TV viewers across the UK will be able to watch this Friday’s Aviva Premiership Rugby clash between Harlequins and Northampton Saints, after BT revealedthat it will make the game available via BT Sport on all major television platforms, regardless of subscription.
BT Sport is offering the live game on BT TV, Sky, Virgin and Freeview from 7pm-10pm on September 13th. Those who have subscribed to BT Sport already will also be able to watch through their normal channels, as well as by logging into the BT Sport website or App.
Simon Green, head of BT Sport, said: “This is a fantastic opportunity for those rugby fans who haven’t yet signed up to BT Sport to see just how good our coverage is. It’s also a chance for those new to rugby to sample the action and be converted to the game.
BT Sport is showing 69 live games from the Aviva Premiership for four years from the start of the 2013/14 season. It is also showing the Premiership Rugby Sevens for four years, as well as two live matches a week from the French Top 14 league.