Major broadcast company holds talks over Championship TV deal

CHANNEL 4 has expressed an interest in broadcasting Championship Rugby League.

RFL chief executive Ralph Rimmer confirmed in a Championship and League 1 meeting held last week that the free-to-air broadcaster were one of three companies they had held discussions with about a future broadcast deal post 2021.

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