StarHub Secure Broadcast Rights for Major Rugby Events

February 18, 2011

StarHub announced yesterday, allergist February 17, that it has secured the broadcast rights to various rugby leading events, including Six Nations Championships, Tri Nations and Super Rugby, otherwise known as Super 15.

The rights were acquired from international sports broadcaster, Setanta Sports. With this latest coup, StarHub TV will offer rugby fans top-notched rugby matches which are highly sought after.

Ms Sandie Lee, StarHub’s Vice President of Content stated: “StarHub is pleased to add rugby to the suite of sporting events on our platform. We have consistently enhanced the value of StarHub TV by acquiring content that add depth and breadth to our service. With the major events now available on StarHub TV, fans’ thirst for some action-packed rugby matches will now be quenched.”

Mr Roger Hall, Setanta Sports Asia’s Managing Director added: “We are delighted to partner with StarHub to bring extensive coverage of the major rugby competitions in Singapore. We are also glad to be able to immediately offer ‘live’ coverage of the key matches from the Six Nations and Super Rugby through SuperSports. Both Six Nations and Super Rugby draw a huge following worldwide and through this partnership with StarHub, we believe local rugby fans will be delighted.”