Fox Sports converts rights to USA Rugby showpiece game

The Fox Sports division of US network Fox has agreed a deal with USA Rugby for the rights to the United States’ game against the New Zealand Maori All Blacks, which will be played in Philadelphia on November 9.

The inaugural ‘Black and Blue Match’, presented by USA Rugby and the New Zealand Rugby Union’s main sponsor AIG, will be broadcast on pay-television channel Fox Sports 1 on November 10, at noon ET.

The Maori All Blacks are a representative team of the NZRU.