TNT SPORTS RENEWS DEAL WITH PREMIERSHIP RUGBY

New agreement will see EVERY match from Gallagher Premiership Rugby broadcast on TNT Sports and discovery+

TNT Sports will also show select matches from the Premiership Rugby Cup

New agreement starts from 2024-25 season.

TNT Sports in the UK & Ireland will remain the home of Gallagher Premiership Rugby after Warner Bros. Discovery reached agreement to broadcast even more matches than ever before, with a commitment to show every game of the competition from the 2024-25 season.

The new deal with Premiership Rugby will see all 93 matches – including the Gallagher Premiership Rugby Play-Offs and Final – on TNT Sports and discovery+*. TNT Sports will also continue to broadcast select games from the Premiership Rugby Cup.

The renewal of the rights to broadcast Gallagher Premiership Rugby forms part of a world-class line-up for sports fans on TNT Sports. It is currently showcasing Gallagher Premiership Rugby to fans across the country and will tell the story all the way to the final at Twickenham on 8th June 2023.

Andrew Georgiou, President and MD, UK & Ireland and WBD Sports Europe, said: “Our new agreement with Premiership Rugby means that, for the very first time, fans will be able to enjoy every single match live throughout the season in one place. TNT Sports and its streaming home discovery+ will be the perfect companion for everyone looking to enjoy immersive rugby coverage alongside outstanding content that will bring fans even closer to the sport.

“With every game live, we can provide an even greater stage for the game, its clubs and the players. We have been broadcasting Premiership Rugby to millions of fans for more than a decade and are excited by the opportunity to go even further through our live broadcasts, programming and extensive coverage across social and digital platforms.”

Simon Massie-Taylor, Chief Executive Officer Premiership Rugby, said: “This first season alongside TNT Sports has already produced some unmissable drama – so we are delighted to be showcasing every single Gallagher Premiership Rugby game on the same platform from 2024-25.

“Millions of fans have helped break viewership records this year as we work together to innovate and bring the game to new audiences. 

“And with The Run-In kicking-off on Friday night, the race for the play-offs is set to go to the wire ahead of the Gallagher Premiership Rugby Final, live on TNT Sports on Saturday, June 8.”

BT Sport, which became TNT Sports as part of a Joint Venture between Warner Bros. Discovery and BT in September 2022, broadcast Premiership Rugby since the channel’s launch in 2013.HOW DO I WATCH TNT SPORTS IN THE UK & IRELAND?

TNT Sports is available across all major TV platforms including BT TV, Sky and Virgin Media.

discovery+ is the streaming destination for TNT Sports in the UK. discovery+ will present many of the world’s most celebrated sports events together with great entertainment. Customers can download the discovery+ app which will give them access to TNT Sports, Eurosport and original entertainment.

TNT Sports is available on discovery+ through the Premium Tier at a cost of £30.99 per month. Pricing for TNT Sports for subscribers who contract via a platform such as BT, EE, Sky or Virgin Media will be determined by the relevant provider.

For more information on TNT Sports visit www.tntsports.co.uk.

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