Weber Cup XVII set for ESPN3 coverage





    Matchroom Sport has announced that the 2016 partypoker Weber Cup will be shown in its entirety in the United States on ESPN3, ESPN's live multi-screen sports network.

    Starting at 1.30 p.m. EST on this Friday, August 5, the Weber Cup is the annual Europe vs. USA tenpin showdown taking place at EventCity, Manchester, England. The American team is looking for their first win in three years.

    The ultimate champions will be the team that reaches 19 points first. Play runs from Friday concluding in an exciting climax on the evening of Sunday, August 7.

    ESPN3 is ESPN's live multi-screen sports network, a destination that delivers thousands of exclusive sports events annually. It is accessible online at, on smartphones and tablets via the WatchESPN app and streamed on televisions through Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, Roku, Xbox 360 and Xbox One.

    The network is currently available to 95 million homes at no additional cost to fans who receive their high-speed Internet connection or video subscription from an affiliated service provider.

    2016PartyPokerWeberCupVIILogo_small.jpg The Weber Cup is the tenpin bowling version of golf's Ryder Cup as two four-man teams from Europe and the USA compete over three days in a series of singles, doubles and baker format matches.

    The Weber Cup will be staged over five sessions - 6.30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5, and 12.30 and 6 p.m. British Summer Time (BST) on Saturday, Aug. 6, and Sunday, Aug. 7. The tournament will be produced by Matchroom Sport television and broadcast live on Sky Sports as well as other channels around the world.


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