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TV3 have introduced their presentation team and panel for its exclusive coverage of the NatWest Six Nations 2018 at a launch event held in the Aviva Stadium today.
Sports broadcaster Joe Molloy of Newstalk’s Off The Ball fame has been confirmed as anchor of TV3’s coverage. Confirmed today as part of the on-air panel line-up are Munster and Ireland legend Ronan O’Gara, Shane Horgan, former Leinster captain Shane Jennings, and former Scotland Head Coach and Australian Rugby broadcaster, Matt Williams.
TV3’s commentary team will be headed up former Munster and Ireland back-row Alan Quinlan alongside experienced Sports and Rugby commentator Dave McIntyre. Sinéad Kissane, TV3 Rugby Correspondent, will be the touchline reporter with more additions to the team to be announced.
Commenting on the announcement, TV3 Group Managing Director Pat Kiely said:
“We are very excited and honoured to become the exclusive Irish broadcaster of the NatWest Six Nations. A tournament of this stature really deserves the calibre of production, presentation and punditry talent we are announcing today.
“As part of the Virgin Media Group, TV3 has raised the bar over the last year and the addition of one of the highest rating events on Irish TV will help us build on this momentum and accelerate our growth into 2018.”
Joe Molloy, TV3 NatWest Six Nations anchor said:
“I feel very privileged and honoured to be part of TV3’s NatWest Six Nations programming. I’m excited to be part of this great adventure with TV3 and very much look forward to working with such a great team of expert panellists.”
O’Gara says he gave his word to TV3 and is currently “working it out” with the Crusaders to “take a few weekends off,” having recently been appointed as a coach for the Super Rugby side.