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NBC Sports Group to Air College Rugby Championship

“Sevens” action kicks off June 3, with Cal, Army and Penn State among the combatants 5/30/2017 6:12 PM Eastern

NBC Sports Group presents live rugby “sevens” action this weekend from the annual Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship from Talen Energy Stadium in Philadelphia. The action, seven-per-side rugby instead of the traditional 15, airs on NBC and NBCSN. 

Coverage begins on Saturday,  June 3, at 3 p.m. ET on NBC with live preliminary-round matches, followed by live coverage on cable's NBCSN at 5 p.m. Coverage continues Sunday at 1 p.m. ET on NBCSN, and shifts to NBC at 3 p.m. with live coverage of the championship final.

NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app will provide streaming coverage of the action. 

Leigh Diffey will handle play by play for all telecasts. Former USA Sevens captain Brian Hightower is in the booth, too, while Marty Snider reports all the action from the sidelines.

Read more at Broadcastingcable.com.

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