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Wednesday, March 8th, 2023
2023 GUINNESS SIX NATIONS CHAMPIONSHIP RUGBY CONTINUES WITH LIVE FOURTH ROUND COVERAGE THIS WEEKEND ON PEACOCK AND CNBC
World’s Oldest Rugby Championship Continues this Saturday, March 11, Live at 9:15 a.m. ET on Peacock with First of Three Round 4 Matches as Italy Host Wales
First-Place Ireland Visit Scotland on Sunday, March 12, Live at 10 a.m. ET on Peacock and CNBC
Final Round Coverage Begins with Scotland vs. Italy Next Saturday, March 18, Live at 8:30 a.m. ET on Peacock and CNBC
Studio Hosts: Dan Lyle, Alex Corbisiero
Rugby Offerings Available to U.S. Commercial Establishments through NBC Sports Pub Pass
STAMFORD, Conn. – March 8, 2023 – NBC Sports continues its coverage of the 2023 Guinness Six Nations Rugby Championship this Saturday, March 11, and Sunday, March 12, with all Round 4 matches of the world’s oldest rugby championship streaming live on Peacock.
This weekend’s coverage of the Six Nations penultimate round begins Saturday live at 9:15 a.m. ET on Peacock as Italy, which fell to Ireland, 34-20, in Round 3, host Wales, which lost to England, 20-10, in Round 3. Next at 11:45 a.m. ET, England host defending champion France, which comes off a 32-21 victory over Scotland in Round 3. CNBC will present encore coverage of Italy-Wales at Noon ET and England-France at 2 p.m. ET.
On Sunday, Ireland, the top team in the tournament standings, visit Scotland live at 11 a.m. ET on Peacock and CNBC. After three rounds, Ireland remain the only undefeated team and sit in first place with 15 points.
The 2023 Six Nations Championship culminates with live coverage of the final three Round 5 matches across Peacock and CNBC on Saturday, March 18, as Ireland seek to secure their first Six Nations title since 2018.
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.
- Studio Hosts – Dan Lyle, a former USA Rugby captain and Premiership Rugby player, and Alex Corbisiero, who played for England in the Six Nations Championship in 2011 and 2012 (England won the Six Nations title in 2011)
HOW TO WATCH – ROUND 3: SATURDAY, MARCH 11, & SUNDAY, MARCH 12
|Sat., March 11||Italy v. Wales (LIVE)||9:15 a.m.||Peacock|
|Italy v. Wales*||Noon||CNBC|
|Sat., March 11||England v. France (LIVE)||11:45 a.m.||Peacock|
|England v. France*||2 p.m.||CNBC|
|Sun., March 12||Scotland v. Ireland (LIVE)||11 a.m.||Peacock, CNBC|
2023 SIX NATIONS TABLE
NBC Sports’ Six Nations coverage is part of an extensive collection of rugby programming across NBC Sports platforms which spans the calendar year, including the HSBC Sevens Series, Premiership Rugby, and the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France.
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