Rimmer’s “dismay” at leaked broadcast talks

Reports in League Weekly suggest that RFL chief executive Ralph Rimmer has placed on record to clubs his disappointment at discussions with a broadcaster being leaked to the media.

League Express’s Matt Shaw last week reported that the RFL had entered into talks with Channel 4 regarding a potential TV deal.

And in Monday’s edition, League Weekly’s John Davidson has reproduced excerpts from an apparent email sent to clubs since the news surfaced.

In the email, Rimmer expresses his “extreme disappointment” that details of the negotiations have been leaked, adding: “I was dismayed to see a headline and article that I had confirmed in the meeting last week with Championship and League 1 clubs that we have been speaking to C4.”

Read the full article in League Weekly

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