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Rugby Union on TV

A guide to live Rugby Union on TV for the 2023 / 2024 Rugby Union season. Competitions include Rugby games from the Gallagher Premiership, United Rugby Championship, French Top 14, Super Rugby Pacific, Major League Rugby, Internationals and Six Nations. TV channels showing live Rugby Union currently include Sky Sports, TNT Sports, Viaplay Sports, S4C, ITV and a selection of games live on streaming services like The Rugby Network, sanzaarrugby.tv and Amazon Prime.

Today - Friday 1st of March 2024
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Highlanders v Blues
Super Pacific Rugby
7:00am
Sky Sports Action
Live Rugby on Sky Sports Action
U
Melbourne Rebels v Western Force
Super Pacific Rugby
9:10am
Sky Sports Action
Live Rugby on Sky Sports Action
U
Edinburgh v Ospreys
United Rugby Championship
7:35pm
Viaplay Sports 1 / BBC 2 Wales, iPlayer, Sport Website
Live Rugby on Viaplay Sports 1 Live Rugby on BBC 2 Wales Live Rugby on BBC iPlayer No Channel
U
MunsterZebre
United Rugby Championship
7:35pm
Viaplay Sports 2 / TG4
Live Rugby on Viaplay Sports 2 Live Rugby on TG4 Live Rugby on BBC iPlayer No Channel
Saturday 2nd of March 2024
Los Angeles - World Rugby Sevens Series
12:15am
World Rugby Sevens Series
TNT Sports 4
Moana Pasifika v Fijian Drua
6:05am
Super Pacific Rugby
Sky Sports Action
Crusaders v Waratahs
8:35am
Super Pacific Rugby
Sky Sports Action
Lions v Sharks
1:00pm
United Rugby Championship
Viaplay Sports 2
Benetton Treviso v Glasgow Warriors
3:00pm
United Rugby Championship
Viaplay Sports 1
Bulls v Stormers
3:05pm
United Rugby Championship
Viaplay Sports 2
Gloucester Hartpury v Exeter Chiefs Women
3:05pm
Premiership Women's Rugby
TNT Sports 1
Connacht v Scarlets
5:05pm
United Rugby Championship
Viaplay Sports 2 / iPlayer, S4C, S4C Online / TG4
Los Angeles - World Rugby Sevens Series
5:15pm
World Rugby Sevens Series
TNT Sports 4 / Rugby Pass TV
Cardiff Rugby v Leinster
7:35pm
United Rugby Championship
Viaplay Sports 2 / iPlayer / RTE 2, RTE Player / S4C, S4C Online
Ulster v Dragons
7:35pm
United Rugby Championship
Viaplay Sports 1
New Orleans Gold v Old Glory DC
8:00pm
Major League Rugby
The Rugby Network
Sunday 3rd of March 2024
Houston SaberCats v New England Free Jacks
1:00am
Major League Rugby
The Rugby Network
Miami Sharks v Chicago Hounds
2:00am
Major League Rugby
The Rugby Network
Seattle Seawolves v San Diego Legion
3:00am
Major League Rugby
The Rugby Network
Chiefs v Brumbies
3:00am
Super Pacific Rugby
Sky Sports Mix
Hurricanes v Reds
5:30am
Super Pacific Rugby
Sky Sports Mix
Clovers v Edinburgh
12:30pm
Celtic Challenge
Rugby Pass TV
Brython Thunder v Gwalia Lightning
2:45pm
Celtic Challenge
Rugby Pass TV
Loughborough Lightning v Sale Sharks Women
3:00pm
Premiership Women's Rugby
TNT Sports 1
Los Angeles - World Rugby Sevens Series
5:15pm
World Rugby Sevens Series
TNT Sports 4 / Rugby Pass TV
Monday 4th of March 2024
Los Angeles - World Rugby Sevens Series
12:30am
World Rugby Sevens Series
TNT Sports 2 / Rugby Pass TV
LA Giltinis v Utah Warriors
3:00am
Major League Rugby
The Rugby Network

What channels are showing rugby union?


There are a selection of channels and streaming services showing Rugby Union in the UK. You can see the competitions and channels as it stands in 2023 below:

Sky Sports
Games shown on various channels including Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Mix and Sky Sports Arena

  • Rugby Championship
  • British Lions Tour
  • Bunnings National Provincial Championship (NPC)

Viaplay Sports
Games broadcast live on Viaplay Sports

  • United Rugby Championship
  • French Top 14

TNT Sports
Games shown on various TNT Sports channels including TNT Sports 1, 2, 3 and TNT Ultimate

  • Gallagher Premiership
  • Heineken Champions Cup
  • Sevens Series
  • Premier 15's Women

BBC Channels and Services
Games will be shown on the main BBC channels and streaming on iPlayer and BBC Sport Website

  • Six Nations
  • Women's Six Nations
  • United Rugby Championship
  • Internationals

ITV Channels and Services
Games will be shown on the main ITV channels and streaming on ITV HUB

  • Six Nations
  • Women's Six Nations
  • Rugby World Cup
  • Women's Rugby World Cup

S4C
Games will be shown on the Welsh free-to-air broadcast television channel

  • Rugby World Cup (Wales matches)
  • Six Nations Championship (Wales matches)
  • European Challenge Cup
  • United Rugby Championship

Amazon Prime
Amazon Prime is the home of the Autumn Nation Series with 21 games shown live over 5 weekends

  • Autumn Nation Series 2022

Premiership Rugby TV (PRTV)
PRTV Live will show Gallagher Premiership Rugby matches that are not broadcast on BT Sport or ITV

  • Gallagher Premiership Rugby

TG4
Rugby Union competitions on the TG4 Irish free-to-air public service television network

  • United Rugby Championship

RTE
Rugby Union competitions on the RTE Irish free-to-air TV channel and RTE online player

  • United Rugby Championship