Rugby World Cup broadcast rights in Australia awarded to Stan Sport

Both the women’s and men’s Rugby World Cup are broadcast exclusively in Australia on Stan Sport and Nine Network, which is a coup for the organisation.

Stan Sport will be televising for the first time the Women’s Rugby World Cup, to be played in New Zealand on October 8, with the tournament lasting 35 days.

In 2023, Stan Sport will broadcast all 48 matches of the Men’s Rugby World Cup, which takes place in France from September 9th to October 28th.

Wallabies matches and the final will also be shown on the Nine Network.

All streams shown on Stan Sport for both tournaments will be broadcast in 4K UHD.

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Stan Sport has been the leading broadcaster of rugby in Australia for the last 18 months and CEO Martin Kugeler was thrilled to be the exclusive broadcaster of the major tournaments.

“Since the launch of Stan Sport in February 2021, we have invested significantly to build a fresh and comprehensive rugby offering for fans in Australia,” said Kugeler.

“From grassroots sport to world-class internationals and now the pinnacle of the game, Rugby World Cups, Stan Sport continues to deliver more rugby content for both men and women than ever before.

“Together with our amazing partners at Rugby Australia we have significantly increased the rugby audience and this announcement underscores our commitment to the game.

“Stan and Nine are uniquely positioned to bring the Rugby World Cup to more Australians than ever before with Nine’s Total TV assets (Stan, the Nine Network and 9Now) alongside all our other channels including publishing, digital and radio channels transfer.

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“There is no better place to showcase one of the biggest events in global sport and we can’t wait for the Women’s World Cup action to begin in New Zealand this October.”

World Rugby CEO Alan Gilpin also spoke positively about the partnership with the Australian broadcaster.

“We are delighted to partner with Stan Sport to offer fans in Australia unrivaled access to our men’s and women’s Rugby World Cups,” said Gilpin.

“Stan Sport is the home of rugby in Australia and we are excited about their plans to bring the sport to new audiences through their innovative content and leading digital platforms.

“We are entering a golden decade for rugby in Australia, culminating in the hosting of the men’s and women’s Rugby World Cups in 2027 and 2029 respectively.

“Excitement is building and we look forward to working with Stan Sport and our friends at Rugby Australia to bring rugby back to all of Australia.”

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