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RTÉ will televise eight live Champions Cup games this season

The live action commences on Sunday 11 December.

Live European rugby returns to RTÉ.
Live European rugby returns to RTÉ.
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RTÉ HAVE SECURED broadcast rights for live coverage of Heineken Champions Cup matches for the next two seasons.

The deal will see RTÉ televise eight free-to-air matches this season, including the final.

The action will be broadcast on RTÉ 2 and the RTÉ Player with both Munster and Leinster having pool matches live.

The confirmed televised fixtures are:

  • Sunday 11 December: Munster v Toulouse, 3.15pm.
  • Friday 16 December: Leinster v Gloucester, 8pm.
  • Saturday 14 January: Munster v Northampton Saints, 3.15pm.
  • Saturday 21 January: Leinster v Racing 92, 3.15pm.

RTÉ will broadcast live coverage of one game from each subsequent round up to and including the final in Dublin on Saturday 20 May.

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