and means that all 15 matches will continue to be Free-to-air for Irish audiences over th...

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  • Salford Fans To Get Free Admission

    Salford owner Marwan Koukash has revealed that he is planning to let fans into the AJ Bell Stadium Free of charge for the club’s next home game against Catalans Dragons. The millionaire racehorse owner made the announcement in his column in the Manchester Evening News and is hoping that the offer of Free admission on July 5 will help to boost attendances after a crowd of under 2,000 turned up for the fixture against Huddersfield last month. Salford are currently sitting in 11th place in the Su...

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  • Super League Clubs Offer Away Fans Free Travel On Thursdays

    First Utility Super League fans are to be offered Free away travel to televised Thursday night matches, clubs have decided. The joint initiative between clubs and Super League organisers to boost attendances and improve the atmosphere at the midweek fixtures came from a two-day gathering of 12 club representatives last week. "It's the start of a process to make sure that we reward loyal fans of clubs," Super League general manager Blake Solly said. "It was one of the more productive meetings we'...

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  • BT Sport Take European Cup Rights In UK And Ireland

    BT Sport has secured the rights to screen the European Rugby Champions Cup and Challenge Cup in the United Kingdom and Ireland for the four-year cycle until summer 2022 as the competitions move to one pay-TV broadcaster from the 2018/19 season. EPCR has also reserved the rights for Free-to-air coverage in the UK and Ireland, allowing EPCR to meet its key objective of taking its matches to a larger audience and will take those rights to market at a later date. It comes after a boost in revenue w...

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  • RPA Launch List Of Available Players

    The Rugby Players Association has launched a new Free agents list, which is designed to inform clubs of players that might be available to them due to them being out of contract at the end of the season. All RPA members will be able to upload their details on to the new the RPA Free Agent List and they will be made available via a secure server to numerous clubs, including those in the Aviva Premiership and Greene King IPA Championship. RPA Chairman Will James said: "We believe this is yet a...

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  • Tigers Ticket Sales Booming

    Leicester Tigers have announced that more than 5,000 supporters have already bought season tickets for the 2012/13 season. The 5,000-mark was topped within six weeks of the 2012/13 season tickets being made available, which is a record for any season at Welford Road.  Tigers have introduced an interest-Free direct debit option on season ticket sales. Tigers executive chairman Peter Tom CBE said: “The club enjoys phenomenal levels of support and the loyalty of our fanbase is a tribute to the p...

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  • Will New NRL TV Money Lure Super League Talent?

    A Guardian article by Gavin Willacy looks at ever-increasing TV income for rugby league in the southern hemisphere and it's potential impact on recruitment of young Super League talent. The NRL is about to take another huge step further ahead of Super League with the announcement of a Free-to-air TV deal worth “up to $925m (£435m)”. Channel 9 are going to pay $185m (£87m) a year to show four games a week from 2018 to 2022, all of them on Free TV and their digital platforms. That’s nearly...

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  • Channel 4 To Show Wales Tour Games Free To Air

    Wales’ tour games against South Africa and Argentina next month will be available live on Free to air. Channel 4 recently announced a four-year deal from 2018/19 to broadcast nine live matches each season of The Champions Cup and this summer’s international rugby rights adds to the channel’s rugby offering. Wales kick off their summer tour against the Springboks in Washington DC on June 2. They then travel south for back-to-back tests against the Pumas in San Juan on June 9, followed by Sa...

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  • Premiership TV Launches Free-To-View Service.

    Premiership Rugby TV, the video on demand catch up service for Aviva Premiership Rugby, is now offering a Free-to-view service during the week for the 2011/12 season courtesy of title sponsor Aviva. All videos on www.premiershiprugby.tv are now Free to view during the week with the option to purchase the premium service including, live commentary and the latest extended highlights on a round by round basis as soon as they become available. Fans need to register to be able to receive Free acces...

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  • Six Nations Off The Irish Free-To-Air List From 2021

    Rugby fans may have to pay to watch the Six Nations from 2021 - after the competition was not added to the list of Ireland’s compulsory Free-to-air sporting events the Irish Times has reported. The Six Nations will continue to be broadcast on RTÉ until 2018 when TV3 and BBC will take over the rights for a further three years. After Tuesday’s omission however, the competition will then be open to bidding from subscription-based Sports channels. At present the Six Nations is designated Free-t...

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