Premiership Rugby

Premiership Rugby Limited and UK telco BT’s agreement in December on a three-season renewal marked the end of a saga that saw its fair share of twists and turns. But while the rights-holder will see a drop in annual rights revenue compared with the final season of the current deal, it is thought to view a direct-to-consumer strategy as a viable means of addressing the shortfall.

UK pay-television broadcaster BT Sport is reportedly closing in on an extension to its rights deal with Premiership Rugby after electing not to pursue a compensation claim for disruption to the rugby union…

UK pay-television broadcaster BT Sport is to broadcast all Premiership Rugby matches played behind closed doors this season and will offer free access to club season ticket holders until at least the end…

BT Sport has struck a deal with Premiership Rugby that will see it air every game that is played behind closed doors for the rest of the season after the league’s resumption.

Premiership Rugby, operator of the top division of English rugby union, is entering the final season of its domestic rights deal with BT with no clear plan for the forthcoming cycle after rejecting a robust renewal offer, industry sources told SportBusiness Media.