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Sky Pacific Expands Rugby Coverage With French Top 14

Digicel today announced the expansion of its premium rugby content with broadcast coverage of French rugby’s top flight competition – the Top 14 – on Sky Pacific. Top 14 is
01 Sep 2021 12:00
Sky Pacific Expands Rugby Coverage With French Top 14

Digicel today announced the expansion of its premium rugby content with broadcast coverage of French rugby’s top flight competition – the Top 14 – on Sky Pacific.

Top 14 is widely regarded as the best and most competitive domestic rugby competition across Europe. Sky Pacific will show up to four matches every match- week starting from the opening round on Sunday, 5th September.

Digicel Fiji CEO, Farid Mohammed, said; “Sky Pacific is delighted to bring even more world-class live rugby to its channels for sports fans.”

“France’s Top 14 is renowned throughout the world as one of the most intense club rugby competitions showcasing the world’s best players including a host of Flying Fijians.”

“Sky Pacific viewers will now be able to tune-in weekly and watch a selection of four live matches plus all the final matches as teams battle it out for TOP 14 title and to lift the Brennus Shield.”

 

The star studded cast of Flying Fijians in the Top 14 include Josua Tuisova, Waisea Nayacalevu, Peceli Yato, Levani Botia, Tevita Ratuva and Ben Volavola while Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Gold medallist Jiuta Wainiqolo teams up with Toulon alongside towering Leone Nakarawa.

Rio 2016 Olympic Games Gold medallist Masivesi Dakuwaqa will play for Montpellier this season with a host of international stars such as Cheslin Kolbe, Ngani Laumape, Lima Sopoaga and plenty more in the squads for the new season.

 

“Rugby continues to be a big priority for Sky Pacific and we are committed to bring our customers the very best rugby action featuring the world rugby’s brightest stars every week live,” added Farid.

The Top 14 starts on Sunday: 4 am Stade Francais play Racing 92 and at 7 am Toulon take on Montpellier.

On Monday 6 th September: 3.40 am Lyon meet Clermont Auvergne while La Rochelle face Toulouse at 7 am.

The Top 14 will wrap up with the finals on 24th /25th June, 2022.

Customers are encouraged sign up or reconnect for free well in advance of these matches to avoid any disappointment.

For more information, visit the Digicel Fiji Facebook page or www.digicelfiji.com

 

Feedback: leonec@fijisun.com.fj



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