Ten and Foxtel have secured the broadcast, streaming and catch-up rights for the 2019 Rugby World Cup.
The Rugby World Cup 2019 will be held in Japan from September 20 to November 2, with the matches scheduled in prime viewing times for Australian audiences.
10 and Foxtel have both secured the rights to broadcast the event, with Ten viewers able to watch 10 games from the tournament, including all games featuring Australia’s Wallabies side through to the final.
All games can be watched live on 10 or streamed on the network’s broadcast video on demand (BVOD) platform 10Play.
For FOX SPORTS subscribers, matches will be made available live and ad-break free during play on a dedicated channel.
Kayo Sports will also stream FOX SPORTS’ live coverage to its subscribers and all matches will be available to stream on-demand.
FOX SPORTS’ coverage will be broadcast on a dedicated Rugby World Cup channel, which will include match previews, daily highlights, review programs, archive matches from previous Rugby World Cup tournaments and analysis from the best commentators in the business.
Head of FOX SPORTS Peter Campbell said: “The Rugby World Cup 2019 is the biggest sports event this year and the only place to see all 48 games LIVE and ad-break free during play is on FOX SPORTS.
“The modern Australian sports fan has a rich tapestry of background and heritage.
“Whether supporting the Wallabies or the All Blacks, England, Italy, South Africa, the USA, Fiji, or Tonga and beyond, our coverage will be for all fans no matter who you support.
“A global event like the Rugby World Cup 2019 is for all, irrespective of our backgrounds or sports’ code allegiance.