Republic of Ireland

  • Eir Wins World Rugby TV Rights Package

    Eir Sport has been named as rights-holding broadcaster in the Republic of Ireland for Rugby World Cup 2019, Women's Rugby World Cup 2017 and other key World Rugby events. The digital broadcaster, formerly known as Setanta Sports, will show all 48 games live from Japan in 2019 with 13 of them, including Ireland's pool matches, the opening game, the four quarter-finals, both semi-finals, the bronze final and the final also being shown live on a free-to-air channel yet to be confirmed. Eir Sport wa...

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  • Rugby Dominates Irish TV Ratings In 2015

    The top three most-watched programmes on television in the Republic of Ireland in 2015 were all Ireland matches at the Rugby World Cup on free-to-air commercial broadcaster TV3. The country’s games against Italy, Argentina and France were watched by an average audience of 956,600, 1.1 million and 1.2 million respectively, all beating the All-Ireland Gaelic football that has traditionally been Ireland’s most popular television event of the year. That attracted 882,000 viewers on RTE, Kilkenny...

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  • Pro12 Organisers Firm Up Broadcast Coverage

    ... from Ireland, Italy, Scotland and Wales, have firmed up more free-to-air television coverage for the forthcoming season but talks over a rights deal in Italy could go down to the wire again, reports Sportcal. TG4, the Irish-language broadcaster in the Republic of Ireland, and BBC Alba, the Gaelic-language channel in Scotland, have now come on board, with their fixtures for the first 13 rounds of the campaign set in stone. The lengths of the deals have not been confirmed but they are expected to...

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  • PRO14 To Be Shown On Eir Sports And TG4 Next Season

    ... announced their broadcast agreement: showing every game in the championship for the next three years from the 2018/19 season. The partnership - which seemed likely four months ago when Sky stepped out of the bidding - means that for the first time in the Republic of Ireland, rugby supporters can watch all 152 games a season. This will include every Munster and Leinster game live, with the derby games between the two provinces to be broadcast exclusively live in the Republic of Ireland on the Ei...

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  • Welsh Rugby Set To Benefit From Successsful Ireland 2023 Bid

    ... Ireland’s bid to host RWC 2023. "World Rugby has already stipulated that it wishes unions bidding to host RWC 2023 to only include venues within its territory, and this is also in keeping with the objective of the IRFU and both governments [of the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland).” The WRU declined to comment. Read full article.... welsh-rugby-multi-million-pound-windfall  ...

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  • Champions Cup TV Deals In UK, Ireland And US

    ... through this partnership. Channel 4 has an exciting sports portfolio and we are delighted to add to that as part of our enhanced broadcast platforms in the United Kingdom.” TV3 have secured a similar rights agreement for free-to-air coverage in the Republic of Ireland and the Champions Cup will extend its reach across the USA following the announcement that NBC Sports will broadcast every Champions Cup match starting from next season. TV3's managing director, Pat Kiely, said: "We are delighte...

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  • PRO14 Goes For Pay-TV Deal Over BBC In UK

    ... seeking discussions with tournament organisers. Negotiations over Welsh language rights are continuing. Pro14 Rugby said on its website it had overseen a "highly-competitive tender process" with multiple pay and free-to-air operators across the UK and Republic of Ireland bidding for the broadcast rights. "Pro14 Rugby is currently concluding negotiations for these rights ahead of the 2018/19 season and will confirm the final position to partners and supporters once the formal agreements are in p...

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  • SA 2023 RWC Bid Scuppered From Within

    South Africa’s 2023 World Cup bid could be scuppered from within as sports minister Fikile Mbalula has banned the rugby, athletics, netball and cricket federations from bidding to host major international tournaments. The ban has been imposed for not reaching agreed targets for transformation – achieving a reasonable balance of racial integration into representative teams - and only the country's football federation has met its targets. In a statement Mr Mbalula said the ban was enforced aft...

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  • Premier Sports Deal Doubles Rights Value For PRO14

    ... £9.99 a month with high level, consistent production represents superb value and means that, for the first time, supporters have unprecedented access to every minute of the Guinness PRO14 all under one roof.” PRO14 Rugby will shortly announce the Republic of Ireland broadcaster while negotiations continue with a local language broadcaster in the UK. See also... PRO14 Goes For Pay-TV Deal Over BBC In UK Sky Backs Off As Eir Sports Take PRO14 Rights In Ireland Super Sport To Broadcast PRO14 Eu...

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  • Electric Ireland Sponsors Ireland U20 Games

    Irish electricity provider Electric Ireland is sponsoring all of the country’s three home games in the upcoming Under 20’s Six Nations Championship. Ireland kick off their campaign against Wales on Friday, followed by a meeting with Italy on Friday March 11 and the final home game is against Scotland on March 18, with all three matches taking place on the artificial pitch at Donnybrook in Dublin. The announcement was made alongside U20 players James Ryan, Kelvin Brown, Max Deegan and Cillian...

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