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Sunset+Vine to deliver 176 hours of live and as-live sporting events for BBC Alba

The deal includes coverage of football, shinty and rugby

Production company Sunset+Vine has won a contract to produce BBC Alba’s sports coverage for the next three years.

The company will deliver coverage of at least 176 hours of live and as-live sporting events in the coming year, including a minimum of 26 live SWPL games each season.

The producer will also cover a range of live shinty including the Camanachd Cup Semi-Finals, the MacAulay Cup Final, the Valerie Fraser Cup Final and the historic Camanachd Cup Final.

Margaret Cameron, director of content at MG Alba said: “Sport continues to be a major draw for BBC ALBA audiences and we’re committed to building on our reputation of delivering high-quality, high-impact sporting moments.  

“This three-year contract is of strategic importance to MG Alba and BBC Alba. We look forward to working with Sunset+Vine to build on BBC Alba’s reputation as a provider of high-quality sports coverage and our commitment to, in particular, Scottish women’s sport.” 

Grant Philips, head of Sunset+Vine Scotland added: “At Sunset+Vine, we specialise in live sports coverage in Scotland, the UK and around the world. We are delighted to be working with MG Alba and BBC Alba to bring a brand new and fresh approach to their sports output. We will deliver the highest production standards over the next 3 seasons for BBC ALBA’s viewers.”