The 7th iteration of the European annual Rugby Championship, the Rugby Europe Championship 2023 has been announced to begin this Saturday in Europe
The Rugby Europe Championship is a relatively new European Rugby competition that was recently established in 2016. Upcoming 2023 edition of the event will be its 7th official iteration according to the newly established format.
8 rugby teams from eight European countries will participate in the upcoming tournament. They have been divided into two pools to participate in the group stage. The top two teams of each pool will then qualify for the playoffs. Playoff stage will contain semifinals and final stage matches.
The bottom two teams of each pool will also compete for the 5th to 7th placement following completion of group stage. Due to increment in participant count, this new format will be established from this year’s Rugby Europe Championship 2023.
Details related to the schedule, live stream and other information on upcoming Rugby Europe Championship are listed below.
When is the Rugby Europe Championship 2023?
- Date: Saturday, February 04, 2023
- Time: 07:00 a.m. ET / 01:00 p.m. CET
The upcoming 7th edition of Rugby Europe Championship is scheduled to initiate this Saturday, February 04, 2023. On the first day, Pool B game of Romania vs Poland will kick off at around 07:00 a.m. ET or 01:00 p.m. CET to launch the event.
Rugby Europe Championship 2023 Schedule:
|February 4, 2023||Romania vs Poland||07:00 a.m.|
|Portugal vs Belgium||02:00 p.m.|
|February 5, 2023||Georgia vs Germany||04:00 a.m.|
|Spain vs Netherlands||06:45 p.m.|
|February 11, 2023||Belgium vs Romania||05:45 a.m.|
|Poland vs Portugal||12:30 p.m.|
|Netherlands vs Georgia||07:16 p.m.|
|February 12, 2023||Germany vs Spain||08:30 p.m.|
|February 18, 2023||Germany vs Netherlands||07:15 p.m.|
|Spain vs Georgia||01:00 p.m.|
|Poland vs Romania||03:15 p.m.|
|February 19, 2023||Portugal vs Romania||10:00 a.m.|
How to watch the rugby games on TV?
Rugby Europe Championship 2023 will be broadcast on limited number of channels of some European countries. Out of Europe, the event will not have tv partnership. The tv channels announced are listed below –
- Ziggo Sports – Netherlands
- TVP Sport – Poland
- Sport TV – Romania
- Teledeporte – Spain
How to Live Stream Rugby Europe Championship 2023?
- Rugby Europe
International viewers will be able to watch all of the upcoming Rugby Europe Championship event games through Europe’s official online rugby distributor, Rugby Europe. Additionally, important games will be available for free on the Rugby Europe YouTube Channel. In the United States, FlorRugby subscribers will have exclusive live streams and news of the event on the app.
8 rugby teams from different European countries will participate in the event this year. They have been divided into two groups of four to participate in the Round Robin stage starting from tomorrow. Below is the official team distribution pool for the Rugby Europe Championship 2023 event –
|Pool A||Pool B|