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Gabby Logan will lead live coverage across TV and BBC iPlayer as the six teams compete for glory. 

Gabby will be joined by a host of former Rugby Union stars including Martin Johnson, Sam Warburton, John Barclay and Tommy Bowe. On BBC Sounds, BBC Radio 5 Live and 5 Sports Extra, pundits include World Cup winners Matt Dawson, Katy Daley-McLean and Paul Grayson, Lions captain Sam Warburton, Lions stars Tom Shanklin and Denis Hickie, and former Scotland captain John Barclay.

The BBC pundits will provide analysis, informed discussion and home nation expertise across TV and radio.  

Andrew Cotter will lead on TV commentary throughout the tournament and will be joined by co-commentators Jonathan Davies and Chris Paterson. For radio, commentary will be led by BBC’s Rugby Union Correspondent Chris Jones and Sara Orchard. 

For TV and BBC iPlayer, refereeing royalty Nigel Owens will provide an official’s perspective at key points during games and Sonja McLaughlan and Lee McKenzie will be pitch side for every game, bringing viewers the latest developments as they happens on and off the field. 

The returning Rugby Special will be hosted by Ugo Monye, with Sara Orchard and Alastair Eykyn’s commentary featuring in the programme and BBC highlights generally.  

The BBC will air live coverage of at least one game every round on TV and BBC iPlayer, while BBC Sounds, BBC Radio 5 Live or 5 Sports Extra will provide live commentary of every tie. 

The opening game between Wales and Ireland will be live on BBC One and BBC iPlayer on Saturday  4 February. Other live games on BBC television include Scotland v Wales (11 February) and the mammoth clash between Wales and England (25 February).  

Highlights of every match, as well as in-play video clips of BBC matches, will also be available via the BBC Sport website and app. 


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