October 26 2012
Rugby fans will be able to watch live coverage of England Women’s autumn international series against France and world champions New Zealand next month on the RFUTV You Tube Channel.
England Women Live on RFUTV You Tube Channel
In an upgraded, full HD, five camera production, England matches against France on November 3 and New Zealand on November 23 and 27 will be available to watch at http://rfu.com/womensrugbyportal/matchstreaming. Users will be able to watch the match live and then in full for up to three days after the match.
The impressive five camera feed with match commentary from some of the game’s leading commentators and former England stars, as well as post-match interviews, will provide rugby fans with broadcast quality viewing as England go head-to-head against two of the best sides in international rugby.
RFU Digital Editor, Tom Hines, said: “Online streaming is fast becoming an option that sports fans expect of live sporting events. In recent years England Women have become one of English rugby’s most successful sides; as a result they have a fast growing group of very dedicated fans and we’re delighted to have the opportunity to ensure as many of them as possible can see these matches.
“I am delighted to say this will also be the first ever RFU international rugby match streamed live on YouTube and we’re looking forward to putting down this marker and reach the biggest audience possible.”
England’s final match against New Zealand on December 1st can also be viewed live on Sky Sports 1 HD.
England Women Autumn International Series:
Nov 3, 2012 - England v France - Esher RFC - KO 6pm
Nov 23, 2012 - England v New Zealand - Esher RFC - KO 730pm
Nov 27, 2012 - England v New Zealand - Aldershot Army Rugby Stadium - KO 730pm
Dec 1, 2012 - England v New Zealand - Twickenham Stadium - KO 5pm (Live on Sky Sports 1HD)
Tickets for England’s Autumn International Series are available through www.ticketmaster.co.uk, priced at £10 for adults and £5 for Under 16s. This excludes the England v New Zealand game at Twickenham on December 1st as there is free entry to the stadium following the conclusion of the men’s match.