North Haven, CT and Fort Worth, TX- Eleven Sports and the Red River Rugby Collegiate Conference (RRRCC) are pleased to announce a television partnership, the first of its kind between a USA Rugby D1A Conference and a television network.
“With the success of rugby in the Olympics, now is the perfect time to expand the fan base of our great sport,” RRRCC Commissioner TeShay Flowers said. “By leveraging the big name universities that make up our conference, we feel the Red River is in a great position to take the next step. A partnership with Eleven Sports will only help us in this process, and we hope to add programming value to this impressive television network.”
Eleven Sports, which aired the RRRCC 7s Championship, will cover seven RRRCC regular-season 15s fixtures and the 15s championship. Eleven will air the following matches:
- 11: Texas vs. Texas A&M
- 2: Texas vs. Houston
- 27: Texas vs. Texas Tech
- 3; Texas vs. LSU
- 10: Oklahoma vs. Arkansas
- 17: Oklahoma vs. Baylor
- March 3: Oklahoma vs. Texas Christian
“Eleven Sports is thrilled to agree to this partnership with Red River Rugby Collegiate Conference,” said Anthony Bailey, Group Managing Director of Eleven Sports. “Rugby is growing in popularity, and we are looking forward to working with the RRRCC to grow their following across the country.”
Eleven Sports is available on DIRECTV channel 623. Verizon Fios channel 597 and AT&T U-verse channel 1665. In addition, Eleven can be found on various other cable and OTT providers.
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The RRRCC is a member of USA Rugby’s D1A and is comprised of Texas Christian, Baylor, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Texas Tech, Louisiana State, Texas A&M and Houston.