Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search

 

RLWC2017 To Be Broadcast In 128 Countries

RLWC2017 To Be Broadcast In 128 Countries

The Rugby League World Cup 2017 will be broadcast in 128 countries around the globe to a potential audience of 160 million viewers.

The 15th version of the tournament, which was first hosted by France in 1954 and is the second oldest World Cup, kicks off in Melbourne on Friday night with defending champions Australia and traditional foes England continuing a 109-year rivalry.

The match will be broadcast in Australia on the Seven network, while fans in the United Kingdom and Ireland will be able to watch the clash on BBC Sport and Premier Sports.

In New Zealand, which is co-hosting RLWC2017, matches will be televised by Sky Sport, while EM TV will broadcast the tournament in Papua New Guinea, where the Kumuls will play their three pool games against Wales, Ireland and USA.

Fiji TV will broadcast games in the Pacific, including Fiji, Samoa and Tonga, who have all named strong squads for the tournament, as well as Cook Islands, Nauru, Niue, America Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tuvala and Vanuatu.

In the United States, Fox Sports will broadcast matches to an audience of up to 85 million viewers, while BeIN Sports will show all matches in France.

RLWC2017 will also be broadcast in 26 countries in the Middle East, including Lebanon, on OSN Sport, while viewers in another 55 countries in Africa can tune in on Germany and Austria on Econet.

Other countries where fans can watch RLWC2017 include Japan (DAZN), Malaysia (Astro), Hong Kong (PCCW), Germany and Austria (ProSiebenSat1).

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 


Howard Davis: Dennis Villeneuve’s Dune - A Brief History

So many elements of Herbert’s novel have since become tropes of popular SciFi that Villeneuve’s film sometimes seems deceptively derivative. What makes all this nonsense essential viewing is his astonishing visual sensibility. More>>


Howard Davis: The French Dispatch - Wes Anderson's New Yorker Tribute


Very few contemporary American film directors can claim to have earned the title of auteur, but for sheer visual invention and cinematic joie de vivre, there is no more consistent director working in Hollywood today than Wes Anderson. More>>


Howard Davis: Jill Trevelyan's Rita Angus

Although Angus has become one of Aotearoa’s best-loved painters, the story of her life remained little known and poorly understood before Jill Trevelyan's acclaimed and revelatory biography, which won the Non Fiction Award at the Montana New Zealand Book Awards in 2009, and has now been republished by Te Papa press. More>>

 
 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • CULTURE
  • HEALTH
  • EDUCATION
 
 
  • Wellington
  • Christchurch
  • Auckland