Eurosport Acquires Rugby League Package for Setanta Sports Asia

August 24, 2015

Eurosport has secured the exclusive TV and digital rights from Sky plc for a selection of Rugby League properties to be broadcast on Discovery’s recently acquired rugby channel, sale  Setanta Sports Asia.

The rights are effective immediately until the end of the 2019 season.

Peter Hutton, Chief Executive Officer, Eurosport said: “It is important that all forms of the game are shown on SetantaSports Asia, demonstrating our ambition to remain the leading rugby broadcaster in Asia.”

Super League General Manager Blake Solly added: “We are delighted that sports fans across Asia will now have the opportunity to follow all the action from the First Utility Super League, Ladbrokes Challenge Cup and Kingston Press Championship, as well as the World Club Series, on Setanta Sports Asia.