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.
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.