The new partnership will see in the role of Tissot Official Timekeeper of the RBS 6 Nations Rugby for three consecutive years, from 2013 to 2015.
In the fast-paced and highly energetic international rugby timing is everything: Tissot will work alongside the RBS 6 Nations to provide partners with television Championship time of the matches broadcast live.
As expected from the new partnership, all the judges of the RBS 6 Nations Championship will wear the exclusive Tissot T-Touch Expert with touch technology, the clock symbol of the brand that will help them in carrying out their duties during the games, ensuring maximum precision and style.
Tissot will also manage a timer on the official website for the RBS 6 Nations countdown start of the first match of the 2013 RBS 6 Nations Championship, Wales – Ireland, to be held in Cardiff at 13:30 (GMT) on February 2 .
Speaking about the new partnership, Francois Thiebaud, President of Tissot, said: “Tissot is very proud to once again be Timekeeper Official RBS 6 Nations Rugby, the most important annual international tournament discipline.
Rugby is a sport that highlights many of Tissot’s core values, such as teamwork, respect, discipline and love for the sport. These championships are therefore an ideal opportunity for Tissot to show our experience in the timing in a stimulating and international at the same time, it represents the spirit of the brand. We can not wait to start. ”
John Feehan, CEO RBS 6 Nations, said: “We are happy to get back with us Tissot as Official Timekeeper. We absolutely loved the work of Tissot as a timekeeper in 2004 and 2005 and it is fantastic regain this company as a sponsor of our league highly selected. Their passion for the sport in general and rugby in particular impressed us greatly, and we can not wait to start them another advantageous and successful partnership. ”