Premier Sports Hires Sunset+Vine For PRO14 Coverage

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1 August 2018

Premier Sports has awarded the multi-million pound contract to produce its live coverage of Guinness PRO14 to Sunset+Vine, the independent TV sports producer behind BT Sport’s Rugby and Premier League coverage.

The three-year deal will see Sunset+Vine produce over 200 hours of live rugby coverage for Premier Sports each season including the annual showpiece final.

Richard Sweeney, CEO of Premier Sports, said: “We are very happy to confirm that Sunset+Vine is going to be producing our coverage of the Guinness PRO14 following a very competitive tender process. Appointing the leading UK rugby production company demonstrates our commitment to delivering the very best coverage of the tournament.

“The Guinness PRO14 is a hugely important property for Premier Sports and in Sunset+Vine’s hands we know that their quality and wealth of experience in rugby production will deliver the best for our viewers.”

In April of this year Premier Sports signed a landmark three-year deal with PRO14 Rugby to show all 152 games live each season across the UK including Northern Ireland. The season kicks off on August 31 with all seven live games live on Premier Sports and Free Sports on the opening weekend.

Cerith Williams, executive producer Wales, for Sunset+Vine, said: “We are delighted to have been awarded this contract by Premier Sports. We are proud of our track record in rugby that spans seven years of the Premiership, first with ESPN and subsequently for the past four years with BT Sport.

“Add to this our experience

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