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Guinness 6 Nations 2019 (Coverage in the USA).

31st January 2019 By Munster Rugby Supporters Club

Guinness 6 Nations 2019 (Coverage in the USA).

The USA Branch of the MRSC has compiled viewing details for fans to catch this season’s Guinness Six Nations games (01-Feb-2019 to 16-Mar-2019).

The USA Branch of the MRSC has compiled viewing details for fans to catch this season’s Guinness Six Nations games (01-Feb-2019 to 16-Mar-2019).

All times posted below are Eastern Time (e.g., Boston, NY, Florida)

NOTE: Daylight-Saving Time starts in the USA on Sunday 10-Mar-2019 but does not start in Europe until Sunday 31-Mar-2019.  For this 3 week duration the time difference between NY (EDT) and Ireland is 4 hours. After this time it will revert to the normal 5 hours.

Round 1 
Fri. Feb. 1st 3:00 p.m EST  France v Wales
Sat. Feb. 2nd 9:15 a.m. EST  Scotland v Italy
Sat. Feb. 2nd 11:45 a.m. EST  IRELAND v England
Round 2 
Sat. Feb. 9th 9:15 a.m. EST  Scotland v IRELAND
Sat. Feb. 9th 11:45 a.m. EST  Italy v Wales
Sun. Feb 10th 10:00 a.m. EST  England v France
Round 3 
Sat. Feb. 23rd 9:15 a.m. EST  France v Scotland
Sat. Feb. 23rd 11:45 a.m. EST  Wales v England
Sun. Feb 24th 10:00 a.m. EST  Italy v IRELAND
Round 4 
Sat. Mar. 9th 9:15 a.m. EST  Scotland v Wales
Sat. Mar 9th 11:45 a.m. EST  England v Italy
Sun. Mar. 10th 11:00 a.m. EDT  IRELAND v France
Round 5 
Sat. Mar 16th 8:30 a.m. EDT  Italy v France
Sat. Mar 16th 10:45 a.m. EDT  Wales v IRELAND
Sat. Mar 16th 1:00 p.m. EDT England v Scotland

Watch On TV:
1) PUBS:
Coverage of these games in the USA via Premium Sports is LIVE in many pubs. Admission is typically $20 per day.
Click here for details from Premium Sports.
Click here to find a Premium Sports pub venue near you.

2) NBC Sports Gold: Rugby Pass
These games are LIVE on the “Rugby Pass” app/channel.  The service costs ~$70/year and it covers the Heineken European Champions Cup, 6 Nations, and other events.
In addition to viewing “Rugby Pass” on the internet, you can also stream it to your television via links such as Apple TV, Roku, Chromecast, FireTV, Google Play, etc.
Note: Some games will be shown tape delayed on the NBC Sports Network.  Go to NBC Rugby Fixtures for fixtures.  Go to NBC Sports FAQs for FAQ details.

Watch on the Internet:
See “NBC Sports” section above.

RTE Radio Sports and NewsTalk FM Sports cover most of the games via internet broadcast and DAB (Digital Audio Broadcast).

1) RTE: Track the Irish games live at RTE Six Nations LIVE Match-Tracker. This site gives updates every few minutes through out the game.
2) 6 Nations: You can also go to the 6 Nations Match Center.  Click on “Match Report” and then “Live”.

Follow the games on Twitter at #GuinnessSixNations

Of Note:

  • Go to Guinness Six Nations Rugby for general competition details.
  • The ESPN+ app/channel has the broadcast rights in the USA for the PRO14.  Their $5 monthly subscription gets you all the PRO14 games.
  • NBC Sports has the broadcast rights in the USA for the European Rugby Champions Cup, the 6 Nations, and the English Gallagher Premiership rugby.  Their “Rugby Pass” gets you all those games for the season for $70.

You can email the American Branch of the Supporters Club at the MunsterRugbyUSA@mac.com with any comments, questions or suggestions. Also, don’t forget to “LIKE” the MRSC USA Branch on Facebook!


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