Just one week after France completed an incredible and well-deserved Grand Slam to achieve their ‘Grand Chelem’ at the Guinness Six Nations, the Women will take centre stage as their competition starts in just two days’ time.
For the first time ever, the Women’s Six Nations has a title sponsor. The social network giants TikTok signed a four-year partnership which will span the Women’s Six Nations, Guinness Six Nations and Autumn Nations Series.
After the announcement was made, the CEO of Six Nations Rugby Ben Morel said: “The significance of our partnership with TikTok cannot be understated.
“The very first Title Partner in the history of the Women’s Six Nations Championship as well as support for the Guinness Six Nations and Autumn Nations Series is something to be incredibly excited about.
“TikTok shares our ambitions for providing fans with the best possible experience and has the perfect platform for fans to access and engage with rugby throughout the year.
“Complementing this is the collective aim of giving the sport a global shop window to reach new and existing fans and put the likes of the Women’s game in front of more people.”
Not only is history being made with the new title sponsor, but the Women’s competition finally has its own window in the sporting calendar, separate from the Men’s and as such the tournament will be able to form its own identity away from the shadows of the Guinness Six Nations.
Whereas this partnership was once vital, it has now become a priority to run the tournament on its own, without the support of the Men’s tournament.
With only two days to go until it all kicks off, here is all you need to know ahead of the Women’s Six Nations tournament…
When is the TikTok Six Nations?
The tournament will commence on Saturday 26 March 2022 and will conclude on Saturday 30 April 2022
What are the fixture details?
- Saturday 26 March 2022 Scotland v England 12pm GMT
- Saturday 26 March 2022: Ireland v Wales 4.45pm GMT
- Sunday 27 March 2022: France v Italy 3pm GMT
- Saturday 2 April 2022: France v Ireland 2.15pm GMT
- Saturday 2 April 2022: Wales v Scotland 4.45pm GMT
- Sunday 3 April 2022: Italy v England 3pm GMT
- Saturday 9 April 2022: England v Wales 4.45pm GMT
- Sunday 10 April 2022: Scotland v France 1pm GMT
- Sunday 10 April 2022: Ireland v Italy 5pm GMT
- Friday 22 April 2022: Wales v France 8pm GMT
- Saturday 23 April 2022: Italy v Scotland 7.20pm GMT
- Sunday 24 April 2022: England v Ireland 12pm GMT
- Saturday 30 April 2022: Wales v Italy 12pm GMT
- Saturday 30 April 2022: France v England 2.15pm GMT
- Saturday 30 April 2022: Ireland v Scotland 8pm GMT
How to watch the TikTok Six Nations
BBC have the rights for all of the TikTok Six Nations matches. They will vary between BBC Two and BBC iPlayer for all UK viewers.
Who is in the Squads:
Holly Aitchison, Jess Breach, Heather Cowell, Abby dow, Zoe Harrison, Natasha Hunt, Leanne Infant, Ellie Kildunne, Sarah McKenna, Lucy Packer, Amber Reed, Helena Rowland, Emily Scarratt, Emma Sing, Lydia Thompson, Lagi Tuima, Ella Wyrwas.
Zoe Aldcroft, Sarah Beckett, Sarah Bern, Hannah Botterman, Shaunagh Brown, Rowena Burnfield, May Campbell, Bryony Cleall, Poppy Cleall, Amy Cokayne, Vickii Cornborough, Lark Davies, Vicky Fleetwood, Rosie Galligan, Detysha Harper, Sarah Hunter, Sadia Kabeya, Alex Matthews, Harriet Millar-Mills, Maud Muir, Marlie Packer, Connie Powell, Abbie Ward.
Cyrielle Banet, Camille Boudard, Emilie Boulard, Yllana Brosseau, Marie Aurelie Castel, Caroline Drouin, Maelle Filopon, Melissande Llorens, Marine Menager, Lea Murie, Morgane Peyronnet, Laure Sansu, Jessy Tremouliere, Gabrielle Vernier.
Julie Annery, Rose Bernadou, Axelle Berthoumieu, Alexandra Chambon, Annaelle Deshaye, Coumba Diallo, Celia Domain, charlotte Escudero, Madoussou Fall, Manae Feleu, Audrey Forlani, Emeline Gros, Gaëlle Hermet, Clara Joyeux, Assia Khalfaoui, Coco Lindelauf, Marjorie Mayans, Romane Ménager, Agathe Sochat, Caroline Thomas, Laure Touye.
Natasja Behan, Enya Breen, Nikki Caughey, Michelle Claffey, Eimear Considine, Nicole Cronin, Kathryn Dane, Lauren Delany, Aoife Doyle, Stacey Flood, Eve Higgins, Ailsa Hughes, Vicky Irwin, Lucy Mulhall, Amee-Leigh Murphy Crowe, Beibhinn Parsons, Aoibheann Reille, Molly Scuffil-McCabe
Claire Boles, Linda Djougang, Nichola Fryday, Christy Haney, Brittany Hogan, Emma Hooban, Neve Jones, Aoife McDermott, Anna McGann, Edel McMahon, Amanda McQuade, Sam Monaghan, Grace Moore, Emma Murphy, Hannah O’Connor, Katie O’Dwyer, Maeve Og O’Leary, Chloe Pearse, Aoife Wafer, Dorothy Wall.
Sara Barattin, Beatrice Capomaggi, Alyssa D’Inca, Manuela Furlan, Veronica Madia, Maria Magatti, Alessia Margotti, Aura Muzzo, Vittoria Ostuni Minuzzi, Beatrice Rigoni, Michela Sillari, Sofia Stefan
Ilaria Arrighetti, Francesca Barro, Ilaria Bettoni, Giordana Duca, Valeria Fedrighi, Alessandra Frangipani, Giada Franco, Lucia Gai, Elisa Giordano, Francesca Granzotto, Isabella Locatelli, Gaia Maris, Michela Merlo, Francesca Sberna, Sara Seye, Emanuela Stecca, Sara Touensi, Silvia Turani, Emma Stevanin, vittoria Vecchini, Beatrice Veronese.
Shona Campbell, Abi Evans, Megan Gaffney, Coreen Grant, Sarah Law, Rhona lloyd, Caity Mattinson, Jenny, Maxwell, Mairi McDonald, Liz Musgrove, Helen Nelson, Emma Orr, Chloe Rollie, Hannah Smith, Meryl Smith, Lisa Thomson, Evie Wills
Leah Bartlett, Christine Belisle, Sarah Bonar, Lisa Cockburn, Katie Dougan, Eva Donaldson, Evie Gallagher, Jade Konel, Rachel Malcolm, Rachel McLachlan, Louise McMillan, Lyndsay O’Donnell, Jodie Rettie, Lana Skeldon, Emma Wassell, Alison Wilson, Molly Wright, Anne Young.
Keira Bevan, Lleucu George, Emma Hennessy, Hannah Jones, Jasmine Joyce, Courtney Keight, Kerin Lake, Caitlin Lewis, Ffion Lewis, Lisa Newmann, Lowri Norkett, Kayleigh Powell, Gemma Rowland, Elinor Snowsill, emma Swords, Niamh Terry, Robyn Wilkins,
Alisha Butchers, Alex Callender, Gwen Crabb, Kat Evans, Abbie Fleming, Cerys Hale, Cara Hope, Sioned Harries, Natalia John, Manon Johnes, Kelsey Jones, Bethan Lewis, Siwan Lillicrap, Lilian Podpadec, Carys Phillips. Gwenllian Pyrs, Donna Rose, Jenni Scoble, Caryl Thoas, Sisilia Tuipulotu.
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