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Land Rover paid €450,000 to become TV3 sponsor but it's small fry compared to RTE deal

26th July, 2015
Munster players Simon Zebo, Conor Murray and Peter O’Mahony at last week’s launch of the team’s new kit, sponsored by Adidas. Picture: INPHO

Media organisations are finalising what access will be granted at the competition and what access rights might need to be paid.

While Land Rover handed over €450,000 to be the official sponsor of TV3’s coverage, it’s a drop in the ocean compared to what the broadcaster paid to defeat RTE to become the official broadcaster.

TV3’s new owners, UPC, will be hoping Joe Schmidt’s men will at least make the last...

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