RugbyPass picks up top European rugby rights

Media company Coliseum Sports Media has acquired digital rights for the Six Nations European national team competition and other rugby union properties for its OTT platform RugbyPass across Asia.

The rights cover the 2016-17 English top-tier Premiership, the 2016 Premiership Rugby 7s series, the 2016-17 Anglo-Welsh Cup, as well as the 2017 edition of the Six Nations.

RugbyPass will show every game across the four competitions, starting with the Premiership Rugby 7s series, which starts at the end of this month.

The platform, which is available across 23 Asian markets, will also offer highlights, preview and review programming.