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BT Sport to share Rugby Stories

BT Sport has announced Rugby Stories, a new strand of documentaries around each of the thirteen clubs in the 2021/22 Gallagher Premiership. Each club will have a dedicated episode which typically airs on BT Sport on Friday evenings directly following a live match from the Gallagher Premiership or Heineken Champions Cup on BT Sport. Rugby […]

February 22, 2022

ITV scores live Gallagher Premiership Rugby

ITV has agreed a deal to air live Gallagher Premiership Rugby matches and a weekly highlights programme up until the end of the 2023-24 season. This season, four Premiership Rugby matches will be shown on ITV, in addition to the Final which will be on ITV4. The coverage kicks off with Sale Sharks taking on […]

January 20, 2022

Gallagher and Premiership Rugby sponsorship renewal

Premiership Rugby and Gallagher have announced a multi-year renewal of their existing partnership. Gallagher, one of the world’s largest insurance brokerage, risk management and consulting services companies, has reaffirmed its commitment to the sport as the official title partner to elite rugby’s most competitive league. The partnership extension builds on its first four years of […]

December 6, 2021

BT Sport launching The Rugby’s On chat show

On June 17th, BT Sport will air the first episode of The Rugby’s On, a new chat show giving a humorous and informed take on the week’s news from the world of rugby. The Rugby’s On will be hosted comedian and Saracens fan Hal Cruttenden, alongside his guests, the former England and Lions back Ugo […]

June 17, 2021

BT retains Premiership Rugby rights

Despite suggestions that the multiplay telco was set to lose its rights amid rumours of disagreement over price, BT Sport and Premiership Rugby have renewed their longstanding broadcast partnership and BT Sport will continue as the home of Gallagher Premiership Rugby in the UK for the next four years. BT Sport subscribers will continue to […]

December 21, 2020By Colin Mann

Premiership Rugby returns on BT Sport & Channel 5

The resumption of the 2019-20 Gallagher Premiership Rugby season will be shown on BT Sport and Channel 5 from August 14th, with every match broadcast live. Matches will be played behind closed doors, and once crowds can safely return to stadia, BT Sport will revert to broadcasting multiple matches exclusively live per round. In a […]

August 6, 2020