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NBC SPORTS PRESENTS COVERAGE OF 2024 GUINNESS SIX NATIONS CHAMPIONSHIP RUGBY, BEGINNING WITH OPENING ROUND THIS FRIDAY LIVE ON PEACOCK

World’s Oldest Rugby Championship Begins this Friday, Feb. 2, Live at 2:30 p.m. ET on Peacock with First of Three Round 1 Matches as Defending Champion Ireland Visits France; Scotland Visits Wales this Saturday at 11:45 a.m. ET Live on Peacock

All Six Nations Matches Stream Live on Peacock; Encore Coverage Presented Across CNBC and NBC

Studio Hosts: Dan Lyle, Alex Corbisiero

Rugby Offerings Available to U.S. Commercial Establishments through Peacock Sports Pass

STAMFORD, Conn. – Jan. 31, 2024 – NBC Sports presents coverage of the 2024 men’s Guinness Six Nations Rugby Championship, beginning Friday, Feb. 2, with opening round matches of one of the world’s oldest rugby championships.

All matches throughout the 2024 Six Nations Championship – which culminates with the final three Round 5 matches on Saturday, March 16 – will be presented live on Peacock. Television coverage throughout the tournament includes same- or next-day encores across NBC and CNBC.

Ireland won the 2023 Six Nations tournament and its 15th Six Nations outright championship last year, becoming the first country since Wales in 2019 to win the outright title, Grand Slam, and Triple Crown in one tournament. Runners-up and 2022 champions France, featuring two-time reigning Player of the Tournament Antoine Dupont, aim to win their second tournament in three years, while Wales looks to win its 29th overall title and move into a tie for first place with England for most championships in tournament history.

Five of the current top ten men’s teams in the World Rugby Rankings are participating in the 2024 Six Nations tournament: No. 2 Ireland, No. 4 France, No. 5 England, No. 6 Scotland, and No. 8 Wales, with Italy on the cusp at No. 11.

Rugby offerings are available to U.S. commercial establishments through Peacock Sports Pass. Peacock Sports Pass offers commercial establishments in the U.S. access to select events from Peacock’s exclusive live sports content library, including rugby, the Premier League, Big Ten football and basketball, and much more. To subscribe or to find out more information about Peacock Sports Pass, click here. Through the Six Nations Championship, all tournament matches will be available live, commercial-free and on-demand.

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HOW TO WATCH – OPENING ROUND: FRIDAY, FEB. 2-SUNDAY, FEB. 4

Date Match Time (ET) Platform
Fri., Feb. 2 France v. Ireland (LIVE) 2:30 p.m. Peacock
Sat., Feb. 3 Italy v. England (LIVE) 9:15 a.m. Peacock
  Wales v. Scotland (LIVE) 11:45 a.m. Peacock
Sun., Feb. 4 France v. Ireland* 7 a.m. CNBC
  Italy v. England* 9 a.m. CNBC
  Wales v. Scotland* 1 p.m. CNBC
*Encore presentation

 

FINAL 2023 SIX NATIONS TABLE

Pos. Team P W D L PD Points
1 Ireland 5 5 0 0 79 27
2 France 5 4 0 1 59 20
3 Scotland 5 3 0 2 20 15
4 England 5 2 0 3 -35 10
5 Wales 5 1 0 4 -63 6
6 Italy 5 0 0 5 -60 1

 

CHAMPIONSHIP FACTS

 

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 SVNS Series and the 2024 Paris Olympics rugby tournament.

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