The forthcoming Rugby World Cup 2019 is not similar to the previous editions of the prestigious event. It will be the first time a rugby event will take place in Asia. Japan will be the host nation of the Rugby World cup 2019. The broadcast details are one of the most talked about things of this World cup. All the fans want to watch their favorite teams in action. And if you are also a big fan of Rugby Sport, you know that the Rugby World Cup 2019 is the event that you are highly-anticipating and you definitely don’t want to miss it. Just like the other Rugby Fans, you will want to know how to catch up with the spectacle.
Talking of the Official Broadcasting channels
Here is the full list of the Rugby World Cup 2019 official broadcasting channels. In 2017 it was announced that ITV has secured the broadcasting rights for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan, as well as the 2023 tournament held in France. Fast becoming one of the most anticipated and watched sporting events in the world, the rights to televise the Rugby World Cup every four years have become sought after by most broadcasting companies.
Here we will be sharing some of the country wise Rugby World Cup 2019 official broadcasting channels.
|Japan||IGBS||All the matches will be telecasted live on Nippon TV, NHK, J Sports|
|Australia||Network Ten(free-to-air)||10 matches live (one opening group match, all 4 Australia team matches, and 5 knockout matches (both quarter finals, one semifinal, and both Bronze-Gold finals))|
|Fiji||Fiji TV (free-to-air)||All the matches will be telecasted live|
|Oceania||Fiji TV (free-to-air)||All the matches will be telecasted live|
|France||TF1 (free-to-air)||All the matches will be telecasted live|
|Monaco||TF1 (free-to-air)||All the matches will be telecasted live|
|Germany||ProSieben Maxx||Selected matches, including opening group match and final.|
|Germany||Ran||All 48 matches live|
|Ireland||RTÉ (free-to-air)||13 matches (one opening group match, all 4 Ireland team, and all 8 knockout matches|
|Ireland||Eir Sport||All 48 matches will be live on Eir Sport 1 or Eir Sport 2|
|New Zealand||TVNZ (free-to-air)||7 matches live (delayed from Spark airing), including one opening group match, all NZ team matches, and final|
|New Zealand||Spark||All 48 matches are live and require purchase of tournament-specific streaming package|
|South America||ESPN||All 48 matches will be live in Portuguese language (ESPN Brazil only) and Spanish|
|Sub-Saharan Africa||SuperSport||All 48 matches will be live|
|United Kingdom||ITV (free-to-air)||All 48 matches live on ITV, ITV4, and ITV Hub|
|United Kingdom||S4C (free-to-air)||9 matches live in Welsh language (one opening group match, all 4 Wales team matches, and 4 knockout matches (one quarter final, one semifinal, third-place and finals))|
|United States||NBC Sports|
|United States||Univision||All 48 matches live on Univision Deportes website and mobile app. Selected matches on Univision|
All of the above channels telecast the live coverage of Rugby World Cup 2019. So, if your cable or satellite includes one of those channels, you will have the chance to enjoy the spectacle from the beginning to the end.