Where to Watch 6-Nations Rugby 2012 in NYC

6 Nations RugbySix Nations is the annual rugby tournament between these 6 national rugby teams:
England, France, Ireland, Italy, Scotland & Wales.

It was formerly called Home Nations and Five Nations, and became 6 Nations when Italy joined the tournament in 2000.  It is called RBS 6 Nations after its current sponsor, Royal Bank of Scotland.  See schedule.

Here are some suggested viewing locations for where to watch 6 Nations Rugby in NYC:

6 Nations Rugby at Stout6 Nations Rugby at Stout
Showing ALL matches live

133 W. 33rd St.
(between Sixth & Seventh Ave.)
New York, NY
(212) 629-6191




6 Nations at Slattery’s Pub
Slattery’s will be showing the following matches:
Scotland vs. England: Saturday, February 4, 12 pm
France vs. Ireland: Saturday, February 11, 3 pm ET
England vs. Wales: Saturday, February 25, 11 am ET
Wales vs. Italy: Saturday, March 10, 9:30 am ET
England vs. Ireland: Saturday, March 17, 1 pm ET
Slattery’s Midtown Pub
8 E. 36th St.
(between Madison & Fifth Ave.)
New York, NY
(212) 683-6444

While the new Nevada Smith’s is under construction, Nevada Smith’s is holding “Away Games” at Webster Hall.  They will be showing 6 Nations rugby, including Ireland vs. England on St. Patrick’s Day.

Nevada Smith’s (away days):
temporarily at Webster Hall:
125 E. 11th St. (bet. 3rd & 4th Ave.)
New York, NY
(212) 353-1600

Rugby fans in New York have a meetup group. They meet at Kinsale Tavern to watch all 6 Nations, Tri-Nations and Rugby World Cup matches. You can join them on-line at: meetup.com/rugby-29
then meet them in person
The Kinsale Tavern
1672 Third Ave. (bet. 93rd & 94th St.)
New York, NY
(212) 348-4370

Brooklyn rugby followers also have a meetup group, aptly titled “Brooklyn Rugby Followers”.
You can join them at:

They meet at:
Berry Park
4 Berry Street (N 14th St.)
Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY
(718) 782-2829

But wait, there’s more…

Third & Long: 523 Third Ave. (35th St.) New York, NY (212) 447-5711
Showing some games live, check for details. ThirdandLongNYC.com

The Australian: 20 W. 38th St. (bet. Fifth & Sixth Ave.) New York, NY (212)869-8601.  Australian’s love rugby.  TheAustralianNYC.com

McCormack’s: 365 3rd Ave. (bet. 26 & 27 St.) New York, NY. (212) 683-0911
Showing all 6 Nations matches.

The Porterhouse at Fraunces Tavern 54 Pearl St. (Broad St.) New York, NY
(212) 968-1776
Showing Ireland vs. England on St. Patrick’s Day.

Slainte: 304 Bowery (between Bleecker & Houston St.) New York, NY (212) 253-7030

Irish Exit: 978 Second Ave. (between 51st & 52nd St.) New York, NY (212) 755-8383

MurphGuide Party Tip:
Since many of the games are held in the morning, it is always a good idea to call the venue ahead of time to confirm that they will be open.

2012 RBS Six Nations Rugby Schedule:

(all times are ET)

Saturday, March 17      
7:30am    Italy vs. Scotland
9:45am    Wales vs. France
12:00pm    England vs. Ireland


Saturday, February 4
France def. Italy 30-12
England def. Scotland 13-6

Sunday, February 5
Wales def. Ireland 23-21

Saturday, February 11     
11:00am    England def. Italy 19-15
3:00pm    France vs. Ireland (postponed to March 4 due to weather)

Sunday, February 12
10:00am    Wales def. Scotland 27-13

Saturday, February 25
8:30am    Ireland def. Italy 42-10
11:00am    Wales def. England 19-12

Sunday, February 26     
10:00am    Scotland vs. France def. Scotland 23-17

Sunday, March 4
10:00am    France tied Ireland 17-17

Saturday, March 10         
9:30am    Wales def. Italy 24-3
12:00pm    Ireland def. Scotland 34-14

Sunday, March 11
10:00am    England def. France 24-22


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