FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, May 30th, 2019
NBC SPORTS PRESENTS COVERAGE OF 2019 GALLAGHER PREMIERSHIP RUGBY FINAL FEATURING EXETER CHIEFS V. SARACENS THIS SATURDAY AT 3:30 P.M. ET ON NBCSN
NBC Sports Gold’s “Rugby Pass” Presents Live, Commercial-Free Coverage of Final at 10 a.m. ET
The Two Clubs Meet in the Final for the Second Consecutive Year and Third Time in the Past Four
STAMFORD, Conn. – May 30, 2019 – NBC Sports presents coverage of the 2019 Gallagher Premiership Rugby Final this Saturday at 3:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN, as Exeter Chiefs and Saracens clash in a rematch of last year’s final.
In addition to NBCSN’s coverage, which will stream on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app, NBC Sports Gold — NBC Sports Group’s premium-subscription product for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs — will offer viewers live, on-demand, and commercial-free streaming of the final at 10 a.m. ET. Click here to purchase NBC Sports Gold’s Rugby Pass.
Saracens and Exeter Chiefs will meet in the championship at England’s Twickenham Stadium for the third time in the past four seasons, with Saracens winning both of the previous final encounters. In last year’s 2017-18 Final, Saracens won 27-10 for their fourth all-time Premiership title. Saracens were also victorious in the 2015-16 Final, securing a 28-20 victory over Exeter.
Exeter Chiefs return to the Final for the fourth consecutive season, having won their first-ever championship with a 23-20 victory over Wasps in 2016-17. The Chiefs and Saracens split their two Gallagher Premiership meetings this season, with each winning at their home stadium.
NBC Sports’ Ahmed Fareed will anchor studio coverage this weekend on NBCSN. He will be joined by analyst and former Premiership Rugby player Alex Corbisiero, who played for both the London Irish (2008-13) and Northampton Saints (2013-16), and former USA Rugby captain and Premiership Rugby player Dan Lyle.
NBC SPORTS GOLD RUGBY PASS
NBC Sports Gold — NBC Sports Digital’s direct-to-consumer live streaming product — gives fans access to every Gallagher Premiership Rugby match of the 2018-19 season with its “Rugby Pass.” The direct-to-consumer pass, powered by Playmaker Media, offers fans in the U.S. unprecedented commercial-free coverage, live and on-demand, on mobile, tablet and connected TV devices. The “Rugby Pass” can be purchased for $34.99 here.
PREMIERSHIP RUGBY ON NBCSPORTS.COM AND THE NBC SPORTS APP: NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app — NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs — will provide live streaming of all Premiership Rugby matches airing on NBCSN, as well as exclusive streaming coverage of matches each week, via “TV Everywhere,” giving consumers additional value for their subscription service, and making high quality content available to MVPD customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms. NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app are powered by Playmaker Media and available on the iTunes App Store, Google Play, Windows Store, Roku Channel Store, Apple TV and Amazon Fire.
NBC Sports Gold is available on Apple iOS, Android, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast and online at NBCSportsGold.com. NBC Sports Gold is powered by Playmaker Media, NBC Sports Digital’s technology service which provides end-to-end support for companies in need of best-in-class live streaming and VOD solutions.