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Sky Pacific to show SANZAR Rugby championships

All 12 matches from SANZAR Rugby competition will be broadcasted live on Sky Pacific. Champions New Zealand face Australia, South Africa and Argentina in a 6-round format, starting on 20th August and ending in October. In a statement, Digicel Fiji CEO, Darren McLean said rugby is the pulse of the nation and the Pacific will […]

Luke Nacei

August 8, 2016 12:02 pm

All 12 matches from SANZAR Rugby competition will be broadcasted live on Sky Pacific.

Champions New Zealand face Australia, South Africa and Argentina in a 6-round format, starting on 20th August and ending in October.

In a statement, Digicel Fiji CEO, Darren McLean said rugby is the pulse of the nation and the Pacific will get to watch every second of world-class rugby action featuring the top four Southern Hemisphere teams.

McLEAN: “The Rugby Championships is one of the most-looked forward to events and we are excited to be able to showcase it to our Pacific audience. Interest in Rugby has never been higher, after the June International tests and the fierce competition displayed in Super Rugby.”

The opening round of games are LIVE on TVWan Action Channel 3, on Saturday, August 20th at 10pm, in a repeat of last year’s Rugby World Cup final, Australia will host the mighty New Zealand All Blacks at 10pm in Sydney.

The second game will see South Africa host Argentina on early Sunday 21st.

There will be 6 rounds of games played in August, September and October.

The full schedule of Rugby Championships can be obtained from the Digicel facebook page.

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