The 24th iteration of the Rugby Six Nations 2023 is set to kick off on Saturday. It is often dubbed as the greatest championship by rugby union fans worldwide.
The Six Nation Championship or officially known as Guinness Six Nations is an annual rugby union competition held by six nations. It first established as the Home Nations Championship and later in 2000 was reinstated as the Six Nations Championship.
Upcoming Six Nations Championship 2023 will be the 24th official iteration of the event since its latest reinstatement. All of the six participating teams including the 2022 competition champion France are ready to participate in the event.
The tournament will be divided in two rounds where the first round will host 3 games. Following that, second round will initiate the point table-based season of the event. There each team will play 15 total matches.
The latest schedule, team, live stream and other important information related to the Six Nations Championship 2023 are listed below.
When is the Rugby Six Nations 2023?
- Date: Saturday, February 04, 2023
- Time: 07:00 a.m. ET / 01:00 p.m. CET
Upcoming 7th edition of Six Nations 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 Six Nations 2023 Schedule:
|February 4, 2023||Wales vs Ireland||09:15 a.m.|
|England vs Scotland||11:15 a.m.|
|February 5, 2023||Italy vs France||10:00 a.m.|
|February 11, 2023||Georgia vs Germany||09:15 a.m.|
|Spain vs Netherlands||11:15 a.m.|
|February 12, 2023||England vs Italy||10:00 a.m.|
|February 25, 2023||Italy vs Ireland||09:15 a.m.|
|Wales vs England||11:15 a.m.|
|February 26, 2023||France vs Scotland||10:00 a.m.|
|March 11, 2023||Italy vs Wales||09:15 a.m.|
|England vs France||11:15 a.m.|
|March 12, 2023||Scotland vs Ireland||10:00 a.m.|
|March 18, 2023||Scotland vs Italy||07:30 a.m.|
|France vs Wales||09:45 a.m.|
|Ireland vs England||12:00 p.m.|
Teams and Venues:
As the title suggests, Six Nations Championship is precipitated by the six hosting nations of the rugby union tournament. The participating national rugby teams and their home stadiums are both part of the event. As the venue are used to host home games for every teams. The teams of upcoming 2023 iteration and their home venue details are listed below –
|Nation||Stadium Name||Seat Capacity||Stadium Location|
|France||Stade de France||81,338||Saint-Denis|
|Wales||Millennium Stadium||73, 931||Cardiff|
How to watch the event on TV?
- Stan Sports
- BBC, ITV
- Premier Sports Asia
Popular Australian sports media, Stan Sports will provide live broadcasts of the upcoming Rugby Six Nations 2023 in the country. In the United States, Six Nations Championship games will be live broadcast via BBC, ITV, and S4C channels. While Premier Sports Asia will provide telecast of the matches in India
How to Live Stream Rugby Six Nations 2023?
- BBC iPlayer
- fuboTV, Peacock
Canadian rugby union fans will require DAZN subscription to watch the Rugby Six Nations 2023 matches online. While in UK, BBC iPlayer will provide live streams of the event for free. fuboTV will also provide live streams of the event for rugby fans in the US. Later matches will be available to watch via CNBC streams through Peacock.