Rugby World Cup 2023 TV Rights (Worldwide)

Rugby World Cup TV RightsRugby World Cup 2023 will be the 10th edition of the men’s Rugby WC. France will host the tournament which will take place from 8 September to 28 October, 2023. In fact, it will be right on the year of 200th anniversary of the invention of the game. Stade de France will have the privilege to host the final of the competition. The very latest edition that took place in 2019, attracted as many as 857 million watchers across the planet which indicates how much popular the event is. In this content, we will list out the broadcasters for the 2023 Rugby WC.

Rugby World Cup 2023 Broadcasters List


Country or Region Broadcasters
France TF1 Group
Albania, Kosovo DigitAlb
Belgium Telenet
Cyprus CYTA
Czech Republic, Slovakia Pragosport
Georgia GPB
Germany ProSiebenSat.1 Media
Ireland Eir Sport RTE
Italy RAI
Latvia LTV7
Netherlands Ziggo Sport
Nordic (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden) NENT
Poland Polsat
Portugal Sport TV
Russia Match TV
Romania TVR
Spain, Andorra Movistar+
United Kingdom (England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland) ITV, S4C (in Welsh language)

Asia, Oceania and Pacific:

Country or Region Broadcasters
Australia Fox Sports, Network Ten
Fiji, Samoa, Tonga, Cook Islands, East Timor, Solomon Islands, Niue, Nauru, Vanuatu, Kiribati, Northern Marianas, Tokelau, Tahiti, Tuvalu, New Caledonia, American Samoa, Marshall Islands, Palau and Federated States of Micronesia. Papua New Guinea Wallis and Futuna, Nouvelle Caledonie, Iles Esparses, Polynesie Francaise Fiji TV
Hong Kong beIN SPORTS
Indian Sub-Continent (India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Maldives) Sony Pictures Networks India
Japan DAZN, J Sports, NHK, Nippon TV
Malaysia RTM
New Zealand TVNZ, Spark
South-East Asia (Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Vietnam) beIN SPORTS
Taiwan ELTA


Country or Region Broadcasters
Argentina Television Publica (TPA)
Brazil ESPN (Brasil)
Canada TSN (English), RDS (French)
Latin America (Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela, Mexico, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama) ESPN Latin America
United States of America NBCUniversal (NBC, NBCSN, CNBC in English; Univision in Spanish)
Uruguay Channel 10
Caribbean (Anguilla, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, Bonaire, Cayman Islands, Curacao, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Haiti, Nevis, St Kitts, St Lucia, St Maarten, Tortola, Trinidad & Tobago, Antigua, British Virgin Islands, Jamaica, Montserrat, St. Barts, St. Eustatias, St Vincent). ESPN

Middle East and Africa:

Country or Region Broadcasters
Middle East and North Africa (Algeria, Bahrain, Chad, Comoros, Djibouti, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Somalia, Sudan, Tunisia, Syria, United Arab Emirates, Yemen) beIN SPORTS
Israel Charlton
Sub-Saharan Africa (Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Comoros, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Mayotte, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Reunion, Rwanda, Sao Tome & Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Socotra, South Africa, St. Helena and Ascension, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zanzibar, Zimbabwe) SuperSport

Online Streaming Options:

  • In United States, viewers can catch the on TV contents live through and NBC Sports App.
  • The contents are also available through various online streaming media: fuboTV, Hulu+ Live TV, Sling (Blue), AT&T TV Now, YouTube TV.
  • In the previous occasion, Rugby World Cup Pass was presented by NBC Sports Gold. The service was a bit costly but very much useful for the rugby lovers to enjoy the entire world cup. It delivered all the 48 matches live including 22 exclusive games which were not available on TV. Subscribers could enjoy exclusive programming, pre and post-day shows everyday as well as extended highlights through this service which charged 199.99 US Dollar.
  • The die hard Rugby lovers could have gone for All Access Premium Rugby Pass, as it was the combination of “Rugby Pass” and “Rugby World Cup Pass”. Thus one could enjoy all the Premiership Rugby League matches, Heineken Champions Cup, Six Nations Championship, along with knockout fixtures from the European Rugby Cup Challenge. The pass cost 229.99 US Dollar but delivered enormous amount of rugby actions.
  • However, if one were to choose a cost-effective way, then he could choose the Rugby World Cup Single Match Pass. The service provided by NBC Sports Gold gave access to single rugby WC match and made the watchers pay just 29.99 USD.
  • In Canada, viewers enjoyed a lot cheaper way to catch the entire actions. They could enjoy the actions for free (TV subscribers) via TSN App and RDS App. The cord cutters could also enjoy the actions just by paying 4.99 CAD per day or 19.99 CAD per month which would have ensured them getting access to TSN and RDS contents via TSN Direct and RDS Direct.

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