United Rugby Championship

Sky Italia, the pay-television broadcaster, is to show the United Rugby Championship for the first time, after picking up rights for the next two seasons

Media group Warner Bros. Discovery has secured rights in Italy to show the United Rugby Championship across the 2022-23 season, which starts on Friday. Warner Bros

The United Rugby Championship, European Professional Club Rugby and France’s Top 14 have bundled their US media rights together for the first time and secured a deal with streaming service FloSports.

Rugby union will return to the schedules of New Zealand streaming service Spark Sport after it acquired rights to club competition the United Rugby Championship

Rugby union’s cross-border United Rugby Championship will be showcased on free-to-air television in Italy thanks to an agreement announced this afternoon (Tuesday) with commercial broadcaster Mediaset.

The United Rugby Championship will increase its annual media rights income by about 30 per cent in its new four-season media rights cycle, despite a dramatic shift toward free-to-air broadcasters in key markets.