The situation is country by country
There are only four days left until the debut of the 2022 Six Nations Championship, the 23rd day in the current format that has revolutionized the “old” tournament since 2000 by including Italy. One of the most important aspects of the tournament is related to its transmission in different countries of the six national teams that play it, and it is interesting to go and know the broadcasters who are following the tournament closely because they are directly involved.
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Starting in Italy, after seven years of broadcasting matches on channels Discovery2022 brings a revolution with the return of the Six Nations Sky Sports After it was last on the satellite channel in 2013. Sky Sport channels will broadcast all matches of the tournament, with TV8 (in clear mode) which will show the five Azzurri matches starting on Sunday against France.
Passing directly into the home of the transalpines, every match of the Six Nations tournament will be visible on the public broadcaster France 2, which will therefore cover the entire tournament. different case in ireland, Where there are two networks that broadcast races: RTE, a historic public broadcaster, and Virgin Media Television, a commercial but always free channel. In this first round, for example, Ireland, Wales, France and Italy will broadcast from the first, while Scotland and England will broadcast from the second. This year’s “Virgin Media” took place on TV3, another television commercial that featured the title up until last year.
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The situation in the UK is more complex, and we have already analyzed it by looking at the economic value of rights in the UK. The two channels will show matches, under the latest commercial agreement signed in May 2021 and valid until 2025. All domestic matches in Wales and Scotland will be live and available exclusively on public BBC One, while on ITV Sport commercial coverage (in Scotland STV) will be shown live for local matches. in England, France, Ireland and Italy.
Small arc for Wales, where only Gaelic channel S4C broadcasts all Dragon matches with commentary in the local language.
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