ELEVEN SPORTS has struck a unique partnership that will see the pioneering global broadcaster show LIVE and EXCLUSIVE coverage of every match of the Toronto Wolfpack Rugby League team in the U.S.
The Wolfpack are Canada’s first professional Rugby League team and the world’s first transatlantic major professional sports team. They are the newest club in the English Rugby Football League (RFL), and currently sit at the top of League 1 – the third tier of the English game.
“The Toronto Wolfpack have picked up a loyal following in North America and we are very pleased to add live and exclusive action of every one of their matches for fans in the U.S.,” said Danny Menken, Group Managing Director, ELEVEN SPORTS. “We are committed to delivering content for underserved fans in the U.S. and the fast-paced, dynamic nature of Rugby League is well suited to our target millennial audience. The Wolfpack are a very ambitious club striving to reach the Super League. We are excited to tell their unique story and take the fans on this fantastic journey.”
ELEVEN SPORTS is available in 55 million homes across the U.S. thanks to the network’s reach through carriage deals including, but not limited to: AT&T, DIRECTV, Verizon, Charter and NCTC.
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Founded in 2015, ELEVEN SPORTS is an award-winning global sports provider dedicated to delivering world-class international and domestic sports and lifestyle entertainment. ELEVEN SPORTS delivers almost 20,000 LIVE hours of top class sporting action, available in almost 80 million homes worldwide in Belgium, Luxembourg, Italy, Poland, Singapore, Taiwan and the United States. Each country receives up to 4,000 hours of live coverage of premium sporting events annually, along with news, comprehensive analysis, digital content and local programming. The channels are 24/7, multiscreen, full HD and locally produced to the highest international production standards, with local language commentary.
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