PRO14 To Be Shown On Eir Sports And TG4 Next Season

PRO14 and Eir Sports
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4 May 2018

Eir Sport and the Guinness PRO14 have officially 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 Eir Sport channels. Although there was no such commitment for Connacht fans nor the number of live games available per week.

The press announcement said “fans can look forward to seeing over 30 hours of Guinness PRO14 related programming every week including up to six live games with pre and post-match analysis. A weekly highlights show to review and preview each round of games will also form part of the eir sport schedule.”

Existing Eir broadband customers will receive the coverage as part of their package. New subscribers will need to pay €40 per month for the privilege.

There is also concern over limited coverage in pubs as the go-to service in Ireland tends to be Sky Sports.

The Eir Sport pack also include the European Champions Cup from next season, the U-20 World Championships, the Leinster Senior School Cups and will be the home of the 2019 Rugby World Cup in

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