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Wednesday, March 15th, 2023
UNBEATEN IRELAND LOOK TO CLINCH TITLE AS 2023 GUINNESS SIX NATIONS CHAMPIONSHIP RUGBY CONCLUDES WITH LIVE FINAL ROUND COVERAGE THIS SATURDAY, MARCH 18 ON NBC, PEACOCK & CNBC
Ireland Look to Secure 15th All-Time Outright Title as They Host England Saturday at 1 p.m. ET Live on NBC and Peacock
Fifth Round of World’s Oldest Rugby Championship Begins this Saturday Live at 8:30 a.m. ET on Peacock and CNBC with First of Three Final Round Matches as Scotland Host Italy
Second-Place France – Still Alive for Title – Host Wales Saturday Live at 10:30 a.m. ET on Peacock and CNBC
Studio Host: Ahmed Fareed; Studio Analysts: Dan Lyle, Alex Corbisiero
Rugby Offerings Available to U.S. Commercial Establishments through NBC Sports Pub Pass
STAMFORD, Conn. – March 15, 2023 – NBC Sports presents coverage of the final round of the 2023 Guinness Six Nations Rugby Championship this Saturday, March 18 on NBC, Peacock, and CNBC as first-place Ireland aim to win their first title since 2018.
At 1 p.m. ET on Saturday, Ireland host England live on NBC and Peacock as they look to secure their 15th outright title and fifth of the Six Nations era (began in 2000). With a win over England, Ireland would earn their first Grand Slam title since 2018 (winning all five matches) and second consecutive Triple Crown title (when one of the Home Nations of England, Ireland, Scotland, or Wales wins all three of their matches against the other).
Saturday’s coverage of the Six Nations final round begins live at 8:30 a.m. ET on Peacock and CNBC as third-place Scotland, which fell to Ireland, 22-7, in Round 4, host Italy. Defending Six Nations champion France, four points behind Ireland with the chance to claim the title with a bonus point win and an Ireland loss without a bonus point, host Wales at 10:30 a.m. ET on Peacock and CNBC.
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 Host – Ahmed Fareed
- Studio Analysts – 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 5: SATURDAY, MARCH 18
|Sat., March 18||Scotland v. Italy (LIVE)||8:30 a.m.||Peacock, CNBC|
|Sat., March 18||France v. Wales (LIVE)||10:30 a.m.||Peacock, CNBC|
|Sat., March 18||Ireland v. England (LIVE)||1 p.m.||NBC, Peacock|
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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