Recent Posts tagged with Rugby

NBC Sports Group Acquires Exclusive U.S. Media Rights to Six Nations Championship

NBC Sports Group has partnered with Six Nations Rugby on an exclusive multi-year U.S. media rights agreement for the Six Nations Championship, the world’s oldest rugby championship. Per the agreement, which begins with the 2018 Six Nations Championship, NBC Sports will present live coverage of all Six Nations matches across its digital and linear platforms.  More Channels Insights to Target Next-Gen Rugby Audience

Having successfully engaged existing rugby fans across Asia since launching in February 2016, RugbyPass will turn its attention to the next generation of Asian rugby fans, evolving its content offering and packaging to complement and support rugby’s growth in Asia.    More

Inertia Unlimited’s Rugby Cam Takes NBC Viewers Inside the Pitch

Viewers of NBC Sports Group’s USA Sevens Vegas rugby coverage last weekend were privy to the debut of a clever new ref-mounted camera, dubbed the Rugby Cam, that offered up-close-and-personal views of the action on the pitch. “With rugby sevens, the American audience is still growing and learning the sport, so we really want to […]  More

SIS LIVE Handles BBC’s HD Coverage of Six Nations Rugby

The 2011 Six Nations rugby union tournament got under way at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff on Feb. 4 when Wales took on England. Host-broadcast coverage in high definition was provided by the BBC using facilities from SIS LIVE. All production and presentation for the match was handled in SIS LIVE’s big triple-expander HD truck, […]  More

NBC Sports To Televise HSBC Sevens World Series of Rugby Live

NBC Sports and Universal Sports will broadcast eight hours of live rugby coverage of the 2011 HSBC Sevens World Series event in Las Vegas the weekend of Feb. 12-13. This marks the first time that the tournament has had live television coverage in the United States. The HSBC Sevens World Series is played throughout the […]  More

BBC America to Televise Rugby’s Six Nations Championship

BBC America will broadcast live sports for the first time in its 12 year history with the first of five matches in rugby’s Six Nations Championship. Coverage will kick off Feb. 6 at 12 p.m. ET with a faceoff between England and Wales. The Six Nations Championship is a yearly rugby union between six sides: […]  More

O2 To Offer 6 Nations Rugby Tourney in 3D

This year’s 6 Nations tournament will reinforce rugby’s position as a pioneering sport in the development of 3D sports coverage. England’s home games at Twickenham Stadium in west London will be shot in 3D and screened in 40 Odeon and Cineworld cinemas. The 3D coverage is being organised by telecom company O2, which sponsors the […]  More

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