RTÉ confirm new six-year broadcast deal with Camogie Association

March 31, 2022

Galway's Ailish O'Reilly, Aoife Donohue and Niamh Hanniffy celebrate at the final whistle ©INPHO/Laszlo Geczo

RTÉ has announced a new deal with the Camogie Association that is set to see a minimum of nine games shown live on the channel.

The deal, which runs up to 2027, will include games from the All-Ireland senior, intermediate and junior championship competitions, while the Littlewoods National League final and All-Ireland club final are also included.

Speaking on the new agreement, RTÉ group head of sport, Declan McBennett, said the broadcaster was delighted to extend the deal for six years.

"The fact we are now covering the final stages at championship, league and club competition shows our commitment as well as both the growth and strength of the game in recent years and the ongoing rise in playing standards,” he stated.

"The camogie coverage is one key plank for RTÉ in building coverage across Women's sport where visibility remains the key driver is assisting with participation and playing numbers."

Sinead McNulty, CEO of the Camogie Association says they are looking forward to a “very productive and successful partnership” with the national broadcaster.

"It is fantastic to extend on previous working relationship with RTÉ who have demonstrated wonderful technical experience and expertise in covering Camogie, as well as the insights brought by the pundits and commentary teams. We look forward to a very productive and successful partnership."

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