Amazon Prime Video is gearing up to serve as the go-to platform for international rugby this summer, providing an exciting build-up to the much-anticipated 2023 Rugby World Cup.
As nations ready themselves for the upcoming tournament, Amazon Prime Video has confirmed that it will exclusively broadcast 13 international rugby matches this summer. This includes three crucial warm-up games for England’s Men’s team in August, under the watchful eye of Coach Steve Borthwick.
The selected fixtures for broadcast will encompass all Six Nations sides, offering fans a diverse spread of international rugby. Teams featuring in these matches will include England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, Italy, and France.
As a bonus, Southern Hemisphere heavyweights Australia and reigning World Champions South Africa will join the fray. The lineup will be further enriched by adding Japan, Fiji, Samoa, Romania, and Georgia. It’s safe to say rugby fans can look forward to a thrilling, action-packed summer.
Specifically, Amazon Prime Video will air England’s fixtures against Wales, both away and at home, during the first two weekends of August. A trip to Dublin for a match on August 19 will also be broadcast.
Currently, the broadcasting rights for England’s final Rugby World Cup warm-up game against Fiji on Saturday, August 26th, remain unannounced.
Prime Video’s exclusive broadcast of the Summer Nations Series fixtures kicks off on Saturday, August 5th and continues until Sunday, August 27th. Some key dates and matches include:
- Saturday, August 5th: Scotland vs. France, Wales vs. England, and Ireland vs. Italy
- Saturday, August 12th: England vs. Wales and France vs. Scotland
- Saturday, August 19th: Wales vs. South Africa, Ireland vs. England, Italy vs. Romania, and France vs. Fiji
- Saturday, August 26th: Scotland vs. Georgia, Italy vs. Japan, and Ireland vs. Samoa
- Sunday, August 27th: France vs. Australia
In conclusion, if you’re a rugby enthusiast eager to get a taste of the 2023 Rugby World Cup action, Amazon Prime Video is set to be your hub for international rugby this summer.
With a mix of powerhouse teams and promising underdogs, these matches offer a tantalizing preview of the exciting matches to come.
Don’t miss out on the action; it’s time to mark your calendars and ready your rugby jerseys!