S4C will show live matches from this season’s Heineken Champions Cup and EPCR Challenge Cup.
With Ospreys competing in the Champions Cup, and Scarlets, Dragons and Cardiff in the Challenge Cup, S4C viewers can follow the Welsh regions as they face some of the best clubs in Europe, and for the first time this season, South Africa.
S4C will show all four of Ospreys’ pool matches in the Heineken Champions Cup live: Ospreys v Leicester Tigers on Sunday 11 December (Kick off 5.30pm), Montpellier v Ospreys on Saturday 17 December (KO 8.00pm), Ospreys v Montpellier on Saturday 14 January (KO 8.00pm) and Leicester Tigers v Ospreys on Friday 20 January (KO 8.00pm).
In the EPCR Challenge Cup, Cardiff v Brive will be shown live on Saturday 10 December (KO 5.30pm), Dragons v Pau on Saturday 17 December (KO 5.30pm), Scarlets v Cheetahs on Friday 13 January (KO 8.00pm) and Bayonne v Scarlets on Saturday 21 January (KO 1.00pm).
Geraint Evans, S4C Director of Content and Publishing Strategy, said: “The Heineken Champions Cup and EPCR Challenge Cup are two of the finest competitions that club rugby has to offer and we are pleased to renew our successful broadcast partnership with the EPCR.
“S4C viewers will be able to follow the progress of all four Welsh regions across both competitions and we look forward to some top quality matches.”
Live Matches on S4C – Heineken Champions Cup
Ospreys v Leicester Tigers – Sunday 11 December – KO 5.30pm
Montpellier v Ospreys – Saturday 17 December – KO 8.00pm
Ospreys v Montpellier – Saturday 14 January – KO 8.00pm
Leicester Tigers v Ospreys – Friday 20 January – KO 8.00pm
EPCR Challenge Cup
Cardiff v Brive – Saturday 10 December – KO 5.30pm
Dragons v Pau – Saturday 17 December – KO 5.30pm
Scarlets v Cheetahs – Friday 13 January – KO 8.00pm
Bayonne v Scarlets – Saturday 21 January – KO 1.00pm