US broadcaster Fox has agreed an agreement to broadcast international rugby tournaments Six nations women From 2021.
The agreement, brokered by Pitch International Agency, broadcasts the entire competition on the pay TV channel Fox soccer plus Of network.
This partnership testifies that the six countries of women will be broadcast in 130 countries, reaching over 100 million families. The widespread broadcasting effort attests to the increasing popularity and increasing demand for women’s rugby. Viewers will be able to enjoy four consecutive Saturdays by mixing all six teams. The championship will consist of two groups of three teams before concluding with the final on 24 April. Pool A is made up of England, Italy and Scotland, while Pool B consists of France, Ireland and Wales.
Each team will play one home and one away match before facing the opposing team ranked second group of the final. Super saturday.
The administrator of six countries, Ben Morel, said: “We are thrilled to see Fox Sports as a television partner, so fans from the United States will be able to watch all the matches of the competition. Increasing the visibility of the Six Nations is critical to the development of the game. Expanding global coverage is an important step in our long-term ambitions for women’s sports“.
In the UK, matches from all six nations will be broadcast for free. All matches will be available live on BBC iPlayer, while on Saturday 10 April Wales v Ireland will also be broadcast live on BBC Wales and on Saturday 24 April the final match will be broadcast live on BBC2.
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