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Pay-television platform Sky Italia and Perform Group’s OTT service DAZN will probably both be happy with the outcome of an intense period of rights negotiations in Italy.

RDA to pay minimum guarantee of about £500,000 per season for Pro14 international rights The agency is understood to have already secured more than £1m per season in sales

The Pro14 cross-border rugby union league will almost double the value of its UK and Ireland media rights once it completes its remaining deals for 2018-19 onward.

The Pro14 cross-border rugby union league secured the medium-term future of its new format with the agreement of a lucrative deal across sub-Saharan Africa earlier this month.

The expansion of the cross-border Pro12 rugby union competition, following the addition of two South African teams this week, has been driven by three factors: the desire to improve the competitiveness of the league, the aim of bringing its media-rights revenues closer into line with its rivals, and the availability of the Cheetahs and the Southern Kings.

UK pay-TV broadcaster Premier Sports has raised doubts over the future of Pro14 highlights coverage on its channels given the focus on producing its extensive live output of all matches from the cross-border…

Cross-border rugby union competition the Pro14 has launched its own OTT video platform, it said on Tuesday

Welsh public-service channel S4C has sealed a three-season extension to its rights deal with the Pro14 cross-border rugby union competition

Pay-television broadcaster Eir Sport has today (Thursday) become the new home of the Pro14 in Ireland, with the cross-border rugby union league stating the three-season deal represents a “quantum leap” for the competition.