The Rugby World Cup 2019 will be held in Japan from September 20 to November 2 with games scheduled to screen during prime time all over the World. Rugby World Cup 2019 matches will be broadcast on television live, delayed-live and via dedicated highlights programming in countries throughout the world. Details of regular broadcasters by country will appear below soon – check listings for confirmation of timings.
NBC Sports will provide the most comprehensive U.S. coverage of the Rugby World Cup ever when the event begins one month from today on Friday, Sept. 20. In 2017 it was announced that ITV have secured the broadcasting rights for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan, as well as the 2023 tournament held in France. While Fox Sports will broadcast the games via a dedicated Rugby World Cup channel, which will include match previews, daily highlights, reviews, and archives. Foxtel said the rights reinforce the pay-TV provider’s status as “the home of rugby union in Australia. For precise details of broadcaster coverage please check local listings.
|ITV||United Kingdom, British Forces bases overseas|
|TF1||Exclusive: France and Monaco.
Exclusive in French language: France’s overseas departments and territories (Guadeloupe, Guyane Française, Martinique, Mayotte, Nouvelle-Calédonie, Polynésie Française, la Réunion, Saint-Pierre et Miquelon, Terres Australes et Antarctiques Françaises, Wallis et Futuna, Iles Eparses)
Non-exclusive: Belgium, Luxembourg, Switzerland and Andorra
|S4C||United Kingdom in the Welsh language|
|EIRCOM RTE||Ireland (excluding Northern Ireland)|
|PRAGOSPORT (CZECH TV)||Czech Republic and Slovakia|
|SPORT TV PORTUGAL||Portugal|
|ZIGGO SPORTS||Exclusive: Netherlands|
|SUPERSPORT||Albania & Kosovo|
|RUR (Match tv)||Russia|
|NENT Group||Finland, Norway, Denmark, Sweden|
|UNIVERSAL NBC||USA, District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, Baker Island, Bajo Nuevo Bank, Howland Island, Jarvis Island, Johnston Atoll, Kingman Reef, Midway Island, Navassa Island, Serranilla Bank, US Virgin Islands, Wake Island, US Military Bases and Installations, US Military Ships at Sea; Non exclusive: American Samoa, Northern Marianas, Palau, Micronesia, Canada (radio only)|
|ESPN LATIN AMERICA||Territory A: Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay
Territory B: Ecuador, Bolivia, Falkland Islands, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, Venezuala, Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, French Guiana
Territory C: 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).
Territory D: Columbia and Mexico
|SUPERSPORT||Sub-Saharan and adjacent Indian Ocean Island Territories, namely: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Comoros, Congo (Republic of), Cote d’Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome & Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Socotra, South Africa, Swaziland, St Helena and Ascension, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe (exclusive)
Non-exclusive: Chad, Djibouti, Mauritania, Mayotte, Reunion, Somalia, Sudan
|ASIA / MENA|
|FIJI TV||Part A (exclusive Licence): 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.
Part B: Non-Exclusive: Papua New Guinea (Pay TV) Wallis and Futuna, Nouvelle Caledonie, Iles Esparses, Polynesie Francaise.
Part C: Papua New Guinea (Free TV)
|DENTSU, J SPORTS, NTV, NHK, DAZN, RADIO: NCB, NBS||Japan|
|SPARK TVNZ||New Zealand|
|beIN SPORT||Asia: Thailand,Laos,Cambodia, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Philippines, Singapore, Brunei, Malaysia (except in respect of 16 matches having been sold to RTM)
MENA p1: Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco and Tunisia
MENA p2 (Non ex): Chad, Djibouti, Mauritania, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan
|FOX (PAY TV)||Australia|
|World Rugby||World Rugby digital platforms|
|Sport 24||Inflight / Inship|