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Sky Sports to show all England Women’s Six Nations 2017 clashes

Sky Sports to show all England Women's Six Nations 2017 clashes

Exposure to the women’s game will be greater than ever this year with Sky Sports showing all five of England’s Six Nations matches for the first time on UK television.

England, looking to reclaim the trophy they last won in 2012, open their campaign against reigning champions France on Saturday February 4 at Twickenham, with the match being broadcast live on Sky Sports Mix.

England take on Wales at Cardiff Arms Park a week later (February 11), live on Sky Sports 3, before welcoming Italy to The Stoop on February 25 on Sky Sports 2.

The only England match that won’t be shown live is against Scotland, again at The Stoop, on March 11, although delayed coverage will be available on Sky Sports 2.

England’s final game is against Ireland at Donnybrook, Dublin, on March 17 and this game will, again, be shown live on Sky Sports Mix.

RFU chief executive Ian Ritchie said: “This commitment from Sky Sports reflects what an exciting time it is for women’s rugby and the ongoing growth of the game. […]

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