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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

Eleven Italy score top flight rugby

Eleven Italy has secured the live rights to top tier domestic rugby union from 2022- 2024. The deal covers the second half of the 2021/22 Peroni Top10 Championship as well as the 2022/23 and 2023/24 campaigns. Eleven will also be home to the Women’s Serie A Championship from 2022/23. Eleven will work in partnership with […]

February 17, 2022

Two Circles acquires LiveWire Sport

Two Circles has announced the acquisition of LiveWire Sport – the agency delivering content for the Premier League, Wimbledon, World Rugby and the ECB. LiveWire will become the content vertical of Two Circles – led by LiveWire co-founders Andy McKenzie, Caroline Cheese, Dan Warren, Jonathan Stevenson and Pranav Soneji – taking Two Circles’ headcount across […]

February 9, 2022

NRL on Premier Sports in Asia

Premier Sports has secured the rights  to extensive coverage of the NRL in South East Asia and the Indian sub-continent for 2022. The NRL kick’s off on March 10th and Premier Sports will have 3 live matches and a comprehensive highlights programme from every round. In addition, Premier Sports will broadcast the NRL Finals Series, […]

February 7, 2022

Wales: FTA partnership for Six Nations

The BBC, ITV and S4C have secured the rights Six Nations rugby in Wales. Under the agreement, which starts in 2022 and ends after the 2025 Championships, the BBC will broadcast all of Wales’ home matches as Wayne Pivac’s men prepare to take on Scotland, France and Italy at the Principality Stadium. The BBC also […]

February 4, 2022

Six Nations on Premier Sports in Asia & MENA

Premier Sports has secured the exclusive rights to the Guinness Six Nations in over 40 territories for their OTT and linear channel services in both the South East Asian and MENA regions. Premier Sports has agreed a three-year partnership with the Six Nations Rugby for the Asian region and a one year agreement for the […]

February 2, 2022

IMG to produce Channel 4’s Super League coverage

Sports independent production company IMG has been awarded a two-year contract to provide Channel 4’s Betfred Super League coverage. Super League rugby will be shown live on free-to-air television for the first time in its 26-year history after Channel 4 secured a deal initially to show ten live matches and Grand Final highlights for the […]

February 2, 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

Sky Sports increases Women’s Super League coverage

Sky Sports is set to show more live and exclusive action from the Betfred Women’s Super League in 2022. Sky will air two regular season matches as part of double-headers with the Betfred Super League in addition to the semi-finals and Grand Final, which is scheduled for the weekend of September 17th – 18th. The […]

January 18, 2022

Motorway sponsors ITV’s Guinness Six Nations

ITV has announced that Motorway is the new stand-alone sponsor of the broadcaster’s live Guinness Six Nations coverage across 2022 and 2023. Motorway, the UK’s fastest growing used car marketplace, will sponsor ITV’s live coverage of the tournament, encompassing broadcast sponsorship of coverage across ITV and STV. The two-year sponsorship agreement planned and brokered by […]

January 18, 2022