18 May, 15:44
It's down to the wire now for the five contenders who have been shortlisted for the ultimate individual accolade in northern hemisphere rugby, ERC European Player of the Year 2013.
Vodafone Ireland, ERC, organisers of the Heineken Cup, and Setanta Sports have teamed up to offer "almost live" extensive highlights of Heineken Cup clashes while the games are being played, ensuring that busy Christmas shoppers can keep close watch on all the weekend's rugby action. The service is available for only €2.99 a week as part of Vodafone live!, where subscribers can also download English Premiership and Champions League goals.
Seven video clips are available, capturing the best edits from each match and keeping customers informed of all the Heineken Cup rugby action both during and after play. The first download, taken from the first fifteen minutes of play, is available before half-time and full match highlights are available fifteen minutes after game end.
Customers can subscribe to the Heineken Cup action via the Sports Unlimited package on Vodafone live! The weekly subscription is €2.99 with €9.99 for the monthly. In addition to the Heineken Cup action, customers also get unlimited access to Premiership goals, The Hub, Champions League and Sky Sports as part of the package.