The encrypted channel holds the broadcasting rights for the Top 14 for an annual sum of 97 million euros. Before the end of the season in early March, there was a final payment of around € 15 million to be paid. A sum that French professional rugby will receive well. In return, the contract between the two parties, which ran until 2023, will be extended. “The National Rugby League and the CANAL + Group are pleased to have found a partnership agreement relating to the regulations relating to the Top 14 and PRO D2 Championships of the current season, following the cessation of competitions linked to the crisis sanitary. The two partners have taken note of the end of the 2019/2020 season and have agreed to the payment of a fixed and final sum by the CANAL + Group for this 2019/2020 season with counterparts granted by the LNR to the latter over the duration of the contract. This agreement, beneficial for both parties, allows French professional rugby to neutralize this season the consequences of the health crisis on the TV rights paid by the CANAL + Group and to the latter to improve over the duration of its agreements with the League Nationale de Rugby the terms of its historic partnership with it. ((Canal has been broadcasting the Top 14 since 1995, note ). ” A favor that the encrypted channel had not granted to Ligue 1, by not paying the last deadline of 110 M € scheduled for April 5. Sanction at the start of the French football championship to another channel.
The LNR and the CANAL + Group are pleased to have found a partnership agreement relating to the regulations relating to the TOP 14 and PRO D2 Championships for the current season, following the cessation of competitions linked to the health crisis.
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