Rugby World Cup 2019 Official Broadcasting Channels

By | April 27, 2019

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.

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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.

CountryBroadcasting channelSummary
JapanIGBSAll the matches will be telecasted live on Nippon TV, NHK, J Sports
AustraliaNetwork 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))
CanadaTBA
FijiFiji TV (free-to-air)All the matches will be telecasted live
OceaniaFiji TV (free-to-air)All the matches will be telecasted live
FranceTF1 (free-to-air)All the matches will be telecasted live
MonacoTF1 (free-to-air)All the matches will be telecasted live
GeorgiaTBATBA
GermanyProSieben MaxxSelected matches, including opening group match and final.
GermanyRanAll 48 matches live
IrelandRTÉ (free-to-air)13 matches (one opening group match, all 4 Ireland team, and all 8 knockout matches
IrelandEir SportAll 48 matches will be live on Eir Sport 1 or Eir Sport 2
New ZealandTVNZ (free-to-air)7 matches live (delayed from Spark airing), including one opening group match, all NZ team matches, and final
New ZealandSparkAll 48 matches are live and require purchase of tournament-specific streaming package
RomaniaTBATBA
RussiaTBATBA
South AmericaESPNAll 48 matches will be live in Portuguese language (ESPN Brazil only) and Spanish
South KoreaTBATBA
SpainTBATBA
Sub-Saharan AfricaSuperSportAll 48 matches will be live
United KingdomITV (free-to-air)All 48 matches live on ITV, ITV4, and ITV Hub
United KingdomS4C (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 StatesNBC Sports
United StatesUnivisionAll 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.

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