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The government has rejected the chance to ensure the Six Nations stays on free-to-air television by turning down a call to give it Group A status.
With the 2020 Six Nations done and dusted, for now at least, we look at the state of affairs in each of the competing nations. First up, it’s Italy.
The Digital, Culture, Media and Sport committee has stressed the Six Nations should be a Category A event to ensure it remains free-to-air.
It is time for Planet Rugby’s Sunday Social, your quirky recap of the serious and not so serious talking points from the past week’s action.
Italy’s Six Nations encounter against England on March 14 at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome has been called off due to the coronavirus outbreak.
England’s Six Nations fixture with Italy will either be played behind closed doors or postponed due to the outbreak of the coronavirus.
This week we will, once again, be asking some quite weighty questions about whether our beloved game is really going in the right direction…