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Canal Plus retains French rugby league broadcast rights

Wednesday 21 January 2015 | 11:19 CET | News
French pay TV operator Canal Plus announced that it has retained broadcast rights for the French national rugby league for the 2015-2016 to 2018-2019 seasons. Canal Plus won exclusive rights to air Top 14 league games, seven matches for every day of the championship and play-offs. It will also offer a weekly programme "Jour de Rugby". Canal Plus also holds rights to Super Rugby, the Rugby Championship and test matches of the national team in the Southern Hemisphere. Following an agreement signed with free-to-air broadcaster TF1, Canal Plus will offer tames from the Rugby World Cup in

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: beIN Sports / Canal Plus / TF1
Countries: France
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