France’s rugby league issues call to tender for media rights

France’s professional rugby football body, the LNR, last week launched an invitation to tender for media rights, following hard on the heels of the country’s professional football body, the LFP. The latter is re-tendering rights returned to it by Spanish broadcaster Mediapro after it failed to maintain payments in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. […]

Canal+ retains rugby Top 14 rights

Canal+ has retained the rights to exclusive live coverage of French rugby matches from the Top 14 teams.  Canal+ has secured from the Ligue Nationale de Rugby (LNR) the rights to the entirety of tournament rights, including live coverage of seven matches each day of the tournament, the final stages of the competition and weekly […]