US broadcaster Fox has agreed to broadcast an international rugby tournament Women of the Six Nations From 2021.
The deal, brokered by Pitch International Agency, will see the full match broadcast on the Pay TV channel. Fox Soccer Plus Of the network.
The partnership predicts that women will broadcast in six of the 130 countries. The widespread broadcasting effort confirms the growing popularity and growing demand for women’s rugby. Spectators can watch four consecutive Saturday matches involving all six teams. The championship will be between two groups of three teams before the final on April 24. Pool A includes England, Italy and Scotland, while Pool B includes France, Ireland and Wales.
Each team will play a home and one away match before facing another team-ranked opponent in the final Super Saturday.
Six Nations Administrator Ben Morel said:As a television partner, we are pleased to have Fox Sports, so fans from across the United States can watch all of the games in action. Increasing the visibility of the six nations is crucial to the growth of the game. Developing global coverage is an important step in our long-term aspirations for women’s sports.“.
In the UK, all Six Nations matches are broadcast live on air. All matches will be broadcast live on BBC iPlayer, Wales v Ireland will be broadcast live on BBC Wales on Saturday, April 10, and the final match will be broadcast live on BBC 2 on Saturday, April 24.
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