18 January 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The partnership will see GameTV broadcast Toronto’s 16 regular season games in 2019, as well as potential post-season matches.
“We’re looking forward to working with GameTV to deliver our exciting brand of rugby to fans across Canada for our inaugural season in Major League Rugby,” said Arrows President and Co-Founder Bill Webb. “Due to the unique construction of our schedule, which sees us play our first eight games on the road, broadcasting our matches on GameTV will help to ensure fans can engage with the club all throughout the season. This partnership will help us raise our profile from coast to coast to coast.”
GameTV is a Canadian channel specializing in game-related programming such as game shows, competition-based shows, reality series, movies and sports. The channel is available in over eight million homes in digital basic on IPTV, cable and satellite systems throughout the territory. GameTV is a subsidiary of Anthem Sports & Entertainment Corp., a leading global sports media company.
GameTV is available on the basic digital tier for most Canadian service providers, including Bell, Rogers, Shaw, and Telus. Visit GameTV’s Where to Watch page to find out the channel location in your area.
The MLR season opener between Toronto and the NOLA Gold at Gold Stadium (Marrero, LA) will be the first match shown as part of the new partnership. The game kicks off at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019.
About Toronto Arrows Rugby Club:
The Toronto Arrows Rugby Club is Canada’s first professional rugby union team.
Competing in Major League Rugby, the team is equipped to compete against top-tier North American club teams, providing emerging Canadian talent with enhanced and more frequent opportunities to hone their skills at an elite level.
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