Home HD Programming Sports UK: Rugby Six Nations Championship to broadcast on BBC HD

UK: Rugby Six Nations Championship to broadcast on BBC HD

bbc-hd-logoThe BBC will broadcast every match of the RBS Six Nations Championship in HD this year, a first for the rugby series. The Six Nations will start off Feb. 6, 2010 on BBC One and BBC HD with Ireland versus Italy. In the US, the game appears on the BBC America schedule, although it is not clear whether it will be in HD or not.

The matches will also be streamed on the BBC website and available on BBC iPlayer.

The Six Nations Championship, also known as the RBS (Royal Bank of Scotland) 6 Nations, is a yearly rugby union between six sides: England, France, Ireland, Italy, Scotland and Wales. The competition was founded in 1883 and before the year 2000 was known as the Five Nations Championship.

BBC Six Nations Rugby Editor Carl Hicks said, “It’s quite apt, then, that the occasion will be even more of a viewing spectacle as every game, from the Northern Hemisphere’s premier rugby tournament, will be available in high definition.”

In 2008 the BBC test screened a Six Nations match between Scotland and England in HD 3D, which was the first live international sport to do so.

Jeff Chabothttps://hd-report.com
Jeff has a background in photography, video and television production. He writes about technology, broadcasting, home theater, and digital entertainment.



Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

4k TV Deals

Hot Pre-orders!

The Lord of the Rings: The Motion Picture Trilogy 4k Blu-ray
The Hobbit: Motion Picture Trilogy 4k Blu-ray
Game of Thrones: The Complete Series 4k Blu-ray

1-Month Free!

Hot Blu-rays!

New Articles

Blumhouse’s The Craft: Legacy Releases to Digital. Here’s Where To Buy.

The sequel to Blumhouse's The Craft (1996), Blumhouse's The Craft: Legacy (2020) written and directed by Zoe Lister-Jones has been released to digital formats...

Love and Monsters releasing to Blu-ray, 4k Blu-ray & DVD

Paramount Pictures' Love and Monsters (2020) is already available to rent and purchase in digital formats but will also release to disc formats including...

Sony’s PS5 4k Blu-ray Movie Essentials Releasing in December

Sony is releasing a batch of eleven 4k Blu-ray titles under the banner "PS5 4k Movie Essentials" starting on Dec. 1, 2020. The new...

New Movie & TV Releases on Blu-ray, 4k Blu-ray & Digital Oct. 27, 2020

Here are our Top 5 Picks of movie and TV releases for the week of Oct. 27, 2020! Criterion Collection has produced a new 4k...

Support Us!