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2007 Rugby League on Sky Pub Sports

Provided by Sky Media
An opportunity to advertise in all live rugby league broadcast on Sky Pub Sports in 2007

Tell us about the Opportunity / What is it?

The adverts broadcast in the pub are different to those shown at home on Sky Sports. Sky Pub Sports carries an identical programming schedule to Sky Sports, broadcasting the very best in premium live sport across four dedicated channels, the key difference between the two is the advertising content. Sky Pub Sports provides an opportunity for brands to target rugby league fans who choose to watch their team in the pub by advertising in every live match broadcast on the channel during 2007.

What is the Marketing Objective?

Sky Pub Sports provides advertisers with a great opportunity to extend their brand association with British Rugby League. Providing exclusively live coverage of the Super League and covering Great Britain’s involvement in the Autumn Tri Nations series against both Australia and New Zealand Sky Pub Sports represents the best place to watch and support rugby league in 2007.

How does it work?

Sky are able to separate the advertising feed on their commercial and domestic subscriptions allowing different adverts to be broadcast in the pub to those shown at home on Sky Sports.

Who's used it in the past?

Major advertisers such as Guinness, Ford, COI, Lynx, WKD, Nike, Fosters, 20th Century Fox, EA and Carling run campaigns on Sky Pub Sports.

Features / Benefits

“Pub viewers were more likely to find advertising appealing and there was evidence of greater take-out of the creative message amongst pub TV viewers” (Continental Research for Carlsberg, May '06) "The advertising effects and brand messages of ‘young male targeted’ adverts are amplified in the highly social ‘in-pub’ context” (Carat Insight for COI, July '06) "Shared appreciation of popular adverts among a relevant peer group with commercials acting as ‘discussion points’ and often provoking a reaction to the product from viewers" (Simon Priests Associates, 2003)

Guide PriceReach & FrequencyTarget AudienceMedia Types
£51k to £100kMale ABC
16 - 24
25 - 34
35 - 44
Male
ABC1
NON-TRAD OUTDOOR
TV
LocationTimingsMarketing ObjectiveOpportunity Type
NATIONALAll YearBUILD AWARENESSSPONSORSHIP / SPORT / RUGBY
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