Ireland’s thrilling win over South Africa draws over 1.2m viewers to RTÉ2
In addition, almost 250,000 live streams on RTÉ Player
Ireland’s Rugby World Cup Pool B win over reigning World Champions South Africa in the Stade de France on Saturday night saw an average audience of 1.2 million watching on RTÉ2.
73% of those watching TV at the time were tuned-in to RTÉ2’s live coverage which peaked at 1.4 million at 9.47pm.
Meanwhile there were 267,000 streams on RTÉ Player with 243,000 of those being live streams.
The live action from France continues this week with Japan v Samoa on Thursday (7.30pm). Saturday sees Argentina v Chile (1.30pm,) and Fiji v Georgia (4.30pm) while on Sunday it’s South Africa v Tonga (7.30pm). All games live on RTÉ2 & RTÉ Player.