This weekend’s 6 Nations rugby continues this afternoon as England travel to Paris to take on France.

England will be looking to bounce back from their previous match, which saw the pre-tournament favourites comprehensively beaten by Scotland in the Calcutta Cup. The 25-13 defeat was only the second England had suffered in 26 tests under Eddie Jones, and they will be looking to respond against the hosts tonight.

However they will have to do so without captain Dylan Hartley, who has been ruled out through injury, with Owen Farrell taking over the armband for the first time.


Hartley is replaced by Jamie George at hooker, with Anthony Watson switching to full back in place of the dropped Mike Brown. Ben Te’o comes into outside centre to take over from Jonathan Joseph, with Elliot Daly returns on the wing as Eddie Jones rings the changes.

The hosts will be desperate for a strong performance after a disappointing tournament, which saw only a slight improvement in their victory over Italy last time out. France make only one change to the team that won in Rome, as Francois Trinh-Duc replaces Lionel Beauxis at fly-half.

If you’ve not managed to get tickets for the big game, and can’t get to a TV, here is TechRadar’s guide to watching all the Six Nations action online, wherever you are in the world.

1. How to watch England v France 6 nations rugby online

This is the best way to watch England v France 6 nations online – from absolutely anywhere in the world – without any commercial breaks:

2. How to watch the 6 nations rugby in the UK in its entirety:

If you’re in the UK and if you have a TV licence, then BBC iPlayer is where you should go for the 6 Nations as the official broadcaster for the tournament; you may be asked to register for free in order to watch it though but it is a doddle and once you do it, you can enjoy it almost anywhere.: on your mobile, your media player, tablet, your web browser, streaming device, gaming console, TV, cable and satellite operators etc.

3. How to watch England v France 6 Nations rugby in the US in its entirety:

As mentioned above, if you’re not based in the UK and want to watch the 6 Nations rugby live, you won’t be able to access the BBC live coverage without using a VPN.

In the US,  NBC’s Sports Gold subscription streaming service will be showing all of 2018 6 nations tournament live. The channel’s Rugby Pass costs $59.99, but also includes a whole heap of other rugby action, including Premiership Rugby and the 7s World Cup. 

Stay safe during the 6 Nations rugby

Photos courtesy of


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here