BBC Scotland support FOSROC Super6 for second season

BBC Scotland support FOSROC Super6 for second season

Scottish Rugby has today confirmed that all 10 Friday night FOSROC Super6 matches will be live on the BBC Sport Scotland website, BBC iPlayer and on the Scottish Rugby website.

This announcement comes ahead of the kick-off to the second season of FOSROC Super6 tomorrow night with Boroughmuir Bears hosting rivals Heriot’s at Meggetland.

The coverage will begin at 7.15pm, prior to kick-off at 7.30pm, with Paul Mitchell on commentary duty this weekend, along with former Boroughmuir Bears captain and FOSROC Scottish Rugby Academy Coach, Chris Laidlaw.

Short highlights of all 33 matches will be available on the BBC Sport Scotland website and Scottish Rugby channels over the course of a weekend, while extended highlights of all matches will be available on the Scottish Rugby website every Monday.

In addition to the Friday night games, Scottish Rugby has secured coverage of every Sunday match on free-to-air channel, FreeSports. Coverage will begin at 1.15pm each week, with highlights of the Friday and Saturday matches shown during the Sunday show.

This Sunday, Jenny Drummond will be hosting the programme from Millbrae, with commentary from Stuart McFarlane and former Scotland international and record points scorer, Chris Paterson.

The FOSROC Super6 commentary team features, Stuart McFarlane, Hugh Dan MacLennan, Paul Mitchell, Jamie Lyall, Rory Hamilton and Bruce Millar.

Head of Group Marketing & Commercial, Toni Blackhurst said: “We are delighted to be working with BBC Scotland to deliver coverage for the FOSROC Super6 tournament again. The success in the inaugural year of the tournament is really shown from the fact that we have interest from both BBC Scotland and FreeSports.

“We can’t wait to see this tournament get underway again this week and would like to thank FOSROC, BBC Scotland and FreeSports for supporting rugby in Scotland.”

The opening round of matches in the 2021 FOSROC Super6 this weekend:

Friday 30 July
Boroughmuir Bears v Heriot’s Rugby - 7.30pm (Live on BBC Sport Scotland website, BBC iPlayer and Scottish Rugby website)

Saturday 31 July
Stirling County v Southern Knights – 3pm

Sunday 1 August
Ayrshire Bulls v Watsonians Rugby – 1.30pm (Live on FreeSports)

FreeSports can be found on Freeview HD channel 64, Sky HD channel 422, Virgin HD 553, TalkTalk 64, BT Vision channel 64 and on the online FreeSports Player.

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