beIN SPORTS secures broadcast rights for Autumn Nations Cup Rugby

beIN SPORTS has secured Australian broadcast rights to provide live coverage of the Autumn Nations Cup, European Professional Club Rugby Champions Cup and Challenge Cup.

The new international Autumn Nations Cup Rugby tournament will feature England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, France, Italy, and Georgia. Teams will face off across three pool rounds followed by a Finals weekend.

The tournament kicks off at 6am on Saturday, 14 November live on beIN SPORTS, with Ireland facing Wales at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin.

The Autumn Nations Cup joins beIN SPORTS’ premium portfolio of live international rugby coverage, alongside the Guiness Six Nations.

The 2020 Six Nations resumed on Sunday, 25 October, with Ireland beating Italy 50-17. It concludes with a final round on Sunday, 1 November as three nations vie for the championship.

Additionally, beIN SPORTS will expand its live coverage to its latest acquisition, the EPCR Champions and Challenge Cups from the 2020/21 season onwards, beginning in December 2020.

beIN SPORTS’ Summer of Rugby line-up will conclude with the 2021 Guiness Six Nations commencing on 6 February 2021.

Mike Kerr, Managing Director, beIN ASIA PACIFIC says:

“We’re delighted to be adding the Autumn Nations Cup to our stable of international rugby. The Autumn Nations Cup, alongside our ongoing live coverage of every 2020 and 2021 Six Nations match, and the Champions and Challenge Cups, promises to bring a great Summer of Rugby for fans Down Under.”

Kevin Perry
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