Written by on July 2, 2024

Written by: Bafokeng Mothebe

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) and Multichoice have reached a broadcasting deal where the Springboks’ two home tests against Ireland, will be broadcasted on the public broadcaster, on a delayed basis.

This means that the Castle Larger Incoming Series between South Africa and Ireland, will not be broadcasted live, on the SABC.

This deal included that of the live ICC Men’s T20 final between South Africa and India, which was broadcasted on Saturday, as part of allowing a diverse audience to have access to sports of national interest.

In addition to the showcasing the T20 World Cup final, SABC Group CEO added, “We are also excited that we have also clinched a deal for two Springbok test matches to be broadcast on Saturday 6th and Saturday 13th July at 8.30pm, and this is testament to our commitment to inclusivity and ensuring that our diverse audiences’ needs are catered for.”

“We are pleased that an agreement has been reached with the SABC. The men’s national cricket team final against India today will be followed in July with the double defending Rugby World Cup champions, the Springboks, taking on Europe’s top side, Ireland, in two home tests”, said SuperSport CEO Rendani Ramovha, in a statement released on Saturday.

The games between South Africa and Ireland, are to be broadcasted on a delayed basis, on the SABC on the 6th and 13th of July at 20H30 respectively, while SuperSport will carry both games live, on their respective dates, at 17H00.


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