Premier Rugby Sevens pilot season will be available on Fox Sports as part of a new domestic broadcast deal. In the United States, fans will be able to access the league’s coverage on both the FS1 and FS2-TV channels, as well as the Fox Sports app and website.
The new league, PR7s will feature six men’s and four women’s teams playing multiple games in a single location, with the dates, team names, and the first host city yet to be revealed.
Several men’s and women’s sevens players from the US Olympic squad have already signed to join the league, which starts this autumn.
Owen Scannell, who is the founder and chief executive of Premier Rugby Sevens, said, “When we founded PR7s, we envisioned the top North American players competing on a national stage to showcase the most electric sport on the planet.”
“Our relationship with Fox Sports ensures existing rugby fans, and new fans alike, will receive high-quality content and live telecasts across top tier platforms.”
“The announcement also provides a variety of sponsorship opportunities for partners to align with a sport and a league that is perfect for the next generation of young fans.”