beIN SPORTS to exclusively broadcast the Heineken Champions Cup and European Rugby Challenge Cup

SINGAPORE, Dec. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- beIN SPORTS is expanding its LIVE sports coverage to include the Heineken Champions Cup and European Rugby Challenge Cup (EPCR) across its Asian territories - Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines.

The most prestigious prize in club rugby kicks off on 12 December with the Northampton Saints taking on Bordeaux Begles, before Ulster Rugby host Toulouse in a repeat of last season's quarter-final.

Into its 26th year, this season's expanded Heineken Champions Cup format sees first-time winners Exeter Chiefs defend their title against 23 teams from 3 major domestic and regional European Leagues. Fans can expect high-intensity rugby from clubs such as Leinster, Toulouse and Racing 92 as they fight it out to lift club rugby's biggest prize.

The tournaments which culminate in Marseille in May 2021 will feature some of the biggest names in world rugby including 2018 World Rugby Player of the Year Jonathan Sexton and 2020 Six Nations Player of the Tournament, Antoine Dupont.

beIN SPORTS is available on the following pay-TV platforms in the region:

Fans can also enjoy full coverage of every match of the Heineken Champions Cup and Challenge Cup LIVE and on demand on beIN's LIVE streaming app, beIN SPORTS CONNECT. The multi-device player allows fans to choose from a wide array of LIVE matches through any connected mobile device, laptop and desktop computer. They can also set alert reminders, cast on a big screen, pause and rewind LIVE matches, and watch them in HD.

In addition to European rugby, beIN SPORTS brings you extensive LIVE football content including LaLiga, Serie A, Ligue 1, MLS, Champions League**, Europa League**, and more.

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* Hong Kong, Indonesia and Thailand only
** Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia only