How to watch the Six Nations 2019 online in any country

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In this guide I’ll be showing you the simple way you can watch every match of the Six Nations 2019 live in any country including America, Australia and Canada.

The Six Nations also known as the ‘Guinness Six Nations’ is back for 2019. It’s one of the most fiercely fought Rugby tournaments in the world and if you’re from one of the competing six nations that take part you won’t want to miss a second of the action.

Outside the six nations taking part coverage across the world can either be patchy or non-existent. So if you want to watch in America, Australia, Canada or any other country you’ll either need to have an expensive cable subscription or you’ll have no access to watching at all.

How to watch the Six Nations 2019 online

All the games are being shown live in the UK on both the BBC and ITV Networks.

Ordinarily, they’re restricted to viewing from within the UK only but there’s a completely legal app that exists called a ‘VPN‘ that allows you to pretend you are in the UK allowing you to watch every game anywhere in the world.

Below I’ll show you how easy they are to use, meaning you can sit back and watch your favourite nation slug it out to be crowned this year’s champion.

Step 1

You’ll first need to choose a VPN app. I’ve been using ExpressVPN because they’re one of the best. They’re slightly faster than the competition so you won’t get any buffering. You can also check out NordVPN and CyberGhost VPN too if you’ve got time as these work well also.

Visit the ExpressVPN website by clicking here, press ‘Get ExpressVPN’ and sign up for their service.

It’s worth taking the 12-month package as it’s 49% cheaper than paying monthly. There’s also a 30-day money back guarantee in case you get stuck.

Step 2

The steps are similar no matter which VPN you signed up for but I’ll be using my recommended VPN, ExpressVPN in the example steps from now on.

You now need to download and install the ExpressVPN app.

For regular computers, you can find this in the ‘Products’ section of the ExpressVPN website. They support both Windows and Mac OS computers and laptops.

ExpressVPN products menu

If you’ve got a tablet or phone using Android or iOS then you can search your usual app store for ‘ExpressVPN’ and install the app directly from there.

Step 3

Open the app and login with your username and password.

It’s the username and password you created when you signed up for their service

Step 4

If you’re using a computer then press the ‘Choose Location‘ button and then press ‘United Kingdom‘. You might also need to press the ‘Connect’ button.

ExpressVPN UK

Watch the Six Nations on your computer.

Mobile and tablet users should press “” next to Selected Location and then click on ‘United Kingdom‘.

ExpressVPN UK mobile

Watch the Six Nations on your phone or tablet.

Step 5

Once the app has connected you’ll be able to watch the live games when they take place on either the BBC iPlayer website or app or the ITV Hub website or app.

You can find the full schedule of Six Nations 2019 games below.

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Six Nations 2019 Schedule

Using the schedule below you can see which network is showing the match and watch on the relevant website.

Match Location Date Time Network
 
ROUND ONE
France vs Wales Stade de France (Paris) Friday, February 1 8pm GMT BBC
Scotland vs Italy Murrayfield (Edinburgh) Saturday, February 2 2:15pm GMT BBC
Ireland vs England Aviva Stadium (Dublin) Saturday, February 2 4:45pm GMT ITV
ROUND TWO
Scotland vs Ireland Murrayfield (Edinburgh) Saturday, February 9 2:15pm GMT BBC
Italy vs Wales Stadio Olimpico (Rome) Saturday, February 9 4:45pm GMT ITV
England vs France Twickenham (London) Sunday, February 10 3pm GMT ITV
ROUND THREE
France vs Scotland Stade de France (Paris) Saturday, February 23 2:15pm GMT BBC
Wales vs England Principality Stadium (Cardiff) Saturday, February 23 4:45pm GMT BBC
Italy vs Ireland Stadio Olimpico (Rome) Sunday, February 24 3pm GMT ITV
ROUND FOUR
Scotland vs Wales Murrayfield (Edinburgh) Saturday, March 9 2:15pm GMT BBC
England vs Italy Twickenham (London) Saturday, March 9 4:45pm GMT ITV
Ireland vs France Aviva Stadium (Dublin) Sunday, March 10 3pm GMT ITV
ROUND FIVE
Italy vs France Stadio Olimpico (Rome) Saturday, March 16 12:30pm GMT ITV
Wales vs Ireland Principality Stadium (Cardiff) Saturday, March 16 2:45pm GMT BBC
England vs Scotland Twickenham (London) Saturday, March 16 5pm GMT ITV

How can I download the TV network apps

If you’re outside the UK and want to watch on a mobile or tablet then you’ll need to download both the BBC iPlayer app and the ITV Hub app.

This is likely to be blocked if you’re not from the UK.

Android users can download the apps from the following locations by visiting using a regular web-browser.

If you’re an Apple iOS user, for example have an iPhone or iPad you’ll need to follow this dedicated guide on how to install iOS apps outside their intended country.

Can I watch the Six Nations on a Fire TV?

If you’ve got an Amazon Fire TV, Fire TV Stick or Fire TV Cube then you’ll also be able to watch on these devices.

You’ll need to sign up for ExpressVPN as explained above and download their app directly on your Amazon device by searching ‘ExpressVPN’.

You will then need to follow our dedicated guide on how to install Amazon apps outside their intended country.

It’s much easier to watch directly on a computer or laptop because you don’t need any additional apps to watch, only the VPN app.

In Summary:

If you’re a huge Rugby fan then you’ll definitely want to watch the Six Nations action, especially if you’re a fan of England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland, France or Italy.

However, depending on where you are in the world your access to coverage could be limited.

To watch every game you’ll need to get a VPN app from ExpressVPN. You can sign up using the link below.

Once you’ve signed up and downloaded their app you should connect to the United Kingdom. You’ll now be able to watch every match on either the UK’s BBC or ITV networks totally free.

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