After the great success of the TV and digital broadcast of the first two 2019 Showcase matches, Global Rapid Rugby is delighted to announce that a further seven games will be available to rugby, sports and entertainment fans around the world.
Free to air and subscription television along with online and on-demand products will deliver our innovative and exciting broadcast coverage of an equally bold and inventive brand of elite level sport from venues in Hong Kong, Singapore, Fiji, Auckland and Brisbane, plus a further two games in Perth.
Match highlights will be available in all locations on Rapid Rugby’s social media channels and via rapidrugby.com
To launch the 2019 Global Rapid Rugby Showcase Australia’s Western Force played home games in Perth against the World XV and the South China Tigers. As an example of the brand’s appeal, SBS recorded an average viewer audience of 64,000.
SBS Director of Sport, Ken Shipp said: “Global Rapid Rugby is set to be an exciting and entertaining series. We are looking forward to introducing the unique showcase series to a national audience, free to air, on SBS VICELAND and via our livestreaming platform SBS OnDemand.”
The next match for broadcast is the first played in Asia, between the South China Tigers and Asia Pacific Dragons, from Hong Kong.
|Sun, 21 Apr||3:10pm||South China Tigers||Asia Pacific Dragons||Hong Kong|
|Sun, 28 Apr||3:10pm||Asia Pacific Dragons||South China Tigers||Singapore|
|Sat, 18 May||3:10pm||Fijian Latui||Kagifa Samoa||Fiji|
|Fri, 31 May||7:45pm||Western Force||Kagifa Samoa||Perth, WA|
|Fri, 7 Jun||5:40pm||Kagifa Samoa||Fijian Latui||New Zealand|
|Sat, 15 Jun||3:40pm||Kagifa Samoa||Western Force||Brisbane, Qld|
|Fri, 21 Jun||7:40pm||Western Force||Fijian Latui||Perth, WA|