RUGBY LEAGUE: Championships Finals Day 2012 – Live on Premier Sports Extra

September 25, 2012

Premier Sports will broadcast exclusive coverage of the finale to the 2012 Co-operative Championship season.

Live coverage of both the RFL Championship and Championship One grand finals will be shown on Premier Sports Extra this Sunday, forming part of the channel’s Super Sunday Finals Day line-up.

A bumper six-hour celebration of Rugby League gets underway at 1pm, with the full Premier Sports on-screen team of Dave Woods, Ian Ramsdale, Natalie Quirk and Brian Noble guiding viewers through the day’s events.

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RUGBY LEAGUE: Premier Sports to broadcast Championship matches

October 18, 2011

Emerging subscription channel Premier Sports has signed a deal with the Rugby Football League (RFL) to screen live Co-operative Championship matches from 2012.

Up to 32 matches from the Championship, Championship One and the Northern Rail Cup will be televised on the channel throughout the season, with coverage beginning in early March.

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RUGBY LEAGUE: Sky Sports extends Super League deal

August 3, 2011

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  • New £90m five-year deal secures Super League on Sky until 2016
  • Up to 70 live matches per season, including the Grand Final
  • All Super League coverage to be broadcast in High Definition, with selected games in 3D
  • Sky to drop Co-Operative Championship coverage

Sky Sports has announced a new deal to screen live Super League matches until the end of 2016.

The new five-year agreement with the Rugby Football League sees the Super League gain a record-breaking deal for exclusive rights to matches played during the 2012 and 2016 seasons, taking the partnership with BSkyB up to its 21st year.

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