World’s Oldest Rugby Championship Concludes with Three Round Five Matches Live on Peacock Premium; NBCSN to Present Same-Day Encores
Ireland, England and France Can All Win the Championship
Studio Hosts: Ahmed Fareed, Alex Corbisiero
STAMFORD, Conn. – Oct. 30, 2020 – NBC Sports’ coverage of the 2020 Guinness Six Nations Rugby Championship concludes this weekend with Round Five matches of the world’s oldest rugby championship.
- Studio Hosts – Ahmed Fareed and Alex Corbisiero, who played for England in the Six Nations Championship
HOW TO WATCH – SATURDAY, OCT 31
- Streaming – Peacock Premium (LIVE)
- TV – NBCSN (same-day delay)
|Sat., Oct. 31||Wales v. Scotland (LIVE)||10:15 a.m.||Peacock Premium|
|Wales v. Scotland*||2 p.m.||NBCSN|
|Sat., Oct. 31||Italy v. England (LIVE)||12:45 p.m.||Peacock Premium|
|Italy v. England*||4 p.m.||NBCSN|
|Sat., Oct. 31||France v. Ireland (LIVE)||4 p.m.||Peacock Premium|
|France v. Ireland*||6 p.m.||NBCSN|
|(Note: Six Nations coverage is also available on NBC Sports Gold Rugby Pass.)|
2020 SIX NATIONS TABLE
- Ireland, England, and France are all in contention for the championship on Saturday
- Ireland control their own destiny
- A bonus-point victory over France would crown Ireland champions
- England visit Italy seeking to add to their record 28 outright titles
- France face Ireland looking to secure their first Six Nations title since 2010
Last week it was announced that, beginning Nov. 20 with the start of the 2020-21 Gallagher Premiership Rugby season, NBC Sports’ exclusive streaming rugby coverage will move from NBC Sports Gold “Rugby Pass” to Peacock Premium, which is available for $4.99 per month. Peacock Premium will become the home of NBC Sports’ extensive collection of rugby programming, including Six Nations, Gallagher Premiership Rugby, rugby at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, and the HSBC Sevens Series.
Rugby offerings are available to U.S. commercial establishments through the NBC Sports Pub Pass – a customizable direct-to-consumer platform developed specifically for the retail pub/restaurant market in the U.S. Through the Six Nations Championship, all tournament matches will be available live, commercial-free and on-demand.
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