Stan Sport secures rights to English Premiership Rugby

Nine’s Stan Sport has secured the broadcast rights to the English Premiership Rugby.

The announcement:

The Home of Rugby, Stan Sport, has secured exclusive broadcast rights to the English Premiership Rugby in a multi-year deal with Round 1 matches commencing last weekend.

Stan Sport will be the new home of Premiership Rugby, with 130+ matches of England’s domestic competition streaming live and exclusive on Stan Sport.

This competition features several big-name Australians applying their trade in the UK, including London Irish players Nick Phipps, Rob Simmons, Curtis Rona and Adam Coleman. Former Queensland Reds playmaker Bryce Hegarty will also make his debut for Leicester. Fijian international and former Parramatta Eels player, Semi Radrardra, will also be familiar to Australian fans when he lines up in the backline for Bristol.

Stan Sport’s coverage will commence on Saturday (18 September) with Round 1 action, including the Bristol Bears taking on Saracens while last year’s champions Harlequins meet Newcastle.

Source: Stan media release


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