Timekeeper: Matthew Peters. TMO: Stuart Terheege. After two man of the match performances and three tries in the Premiership Cup, Mat Protheroe earns a spot in the backline. Charles Piutau;
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The following sites provide alternative sources of information: w ww. The new contract has been agreed after a competitive bidding process, and will see Channel 5 simulcast a total of five live games with BT Sport over four years, starting BT Sport will continue to broadcast up to 80 live Premiership games per season.
In addition to live coverage, the agreement will also see Channel 5 broadcast a highlights programme every Sunday night, covering Premiership Rugby, the Anglo-Welsh Cup and Premiership Rugby 7s.
Until now, BT has shown a small selection of games every season on its own free-to-air sports channel BT Showcase Freeview channel 59 including last weekend's fixture between Bath and Gloucester, but coverage on the channel has had a low profile: so low that Premiership Rugby have hailed the Channel 5 deal as the first time it will have its games shown on terrestrial TV BT Showcase is technically a terrestrial channel This deal underlines our commitment to live sport following our coverage of the Big Bash League, with terrestrial TV viewers enjoying live cricket for the first time in over a decade.