- CIS football hits TSN2 this Sunday with Laval taking on
Montreal at 1 p.m. ET -
TORONTO, Oct. 1 /CNW/ - TSN, Canadian Interuniversity Sport and the Quebec Student Sports Federation announced today that this Sunday's much-anticipated football game between top-ranked, reigning Vanier Cup champion Laval and fifth-ranked Montreal will be broadcast nationally on TSN2.
The game will air on TSN2 at 1 p.m. ET.
First-place in the Quebec conference will be on the line as Laval comes into the duel with an unblemished 4-0 mid-season record, while Montreal currently sits in second place in the QUFL with a 3-1 mark.
Earlier this fall, TSN and CIS announced a two-year agreement that saw TSN and TSN2 become the exclusive English broadcasters for several marquee CIS events for the 2009-10 and 2010-11 university sport seasons.
TSN will air both CIS football semifinals - the Uteck and Mitchell Bowls - on November 21, as well as the Desjardins Vanier Cup, live from Université Laval in Quebec City on Saturday, November 28.
About Canadian Interuniversity Sport
Canadian Interuniversity Sport is the national governing body of university sport in Canada. Fifty-two universities, 10,000 student-athletes and 550 coaches vie for 21 national championships in 12 different sports. CIS also provides high performance international opportunities for Canadian student-athletes at Winter and Summer Universiades, as well as numerous world university championships. For further information, visit www.universitysport.ca.
TSN2, a division of CTVglobemedia, brings Canadian sport fans a jam-packed lineup of major league sports action, with exclusive live events, encore telecasts of key sporting events and better timeslots for viewing in Western Canada. TSN2's roster features an exciting lineup of sports and events, including the NHL, Blue Jays baseball, NBA, Curling, International Hockey, Golf, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, NASCAR Nationwide Series, IndyCar Series, Grand Slam Tennis, Boxing, Mixed Martial Arts, and NCAA Football and Basketball. Also available in High Definition, sports fans can access TSN2 through television service providers across the country. For more information on TSN2 and a complete list of participating television providers, visit TSN.ca.
For further information: For further information: For More Information on TSN2: Greg McIsaac, (w) (416) 384-5180, (c) (416) 458-3591, email@example.com; Chobi Liang, (w) (416) 384-7584, (c) (416) 859-4738, firstname.lastname@example.org; Simon Bassett, (w) (416) 384-7599, email@example.com; For more information on CIS: Michel Bélanger, (w) (613) 562-5670 ext. 25, (c) (613) 447-6334, firstname.lastname@example.org; Peter Metuzals, (w) (613) 562-5670 ext. 27, email@example.com