Six Nations Championship 2021: How to Watch Online and on TV Channel

Six Nations Live Stream: How to watch Six Nations rugby online from anywhere today? What TV channels are showing the 6 Nations Championship?

Guinness Six nations championship is all set for its 22nd edition, as the rugby union tournament will begin from 6th February 2021. In case you are wondering how and where to watch the Six Nations live stream then don’t worry as the details for the six Nations 2021 TV coverage have been released by six nations rugby.

Six Nations Championship is a rugby competition that is played among 6 nations. England, Wales, Ireland, Scotland, France, Italy. The competition started in 1883 as the Home Nations championship. Home nations is basically a term given to sporting events that take place between countries of United Kingdom.

However, with the entry of France, the league was expanded to five nations, and eventually, Italy was added in 2000 to give the championship its current name of Six Nations Championship.

The 2020 edition was recently concluded in October with England emerging victorious for a record 29th time. While there’s very little time for them to celebrate as the new season will commence from 6th February 2021 till 20th March 2021.

The good news for every ruby fan is that the championship will be broadcasted globally and here’s the guide to catch 6 Nations live stream matches from anywhere in the world with free-to-air TV channels list.

How to Watch Six Nations Live Stream in the UK

The Six Nations championship tv coverage are available on the UK free tv channels – BBC and ITV. The men’s Six Nations 2021 games are shared between BBC and ITV.

So if you want to watch England, Ireland or Italy matches at their home then tune into ITV while BBC to show the France, Scotland or Wales games played at home.

In case you are looking to catch the 6 Nations live streaming, just download the BBC iPlayer or the ITV Hub.

Six Nations 2021 TV Schedule

Round 1

Saturday 6 February, Italy vs France, 2.15pm Live on ITV
Saturday 6 February, England vs Scotland, Twickenham, 4.45pm Live on ITV
Sunday 7 February, Wales vs Ireland, Principality Stadium, 3pm Live on BBC

Round 2

Sat 13 February, England vs Italy, Twickenham, 2.15 pm Live on ITV
Sat 13 February, Scotland vs Wales, BT Murrayfield, 4.45 pm Live on BBC
Sunday 14 February, Ireland vs France, Aviva Stadium, 3pm Live on ITV

Round 3

Saturday 27 February, Italy vs Ireland, 2.15 pm Live on ITV
Saturday 27 February, Wales vs England, Principality Stadium, 4.45 pm Live on BBC
Sunday 28 February, France vs Scotland, 3pm Live on BBC

Round 4

Saturday 13 March, Italy vs Wales, 2.15 pm Live on ITV
Saturday 13 March, England vs France, Twickenham, 4.45 pm Live on ITV
Sunday 14 March, Scotland vs Ireland, BT Murrayfield, 3pm Live on BBC

Round 5

Saturday 20 March, Scotland vs Italy, BT Murrayfield, 2.15pm Live on BBC
Saturday 20 March, Ireland vs England, Aviva Stadium, 4.45pm Live on ITV
Saturday 20 March, France vs Wales, 8pm Live on BBC

How to watch from EuropeSix Nations live stream

In Ireland, the rugby viewers can watch Six Nations on free-to-air TV channel – Virgin Media One who have exclusive broadcast right for all the matches.

Streaming of the Six Nations Championship is available on Virgin TV using smartphone, tablet or PCs.

The Six Nations broadcast rights in France is bought by France 2 while in Italy, DMAX to provide the 6 Nations tv coverage as well as live stream matches online on its Dplay service.

Rugby fans from Austria, Germany and Switzerland need to watch the Six Nations coverage on global live streaming service, DAZN.

Watch in the USA Six Nations live stream

NBC is the official broadcast of the Six Nations Championship in the USA and matches can be streamed online on NBC Sports Gold. You can subscribe to the NBC Sports Gold Pass for price at $79.99.

How to watch in South Africa6 Nations live stream

African rugby viewers need to have SuperSport subscription to watch the Six Nations on their TV, phones and computers.

The subscriptio of SuperSport gives you access to its digital platform for streaming of games from anywhere at your finger tip.

Six Nations live stream: How to watch in Asia

In Australia, beIN Sports has got the broadcasting rights of Six Nations games. Australia fans can subscribe beIN Sports’ Connect package which cost around $19.99 per month and $179.99 per year.

The Six Nations tv coverage to broadcast on Sky Sport NZ in New Zealand. The channel cost around $31.99/month or sign up before 31 January 2021 for the yearly package and first month for free. Stream all the games online via Sky Go app.

The rest of the Asian countries can buy RugbyPass for the live streaming Six Nations in India, China, Malaysia, Singapore, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Bhutan and Thailand.

If you’re not from the UK, US, Australia, New Zealand or any other country that listed above, still you can access to the Six Nations live coverage using VPN services.

How to watch the Six Nations live coverage outside your country

The VPN also called Virtual Private Network is the best option if you are looking to watch the 6 Nations rugby championship outside your country.

Download and install the VPN (ExpressVPN), which allow you to access the content on your computer without any geo-restriction. In this way, you can enjoy the Six Nations live stream coverage at home without illegal going illegal way.

Six Nations 2021 TV Coverage Details

The Six Nations TV Coverage 2021 in Europe
CountryBroadcaster
England, Wales, ScotlandBBC Sport, ITV Sport, S4C
IrelandBBC Sport, ITV Sport, S4C, Virgin Media
ItalyDMAX
FranceFrance.2
The Six Nations TV Coverage 2021 Outside the Europe
CountryBroadcaster
AlbaniaDigitalb
AlgeriabeIN Sport, TV5 Monde
AndorraMovistar
AngolaSupersport, TV5 Monde(France games only)
Anguilla, Antigua, Aruba, BahamasESPN
Argentina, Bolvia, Brazil, Chile, ColombiaESPN Sur, TV5 Monde(France games only)
AustraliabeIN Sports
AustriaDAZN
BahrainbeIN Sports, TV5 Monde
Bangladesh, BhutanRugbyPass, Premier Sports Asia
Barbados, Barbuda, Bermuda,BonaireESPN
Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African RepublicTV5 Monde(France games only), Supersport
Bosnia – Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro, SerbiaArena Sports
British Virgin Islands, Cayman IslandsESPN
Brunei, CambodiaRugbyPass, Premier Sports Asia, TV5 Monde(France games only)
Canada DAZN
ChadbeIN Sports, Supersport, TV5 Monde(France games only)
ChinaRugbyPass, TV5 Monde(France games only)
Comoros, CongoTV5 Monde(France games only), Supersport
KosovoDigiTalb
AsiaRugbyPass
MENA(Middle East and North African Countries)beIN Sports, TV5 Monde
India RugbyPass, Premier Sports Asia, TV5 Monde(France games only)
PakistanRugbyPass, Premier Sports Asia
Mauritania, Somalia, SudanbeIN Sports, TV5 Monde, Supersport
OmanbeIN Sports, TV5 Monde, Romania Telecom
Estonia, Latvia, LithuaniaVIASAT
Gemany, SwitzerlandDAZN
South AmericaESPN Sur, TV5 Monde(France games only)
Czech Republic, SlovakiaNova Sports
FijiFiji Broadcasting Corporation
MaltaGO
NetherlandsZIGGO Sports, NOS
New ZealandbeIN Sports
Denmark, Finland, Norway, SwedenVIASAT
PolandNC+
PortugalSport TV
RomaniaRomania Telecom
RussiaMatch TV
SloveniaArena Sports, Sport TV
SpainMovistar Deportes
Sub- Saharan AfricaSuperSport
U.S.ANBC Sports

Sadly there are certain countries such as Djibouti, Jordan, Qatar, North Macedonia, and Georgia who won’t telecast Six Nations Championship live in their countries.

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