Six Nations

Super Saturday: last weekends culmination of the Guinness Six Nations Rugby tournament sees 11.4m pints sold

'Super Saturday' sees 11.4m pints sold

By Rebecca Weller

Almost 11.5m pints of draught beer and cider were sold in pubs across the UK on Saturday 19 March as the nation cheered ‘Super Saturday’s’ culmination of the Guinness Six Nations championship, according to data from real time market intelligence business...

Welcome boost: BBPA predicts 24.5m pints to be sold in pubs during Six Nations matches for the weekend of 11 March 2022 (Credit: Getty/The Good Brigade)

BBPA predicts 24.5m pints to be sold during Six Nations matches

By Rebecca Weller

The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has estimated 24.5m pints could be sold in UK pubs during the Guinness Six Nations Rugby Championship this weekend (Friday 11 and Saturday 12 March 2022), according to the BBPA’s beer sales volume survey alongside...

Restarting recovery: Restrictions on hospitality businesses to be lifted as of 28 January with crowds back at sporting events the week before (Credit: Shutterstock/ComposedPix)

Welsh Six Nations games to be played in Wales

By Rebecca Weller

Welsh First Minister Mark Drakeford has confirmed Wales’s Six Nations rugby matches are to be hosted in Wales as planned after restrictions were lifted, offering a chance for hospitality businesses in the country to recoup some revenue from lost trade...

Six Nations Rugby: Making the most of it

Six Nations Rugby: Making the most of it

By Phil Mellows

As England prepares to host the Rugby World Cup next September, the Six Nations tournament, which kicks off in February, is set to be even bigger than usual, and pubs could find themselves entertaining a whole new demographic.

Wales play host to Ireland in the Six Nations opener

How to make the most of Six Nations rugby

By Phil Mellows

The Six Nations tournament is the highlight of the domestic rugby-union calendar and provides licensees with the opportunity to kick-start their trading performance after the post-Christmas lull. Phil Mellows looks to the battles ahead and passes on tips...

Caledonian launches Six Nations

Caledonian launches Six Nations

The Caledonian Brewing Company has launched a seasonal ale to coincide with the Six Nations rugby tournament. Six Nations is available throughout...

Game on for pubs

Game on for pubs

The Six Nations is a perfect opportunity to drive sales up in your pub. Phil Mellows reports.It's cold, damp and gloomy. Christmas is a memory that...