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# TV Rights

This year
RTÉ and Premier Sports secure Irish TV Champions League rights from 2024
Virgin Media, meanwhile, say they are ‘currently working with Uefa to finalise an extensive range of rights’.
RTÉ and Virgin Media to show all 48 Rugby World Cup matches live
The Irish broadcasters have secured TV rights for this year’s tournament.
RTÉ and Virgin Media to show all 48 Rugby World Cup matches live
The Irish broadcasters have secured TV rights for this year’s tournament.
All time
Sky Sports secures exclusive TV rights to show the Bundesliga in Ireland and the UK
The broadcaster has signed a four-year deal with Germany’s top flight.
Virgin Media announce Wednesday night Champions League coverage until 2024
Virgin also have full Irish rights for the Europa League, the new Europa Conference League, and the Uefa Super Cup.
Premier Sports to show every United Rugby Championship game live
The subscription channel has secured the rights for all 151 matches in a four-year deal.
Premier Sports to show live Top 14 action from this weekend after securing rights for Ireland and UK
The coverage will begin with four live matches and a highlights show.
Premier League set to renew existing TV deal with Sky, BT and Amazon until 2025
Financial Times reports that a three-year rollover of the current €5.8 billion deal is imminent.
'Anyone who wants to watch rugby, you need four or five subscriptions now'
CVC’s investment in the Six Nations was discussed on the latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly.
Premier League terminates China's €587m TV deal in blow to clubs' finances
Streaming service PPTV reportedly failed to make a €180m payment due in March.
Flores' goal was seen across the world, but the LOI is struggling for a TV audience
The League’s potential was in evidence in Tallaght last week, but can it be built upon?
BT Sport agrees €1.4 billion deal to retain Champions League and Europa League TV rights
The network will show European football’s top club competitions in Ireland and the UK from 2021-2024.
Virgin Media announces deal to broadcast Bellator on Irish TV
MMA fans will be able to watch the promotion on Virgin Media Sport, starting with Bellator London later this month.
New Sky and BT Sport partnership raises uncertainty for eir Sport subscribers
The broadcasters have extended an existing content cross-supply deal into Ireland.
ESPN agrees three-year deal to screen the Pro14 in America
‘This new partnership will be remembered as a significant day in the history of the Guinness Pro14.’
Ex-Barcelona president to stand trial for money laundering related to Brazilian national team
Sandro Rosell is accused of siphoning off €15 million in illegal commissions from a TV rights deal.
Amazon breaks the Sky and BT Sport Premier League duopoly with live rights deal
The US company will livestream 20 matches per season from 2019/20 onwards.
Pro14 confirm Premier Sports as new UK and Northern Ireland broadcaster
Sky Sports will no longer be broadcasting the Pro14 from next season onwards.
TG4 set to retain broadcasting rights for the Pro14 for next three seasons
The Irish broadcaster has been a major supporter of the championship in recent years.
Eir Sport wins Pro14 TV rights for next season after outbidding Sky
The deal is part of eir’s major move to become a market leader in the rugby sphere.
Motion calling for the GAA not to enter new pay-per-view TV deal will be put to 2018 Congress
Roscommon delegates unanimously passed the motion last night.
Manchester United 'would welcome' Facebook and Amazon TV rights bids
Executive vice-chair Ed Woodward has said there is growing interest from new media outlets in landing TV deals, which interests United greatly.
Expansion east and west still on the table for Pro14 as they chase TV funds
Germany is becoming an increasingly viable option for Pro14 CEO Martin Anayi.
Pro14 won't rule out option of going exclusively to satellite TV
Martin Anayi has invited broadcasters to join the rights bidding war when it begins next year in a move designed to secure as lucrative a deal as possible.
Golf returns to the BBC with deal to show this year's US PGA - reports
Peter Alliss rides again.
'Thanks for watching' - RTÉ signs off with nostalgic montage as it loses Six Nations rights
TV3 will show the tournament from next year.
BT Sport pay €1.36 billion to extend Champions League rights
The broadcaster has been showing Champions League games since 2015.
Huge new Top 14 TV rights deal worth €97 million per season
The French clubs are going to be even wealthier from 2019 onwards.
GAA chief warns against motions restricting broadcast deals to free-to-air TV
Paraic Duffy believes such a move would lead to ‘a greatly reduced media rights income’.
TV3 secure Six Nations rights from 2018
The broadcaster say it looks forward to becoming the ‘home of rugby in Ireland’.
'Cut ticket prices & make it affordable for real fans' - Twitter reacts to new Premier League TV deal
Sky and BT Sport have shelled out a combined €6.9billion to broadcast Premier League football games in 2016-2019.
The GAA didn't make as much extra revenue as you'd think from last year's Sky media deal
The TV rights deal created huge controversy last year.
The Six Nations may not be screened live on free-to-air TV from 2018
RTÉ and the BBC’s current rights deals conclude after the 2017 tournament.
The future of sports broadcasting: Is the multi-billion euro rights war here to stay?
TV sports rights are worth a reported €20 billion globally each year.
Historic €355 million Top 14 TV deal suspended by Parisian court
The rights to screen the French league will be put out to tender again before March of next year.
GAA and Sky Sports partnership has the capability to open up 'a huge can of worms'
Brian Whelehan’s Offaly side will take on Kilkenny in the first Sky Sports televised game.
GAA bosses face Oireachtas Committee over Sky Sports TV deal
GAA President Liam O’Neill and Director-General Paraic Duffy appeared before the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Transport and Communications.
GAA are urged to make all championship games free-to-air on TV
There has been speculation that Sky Sports is about to enter the GAA TV rights market.
€70 million per season Top 14 TV rights deal facing legal threat
BeIN Sport are reportedly unhappy with the process that led to Canal+ agreeing a new five-year deal with the LNR.
Toulon president says his club are 'ready to boycott' the Top 14
Mourad Boudjellal has underlined his clear belief that the new TV money must be split based on merit.