RTE2 Grab 57% Audience Attention With Historic Ireland Win

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20 November 2018

Ireland’s RTÉ2 channel received a 57 per cent share of people watching television on Saturday evening for Ireland’s first ever victory over the All Blacks on home soil with an average of 883,700 tuning in.

The Irish Times reported that at the very end of the game when Ireland sealed victory there were just over 1 million people watching while the RTÉ Player showed 135,000 streams of the match over the whole weekend.

In comparison, Ireland’s Grand Slam win over England at Twickenham in the spring rated an average of 951,000 viewers. A further 100,000 people watched the fixture on TV3's online player, while an audience of 1,328,000 tuned in at some point during the match.

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