Autumn Nations Cup goes to US exclusively on FloSports
International rugby competition organiser, Six Nations Rugby, and live sports streaming innovator, FloSports, have jointly announced the Autumn Nations Cup will be exclusively broadcast in the US on FloSports.
The competition is scheduled to start on 13 November, and will be streamed to rugby fans throughout the US, featuring a 16-game tournament showcasing the best in international rugby union rivalries from England, Wales, France, Italy, Scotland and Ireland, along with national teams from Georgia and Fiji.
In addition to the 16 games of the tournament, two additional warm up matches have been made available to fans in the US including games between Scotland and Georgia as well as France and Wales.
Ben Morel, chief executive officer at Six Nations Rugby, commented: “We are excited to be in a position to play International Rugby matches again and are delighted to have partnered with FloRugby to bring this exciting autumn competition to audiences in the US.”
Adam Armstrong, FloSports’ director of rights acquisition, added: “We’re thrilled to partner with Six Nations Rugby on this unique opportunity to bring international rugby to fans across the US and showcase the unmatched talent that will be on display over four thrilling weekends.
“FloSports has a proven track-record of fueling growth and engagement across a variety of sports and we believe there is a dedicated fan base across the country that is looking for a consistent delivery of rugby matches and content. This partnership is the next step in our evolution to achieve that goal.”
The exclusive broadcast of the Autumn Nations Cup on FloSports’ FloRugby platform represents a major win for rugby fans in the US who will now have an internationally prestigious tournament delivered to them on a digital platform. FloSports has committed itself to tapping into the emerging groundswell for international rugby competition seen around the country in order to grow the sport domestically.
In addition to the exciting Autumn Nations Cup tournament, FloSports will continue to bring world class events to global rugby fans through its partnership with USA Rugby and through ongoing investments in rugby media rights both in the US and around the world.