15 04 2020Business impact

Munster Rugby announces Esports Partnership

Munster Rugby enter into the virtual sporting world with the announcement of a new partnership with Phelan Gaming, Ireland’s most successful esports team.

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Esports is amongst the fastest growing sports globally, with major leagues for several different electronic games in place in Europe, Australasia and North America. It will also become a demonstration sport at the 2024 Olympics in Paris. Munster Rugby are one of the first rugby clubs in the world to establish a presence in esports.

Diarmaid Gavin and Eoghan Doolan from RDJ's Corporate Group advised on the transaction.

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