New Expanded Programming Also Includes The 1874 Cup Featuring Team USA Eagles vs New Zealand All Blacks With Army Black Knights of West Point vs US Naval Academy Midshipmen On
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FloSports’ Exclusive Live Stream Of International Test Matches In The U.S. Include Men’s Autumn Nations Series (2021-2023), Women’s Autumn Internationals (2021), Women’s Six Nations Championships (2022-2024) and Men’s Under-20 Six Nations Championships (2022-2024)
AUSTIN, Texas (October 21, 2021) – FloSports, a leader in sports streaming and original content, today announced that the company will exclusively live stream the highly-anticipated, elite international rugby tournament, the Autumn Nations Series, in the United States through its FloRugby platform and FloSports app. This year’s series promises a pulse-pounding, month-long competition showcasing the best in international rugby union rivalries. Taking place over four thrilling rounds starting Saturday, October 30 through Sunday, November 21, the series will feature stand out clashes with Southern Hemisphere heavyweights New Zealand, South Africa and Australia aiming to beat the best of the Six Nations on home turf, while visiting teams including Fiji and Japan will also get their chance to take on Europe’s best. FloSports will exclusively stream the Men’s Autumn Nations Series through 2023 and the Women’s Autumn Internationals in 2021. London-based Pitch International negotiated this deal with FloSports on behalf of the Six Nations, who now market all Six Unions media rights.
The addition of the Autumn Nations Series significantly expands FloSports live rugby programming and represents a major investment by the company to enhance the visibility of rugby in the United States. Furthering FloSports’ commitment to rugby, the company also announced today, in a deal negotiated with Left Field Live, that it would have the exclusive North American rights to stream the 1874 Cup featuring Team USA Eagles vs New Zealand All Blacks in a must-see matchup scheduled for Saturday, October 23 at 3:00 PM Eastern. Team USA Eagles hosts New Zealand All Blacks in Washington D.C. at FedExField in what will surely be one of the year’s best matches. Long-time rivals Army Black Knights of West Point will face off against US Naval Academy Midshipmen to open the game at 1:00 PM Eastern. These matchups will be essential viewing for any rugby fan.
Other new rugby programming coming to FloSports and its FloRugby platform include the Women’s Six Nations Championships and the Men’s Under-20 Six Nations Championships starting in 2022 through 2024 along with Team USA Eagles v Ireland in 2022. Combined, these series and matches introduce over 100 hours of additional rugby programming to FloSports making FloRugby one of the premier digital destinations for live rugby competition in the United States.
“We’re honored to bring the Autumn Nations Series and the 1874 Cup to international rugby to fans across the United States and put a spotlight on the unmatched talent of these men and women rugby athletes this Fall and beyond,” said Ryan Fenton, FloSports’ Director, Rights Acquisition. “Working closely with our partners at Pitch International and Left Field Live, FloSports will be delivering an expanded rugby offering to a dedicated and ever-growing fan base across the country that continues to seek out quality live rugby content.”
The exclusive broadcast of the Autumn Nations Series on FloSports’ FloRugby platform once again delivers a major win for rugby fans in the United States, following the successful 2020 Autumn Nations Cup. Fans in the United States will again have a number of internationally prestigious tournaments featuring both elite women and men athletes delivered to them on an engaging digital platform.The United States is widely considered a sleeping giant for the sport of rugby. FloSports has committed itself to tapping into the emerging groundswell for international rugby competition seen around the country in order to grow the sport domestically. FloSports has continually demonstrated it has a proven model to increase the awareness of underserved sports ranging from wrestling, motorsports, cycling, cheerleading and hockey, among others, through highly targeted marketing, investments in innovative broadcast and production technologies, engaging content and a compelling user experience. In addition to these Autumn Nations Series and Six Nations matches, FloSports is dedicated to bringing world class events to global rugby fans through its partnership with USA Rugby and through ongoing investments in rugby media rights both in the United States and around the world.
To access live and on-demand coverage of the Autumn Nations Series, the 1874 Cup, upcoming Six Nations Championships and more, visit FloRugby to become a monthly or annual PRO subscriber. FloRugby subscribers also receive complete access to the entire network of FloSports verticals ranging from motorsports, hockey, cycling, wrestling, football, baseball, softball, grappling and more. Watch the live events across all screens by downloading the FloSports app on iOS, Android, Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire and Chromecast.
Founded in 2006, FloSports is a subscription video streaming service dedicated to sports, offering live and on-demand access to hundreds of thousands of competition events across 25+ vertical sport categories in the US and abroad. FloSports’ vision is to give underserved sports the love they deserve. With a growing library of more than 300,000 hours of premium content including news, expert commentary, films, documentaries and more, FloSports has established itself as an innovator and leader in sports streaming. Finally, your sport has a home. For more information, please visit: flosports.tv.