Local rivalries showcased on Premier Sports

As excitement builds for weekend of intense derby action in the Guinness PRO14, Premier Sports has lined-up some of rugby’s biggest stars to showcase all the action across the Championship.

Round 6 has all the drama and fierce rivalry you’d expect from FOUR big derbies with packed houses across Wales and Ireland and all 7 games live on Premier Sports channels throughout the weekend.  With European Rugby and final selection for autumn internationals just around the corner, players and supporters alike will be fired up ready for a big weekend of rugby.

Pitchside, it’s a top-billing talent line-up from Premier Sports this weekend as well - with big names from across rugby involved in bringing the very best commentary, inside track, colour and entertainment. Rugby stars Jamie Roberts, Stuart Hogg, Stephen Ferris, Sam Warburton, Shane Williams and Scott Hastings (that’s 417 international caps of knowledge) will feature alongside Premier Sports’ 20-strong team of experienced commentators and presenters this weekend.

An unrivalled Premier Sports TV line-up for Saturday is:

  • Sat 6th October; Scarlets v Ospreys: Gareth Roberts, Wyn Gruffydd, Sean Holley and Shane Williams
  • Sat 6th October; Dragons v Cardiff Blues: Ross Harries, Lauren Jenkins, Eddie Butler, Jamie Roberts, Martyn Williams, Sam Warburton

It’s home fixtures for Edinburgh, Glasgow Warriors, Ulster, Scarlets, Dragons, Leinster and Benetton Rugby this weekend, with all SEVEN games covered across Wales, Scotland, Ireland and Italy and plenty of eye-catching action for supporters to enjoy across Premier Sports 1 & 2 Channels and FreeSports: That’s another 15+ hours of live rugby match coverage in just one weekend.

  • Sat Oct 6th Scarlets v Ospreys, kick off 3pm Live on Premier Sports 1
  • Sat Oct 6thDragons v Cardiff Blues, kick off 5.15pm Live on Premier Sports 1
  • Sat Oct 6thLeinster v Munster, kick off 6pm Live on Premier Sports 2
  • Sat Oct 6th Benetton v Southern Kings, kick off 7pm Live on FreeSports

Highlights of all this weekend’s Guinness PRO14 will be broadcast Sunday afternoon at 4.30pm on Premier Sports 1 with these repeated on FreeSports on Monday evening at 9pm. As with every week, Premier Sports will air a special Guinness PRO14 preview show on Wednesday night, this week at 9pm ahead of the next round of fixtures and on FreeSports at 11pm.

Virgin customers will need to subscribe to Premier Sports for just £9.99 to keep enjoying PRO14 coverage now the first month free offer has closed. More info on how to add Premier Sports to your Virgin package can be found: https://subscribe.premiersports.tv/ 

Premier Sports, is the home of the Guinness PRO14 in the UK and will be showing all 152 games from the Guinness PRO14 this season. Rugby fans can subscribe on Sky or the Premier Sports Player for £9.99 per month with the first month free. Visit www.premierports.com to sign up to see all the live action.