FloRugby Inks Multi-Year Deals With ARC, W6N, REC

AUSTIN, Texas - February 8, 2019 —Today, FloSports, the innovator in live digital sports and original content, announced three multiyear partnerships with the Women’s Six Nations, America’s Rugby Championship (ARC) and the Rugby Europe Championship (REC) also known as Six Nations B, to bring live and on-demand coverage of more than 45 international rugby matches to FloRugby.com

With these multiyear agreements, FloRugby will add more than 3,600 minutes of coverage in 2019. Streaming of the Women’s Six Nations, the highest level of women’s rugby in the world, including teams like England, France, Ireland, Italy, Scotland and Wales began on Feb. 1 and continues through Mar. 17. 

FloRugby will also air all 15 Rugby Europe Championship (REC) games in North America, Latin America, Middle East and North Africa beginning Saturday, Feb. 9. America’s Rugby Championship (ARC) follows on Sunday, Feb. 9, with USA, Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, Canada, and Brazil playing five games over 6 weeks through Mar. 9.  

“We are delighted to again partner with FloSports after a successful 2018 Women’s Six Nations Championship,” Women’s Six Nations CEO Ben Morel said. “It’s fantastic to see the appetite for Women’s Rugby continuing to grow in audiences much larger than our six borders and we are thrilled to showcase some of rugby’s top talent on FloRugby to supporters who might otherwise not be able to access our Championship.”

 

Upcoming matches on FloRugby.com include:

Feb-8Ireland at ScotlandWomen 6 NationsWatch LiveUSA, Middle East, North Africa, Portugal
Feb-8Chile at UruguayAmericas Rugby ChampionshipOn-DemandUSA
Feb-9USA at Argentina XVAmericas Rugby ChampionshipWatch LiveUSA
Feb-9Canada at BrazilAmericas Rugby ChampionshipOn-DemandUSA
Feb-9Romania vs GeorgiaRugby Europe ChampionshipWatch LiveUSA, Canada, Middle East, N. Africa, Latin America
Feb-9Belgium vs GermanyRugby Europe ChampionshipWatch LiveUSA, Canada, Middle East, N. Africa, Latin America
Feb-9Wales at ItalyWomen 6 NationsWatch LiveUSA, Middle East, North Africa, Portugal
Feb-10Spain vs RussiaRugby Europe ChampionshipWatch LiveUSA, Canada, Middle East, N. Africa, Latin America
Feb-10France at EnglandWomen 6 NationsWatch LiveUSA, Middle East, North Africa, Portugal
Feb-16Georgia vs SpainRugby Europe ChampionshipWatch LiveUSA, Canada, Middle East, N. Africa, Latin America
Feb-16Russia vs BelgiumRugby Europe ChampionshipWatch LiveUSA, Canada, Middle East, N. Africa, Latin America
Feb-16Romania vs GermanyRugby Europe ChampionshipWatch LiveUSA, Canada, Middle East, N. Africa, Latin America


“We’re excited to team up with the Women’s Six Nations, REC and ARC to expand our live coverage on FloRugby,” FloSports Director of Global Rights Acquisition Adam Armstrong said."With these partnerships we are bringing a huge amount of international rugby to fans and we are looking forward to shining a spotlight on the women’s game and tier two mens rugby"

FloRugby’s live coverage also includes world-class events such as, USA Eagles Internationals, Premiership Rugby Cup, Guinness PRO14, Autumn Internationals, Top 14, Pro D2, elite U.S. club, college and high school rugby competitions, and more.

To access live and on-demand coverage of the Women’s Six Nations, REC, ARC and more, visit FloRugby.com to become a monthly or annual PRO subscriber. Either subscription unlocks access to premium content across the entire FloSports network. Watch the games across all screens by downloading the FloSports app on iOS, Roku, or Apple TV 4.

Streaming more than 10,000 live competitions per year, FloSports continues to emerge as the global leader in live, in-depth, and on-demand digital coverage for passionate sports fans.

For more information, visit FloRugby.com or FloSports.tv.

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