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NBC Sports Network to Air England’s Premier League Rugby Matches

Action starts Sept. 3 with Saracens vs. Worcester; network to stream additional matches 8/31/2016 4:59 PM Eastern

NBC Sports Group is the U.S. television home for England’s Aviva Premiership Rugby, with the first of more than 70 elite-level rugby matches airing Sept. 3 on NBCSN.

 

NBCSN’s coverage starts with defending league champion Saracens facing the Worcester Warriors at Twickenham Stadium in London at 9:30 a.m. ET.

 

On Sept. 4, NBCSN airs Wasps versus Exeter Chiefs starting at 10:30 a.m. ET.

 

Twelve teams comprise the Aviva Premiership, including Bath, Northampton Saints and Newcastle Falcons. Aviva is an insurance company and title sponsor of the league. Matches, featuring 15-a-side rugby, take place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

 

NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app will provide live streaming of additional matches.

 

Read more at broadcastingcable.com.

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