The BBC have signed a new deal to exclusively broadcast 6 Nations rugby until 2010.
It extends their current contract by four years and covers television, radio and online services.
"We promised that we would use the BBC's unparalleled radio, TV, online and interactive services to boost interest in rugby - and we have delivered," said BBC director of sport Peter Salmon.
John Feehan, chief executive of the RBS 6 Nations Championship, said: "We are delighted to continue our successful partnership with the BBC.
"The tremendous resources and work the BBC has put into the RBS 6 Nations Championship this past year has helped to drive the interest in rugby, for what is truly the greatest annual rugby competition in the world."
Scotland won three matches in this year's Championship
24 March 2017, 3:33pm
Scotland secured three RBS 6 Nations victories for the first time since 2006 as they beat Ireland, Wales and Italy at BT Murrayfield. Here we take a look at what lies ahead for the Scots in the next 12 months.
Peter Malone has been Nigel Carolan's assistant since 2015
24 March 2017, 11:56am
The IRFU have announced Peter Malone as the Ireland Under-20s interim head coach for the World Rugby Under-20 Championship in Georgia this summer after Nigel Carolan announced he would take a position at Guinness PRO12 side Connacht.