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ESPNscrum and ESPN Classic set for RBS Six Nations

January 28, 2013

Ireland's Keith Earls runs with the ball on his way to scoring a try during their Rugby World Cup Pool C match against Russia at Rotorua International Stadium in RotoruaESPNscrum and ESPN Classic are combining to deliver an extensive RBS Six Nations offering on TV, online and mobile – which kicks off on February 2nd.

The ESPNscrum app will provide detailed coverage of the championship with news, team previews, live scores, and text commentary for every match. ESPNscrum will also provide extensive coverage of the matches themselves from previews to post-match analysis, including comments from pundits. In addition, there will be an ESPNscrum blog focusing on the championship as a whole.

ESPN Classic’s RBS Six Nations offering includes more than 40 classic matches from the championship’s past. A specially-themed England v France week, starting on 18th February ahead of the England v France fixture on the 23rd, will replay a number of great matches between the two rivals.

Ross Hair, senior vice president and managing director, ESPN, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, said: “ESPN is all set to provide rugby fans a variety of coverage around the RBS Six Nations.”

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