Foxtel will be the exclusive Australian provider for all 48 Rugby World Cup matches, shown live, ad-break free during play and in HD where available, as well as offering a dedicated 24/7 Rugby channel, round the clock news analysis from the midst of the action in London and special programming events throughout.
The wait is almost over for Australia to turn green and gold and believe in our Wallabies, with the Rugby World Cup just around the corner. Fox Sports recently unveiled its unrivalled offering as the only Australian broadcaster delivering LIVE coverage of all 48 matches, in High Definition and ad-break free during play on a dedicated 24/7 Rugby channel.
On Monday, 14 September at 6:30 pm EST, Fox Sports 502 will become the home of the Rugby World Cup 2015 with LIVE coverage of every match, extensive pre and post-game coverage, a slate of entertainment shows plus a brand new series. As such Fox Sports’ #RWC2015 coverage will include:
- 24/7 Dedicated Rugby Channel; launches on FOX SPORTS 502 at 6:30 pm on Monday 14 September
- Only Place to see All 48 Rugby World Cup Matches Live and in High Definition, with no ad-breaks during play
- Round-the-clock Fox Sports news coverage, and a chance to watch the Rugby World Cup online
- Official Australian Digital Publisher – Extensive coverage and video highlights
- Two entertainment shows (World Cup Weekly & Cup Runneth Over) and a new Rugby series (Rugby Legends)
The Fox Sports Rugby channel will be available for free to Foxtel sports subscribers as part of their existing package. Fronting the channel’s overage will be Australia’s most experienced Rugby commentary team, which boasts a combined 393 Wallabies Tests and 62 World Cup Games across eight World Cups. The game’s number one voice, Greg Clark, will lead the team who will be on ground hosting from London alongside John Eales, George Gregan, Phil Kearns, Tim Horan, Greg Martin, Rod Kafer and Nick McArdle.
Fox Sports’ LIVE match broadcast will be complemented with extensive pre and post-match coverage, a range of new programming including two additional shows, a brand new series called ‘Rugby Legends’ and a revamped Rugby HQ from location to keep fans informed and entertained across the tournament.
Kicking off on Monday nights at 8:30 pm, ‘World Cup Weekly’ will provide unrivalled access into the Wallabies, Springboks and All Blacks camps as the three Rugby powerhouses team up to take viewers behind enemy lines. A revamped ‘Rugby HQ’ will hit the road for the RWC 2015, with host McArdle joined by Rugby royalty each Friday at 7:30 pm to deliver a comprehensive look at the teams and players. On Sunday at 7:30 pm, the all new ‘Cup Runneth Over’ will showcase the colour, buzz and brilliance of the RWC.
Rugby World Cup Final Four
South Africa v Argentina – Bronze Match
Saturday October 31 at 6:45 am Sydney time
Live TV: Gem and Fox Sports 2
NZ All Blacks v Australia – World Cup Final
Sunday November 1 at 2:45 am Sydney time
Live TV: Nine, Gem and Fox Sports 2
Visit this for a list of World Cup match Replay times.
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