Success: Due to the high tournament viewing figures, the cost of broadcasting rights has soared Getty Images Rugby World Cup TV Coverage Fast becoming one of the most anticipated and watched sporting events in the world, the rights to televise the Rugby World Cup every four years have become sought after by most broadcasting companies. Considering the tournament was a huge success, the costs have soared. But who has secured the tournament rights?
The Rugby World Cup has entered the semi-finals with England still in the hunt to secure the trophy for the first time since Advertisement Fans around the world will be desperate to soak up every minute of the action from the comfort of their living rooms, but how can you tune in?
In UK time, the majority of matches will start in the morning with most kick-off times ranging between am and am. Check our full fixture list below including start times and broadcast details.
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All 48 matches will be shown live across various ITV platforms.
Fans can also live stream the action via the ITV Hub on a variety of devices including smartphones and tablets. Welsh-language channel S4C will also air nine games throughout the tournament including an opening group match, all four Wales group matches plus one fixture per round in the quarter and semi-finals, the third-place play-off and the final.
Further scheduling information will be confirmed closer to the tournament. What are the full Rugby World Cup fixtures?