Championship clubs reject deal with Premier Sports

CHAMPIONSHIP clubs are at loggerheads with the RFU over a broadcast plan for the upcoming season.
Representatives for the 11 teams taking part in the 2020/21 campaign had a meeting on Friday where a plan was proposed.
A source told The Rugby Paper that a deal was put forward with Premier Sports, the subscription channel which airs PRO14, broadcasting one home game a week.
A centralised Championship streaming platform was also proposed for live coverage of all fixtures.
Any profits from these broadcasts would then be shared across the 11 teams after breakeven was achieved....

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