THE FINAL of this year’s FOSROC Super6 tournament will be played at The DAM Health Stadium, the new home to Edinburgh Rugby, on Sunday 17th October, it has been announced.
Tickets are on sale now – click HERE – and the match will be broadcast live on FreeSports with commentary from Stuart MacFarlane and Chris Paterson, presented by Dougie Vipond.
The Final will see the two teams who finish in first and second place at the end of the ten regular rounds of competition face-off for the Super6 title. Southern Knights currently top the table, three points ahead of Ayrshire Bulls.
To determine the final third and fourth place standings, the team that finishes third after the regular rounds of competition will host fourth place on Friday 15th October – kick-off 7.30pm. That match will be broadcast live on BBC iPlayer, BBC Sport Scotland website and the Scottish Rugby website.
On the afternoon of Saturday 16th October, the fifth-place team will host sixth to determine those final placings, highlights of this game will be available shortly after.
Highlights of all three games will be available in a special show on the BBC Scotland channel on the Sunday evening.
“Although the tournament was denied the play-off games and the finals weekend in the inaugural FOSROC Super6 season due to the Covid-19 pandemic, it’s fantastic that the tournament has hit the ground running this season and will culminate in the final at Edinburgh Rugby’s new home The DAM Health Stadium,” said tournament director Stevie Gemmell.
“The playing surface and new professional facilities it has will provide a great platform for the climax of the competition and a destination final to which all of the teams can aspire.
“It’s tremendous news the match will be broadcast live on FreeSports, for those inside the UK and Ireland, for those out with our shores it will be available at scottishrugby.org.
“It’s also great to see highlights of all three games on Sunday evening on the BBC Scotland channel allowing the best of part-time professional rugby in Scotland to be showcased to an audience across the country”.
2021 FOSROC Super6 Finals Weekend
- Friday 15th October – 3rd v 4th final – kick-off 7.30pm (Live on BBC iPlayer and BBC Sport Scotland website)
- Saturday 16 October – 5th v 6th final – kick-off 3pm (Highlights available after the game)
- Sunday 17 October – 1st v 2nd final – kick-off 1.30pm (Live on FreeSports from 1pm)