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Six Nations Rugby, France Télévisions convert deal

Six Nations Rugby and France Télévisions are set to continue their relationship, after agreeing an extension in principle that will build on the current partnership. The national French broadcaster will have exclusive rights to bring fans all fifteen Guinness Six Nations matches, and all fifteen TikTok Women’s Six Nations fixtures from 2023 to 2025 inclusive. […]

May 10, 2022

Monterosa raises £3.5m

Monterosa has raised £3.5m (€4.2m) of growth capital to accelerate development of its real-time engagement (RTE) platform and drive the company’s expansion into new global markets. The funding was led by 24Haymarket and included existing investor ACF Investors, plus a trio of new investors including Jeremy Darroch, former CEO and Executive Chair at Sky, Chris […]

March 22, 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

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

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

BBC extends Six Nations audio rights

BBC Radio will continue to broadcast the men’s Six Nations Championship between 2022-2025, following an agreement between the BBC and tournament organisers. As per previous years, every home nation game throughout the competition will be broadcast live on BBC Radio 5 Live or 5 Live Sports Extra, with all commentaries also available on BBC Sounds […]

October 21, 2021

United Rugby Championship on Premier Sports

UK sports broadcaster Premier Sports will show every game live and host more than 100 exclusive rugby fixtures in the new look United Rugby Championship with coverage from every round across five elite rugby nations – Ireland, Italy, Wales, Scotland and South Africa. Premier Sports has also been awarded TV rights for the Republic of Ireland for the first time in […]

June 21, 2021

Six Nations set to remain on FTA TV

The Six Nations rugby tournament is expected to remain on free-to-air television, with the rights being shared between BBC and ITV. The Six Nations organisers have been in talks with Sky Sports, BT Sport and Amazon who were each seeking to secure the broadcast rights to the tournament, which would see matches put behind a […]

May 20, 2021

Ireland: Virgin, RTÉ to share Six Nations

Six Nations Rugby has commenced joint long form contract discussions with Irish broadcasters Virgin Media Television and RTÉ having agreed a joint proposal in principle. It is planned that an agreement will ensure all three Six Nations Championships (Men’s Guinness Six Nations, Women’s Six Nations and Men’s Under 20’s tournaments) enjoy unprecedented coverage in the […]

May 11, 2021