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Autumn Nations Series to be broadcast on talkSPORT following three-year audio rights partnership agreement

Autumn Nations Series to be broadcast on talkSPORT following three-year audio rights partnership agreement

Autumn Nations Series on talkSPORT

Six Nations Rugby is pleased to announce that talkSPORT will broadcast the Autumn Nations Series exclusively* in the UK after a three-year audio rights partnership that will run to the end of the 2023 season was agreed.

talkSPORT’s broadcasts will start on October 30th and will include 16 live commentary games this season, with 50 matches covered over the course of the three-year partnership.

As well as match commentary, talkSPORT will provide rugby fans with in-depth match previews and analysis, with further innovative content available on talkSPORT’s YouTube channel and on the talkSPORT website.

Six Nations Rugby organises and operates the Autumn Nations Series, an exciting new series featuring England, France, Ireland, Italy, Scotland and Wales taking on the best of the Southern Hemisphere teams, as well as emerging rugby nations, across October and November.

The Autumn Nations Series follows on from the success of last year’s Autumn Nations Cup and will offer rugby fans 20 top-class international games to savour in 2022.

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Ben Morel, CEO of Six Nations Rugby, organisers of the Autumn Nations Series said: “We are delighted to announce our partnership with talkSPORT and are really excited at what they will bring to the Autumn Nations Series and the experience they will deliver for fans tuning in. talkSPORT are renowned for delivering award-winning sports coverage and this reputation, coupled with the first-class line-up of talent they have, means it looks really exciting for rugby fans.”

Head of talkSPORT, Lee Clayton said: “talkSPORT has strong credentials in rugby and we are delighted to expand our coverage across the Autumn Nations Series. As a network, we are powered by fans, and our experienced line-up of former internationals and first-class rugby commentators will bring supporters all the insight, analysis and reaction across a fascinating month of action.”

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To note: * Six Nations Rugby and talkSPORT have made provision for live Welsh Language audio broadcasts rights to be made available on BBC Radio Cymru for all of Wales’ Autumn Nations Series matches in the Welsh language

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