Ligue Nationale de Rugby (LNR)

France’s Ligue Nationale de Rugby has recruited François Cotiche from France’s Professional Football League (LFP) as its head of media rights and content.

France's Top 14 has found a broadcast home in the UK and Ireland after nearly two seasons off the air but at the cost of a significant fee reduction in a new deal with Premier Sports.

Subscription broadcaster Premier Sports has acquired broadcast rights in the UK and Ireland to the Top 14, France’s top-tier rugby union club competition, until the end of the 2022-23 season.

Pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus has held on to one of its flagship properties in France by retaining rights to French rugby union’s Top 14, paying an increase of about 17 per cent on its previous deal.

Pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus has held on to one of its flagship properties in France by retaining rights to French rugby union’s Top 14 from 2023-24 to 2026-27 in a deal worth an average of €…

The invitation to tender for domestic broadcast rights to French rugby union’s Top 14 is reported to have attracted bids from broadcasters including incumbent rights-holder Canal Plus and free-to-air d…

France’s Ligue Nationale de Rugby has begun a search for a head of broadcast rights and content.

France’s Ligue Nationale de Rugby (LNR) has introduced more stringent financial guarantee measures and altered the payment schedule in its recently-launched domestic rights tender in the wake of the c…

The executive board of France’s Ligue Nationale de Rugby (LNR) has approved the issuing of a domestic broadcast rights auction for the top-tier Top 14 in a sales process launched in the same week as t…

Canal Plus will show the French Top 14 rugby union match between Toulon and Brive on its C8 free-to-air channel

The Ligue Nationale de Rugby (LNR), the organising body for French rugby’s union’s Top 14 and Pro D2, is open to continuing discussions over a private equity deal worth €200m ($233.4m) b

French pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus has reached an agreement over outstanding broadcast rights payments with Ligue Nationale de Rugby (LNR), organiser of French rugby union’s Top 14 and Pro D…

French pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus will reverse its decision not to pay the final fee instalment for this season’s Top 14 rugby union competition if the move severely impacts clubs’ cash flo…

French pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus will not pay the final rights fee instalment for this season’s Top 14 rugby union competition, it has been reported.

French pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus has agreed with the Ligue Nationale de Rugby to change the timeslots from next season for the top two matches each week in the domestic Top 14 rugby union league

France's Ligue Nationale de Rugby has begun a search for head of broadcast rights and content

Pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus is facing a big loss on international rights to the French Top 14 rugby union competition following difficulties securing distribution in key markets.