Journalists warned not to livestream Aviva matches

22nd August, 2015
The Irish rugby team in action against Wales as IRFU warns against live-streaming. Picture: Getty

The IRFU has cautioned journalists who are using live-streaming apps during its games in the Aviva Stadium.

Last week, the IRFU sent out a statement asking journalists not to live-stream their games using apps such as Periscope.

The statement reminded media that “only broadcast rights holders are permitted to broadcast footage of pre-match, match or post match in-stadium activity either live or on a deferred basis”.

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