How do I see live games of Super Rugby in Asia?     09 Mar 2011

Setanta Sports, the new rugby channel for Asia, will broadcast all 125 televised matches from the new Super Rugby season starting this weekend with live coverage of all matches from the opening round.

As well as more Super Rugby, Setanta will also broadcast live coverage of every match from the Investec Tri Nations as well as matches from the Currie Cup and ITM Cup.

The Setanta Sports channel is currently available in Hong Kong and Sri Lanka, and pan-Asia via Setanta’s online player ‘Setanta-I’. Viewers in Singapore, can enjoy all of the Super Rugby on StarHub’s sports channel SuperSports, through an arrangement with Setanta. In Malaysia and Brunei, Super Rugby will be available as part of Setanta programming blocks on the Astro SuperSport channel.

“Setanta is delighted to be a partner of SANZAR as we work to create the first every sports channel in Asia that focuses on rugby,” said Roger Hall, MD Setanta International. “We aim to get the Setanta Sports channel on every TV platform in Asia and rugby fans in the region can help us with this endeavour by making sure they tell their TV provider that they want the channel.”

Setanta is in active negotiations with TV platforms across Asia to make the channel available throughout the region.

For more information on scheduling and subscriptions please visit the Setanta website at

Country specific information:

Hong Kong
Setanta Sports is available on Now TV, channel number 679. To subscribe to Setanta Sports call 2888 0888 (press 1) or visit your local PCCW shop.

For more information visit

Key matches from Super Rugby are available on StarHub’s own sports channel, SuperSports. For more information on StarHub visit

For more information on Setanta Sports in Singapore visit

Sri Lanka
Setanta Sports is available on LBN ‘The Cable Network’. For information on how to subscribe visit

For more information on Setanta Sports in Sri Lanka visit

Malaysia & Brunei
Setanta Sports is available as programming blocks on Astro Super Sport. For scheduling information please visit

For more information on Setanta Sports in Malaysia & Brunei visit

Rest Of Asia
Setanta Sports is available via Setanta’s online player ‘Setanta-i’

For more information on Setanta Sports in the rest of Asia, visit: