Premiership Rugby

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Increasing the number of live Premiership Rugby matches broadcast had an “immediate and tangible” impact on its international distribution and income, according to the league’s commercial director Dominic Hayes.

The English Premiership has at least quadrupled in value and significantly increased its coverage in sub-Saharan Africa, taking advantage of competition between pay-television broadcasters

Interview with Dominic Hayes, Premiership Rugby’s commercial director, about new deals in sub-Saharan Africa for the top-tier rugby union league

UK pay-television broadcaster BT Sport renewed its rights to English Premiership Rugby last week, paying a strong increase in rights fee.

Interview with Dominic Hayes, commercial director at Premiership Rugby, on the league’s six-season media rights deal with UK pay-television broadcaster BT Sport

Swedish pay-television broadcaster C More Entertainment has agreed a deal to show live coverage of Premiership Rugby, England’s top division of club rugby union, in the Scandinavian country for the first time.

USA

NBC Sports Group has acquired rights in the US for the Premiership, the top division of rugby union in England.

Premiership Rugby, the organising body for the top division of club rugby union in England, has signed a new international rights deal with the RDA TV agency and multinational telco Altice.

Premiership Rugby has reported a six-per-cent increase in the audience for its live matches on UK pay-television broadcaster BT Sport.

Features

The UK rights to the Top 14, French rugby union’s top league, enjoyed a strong increase in value in last week’s deal with pay-television broadcaster BSkyB.

The structure of the two new European club rugby competitions, the Rugby Champions Cup and the Rugby Challenge Cup, beginning in the 2014-15 season

Clubs are real winners from BT-Sky sharing deal for European rugby

News UK adds top rugby clips for its stable of newspapers

Why Premiership Rugby looked no further than 'expert' partner Pitch for its international sales contract

Premiership Rugby: Why it’s the right time to launch an international club sevens tournament