World Rugby

World Rugby, the international governing body for rugby union, is in the midst of a media rights invitation to tender in Australia, one of its most lucrative markets, and will invite broadcasters to submit…

World Rugby has reached an agreement with Rugby Australia to stream live coverage of the Super Rugby Australia competition in selected markets, including the UK and Ireland

LiveWire Sport, the UK-based digital content agency, has been appointed in a two-year agreement with World Rugby to lead the international rugby union governing body’s social channel management and paid m…

World Rugby has recruited Chris Synnott from WRC Promoter, the commercial arm of the FIA World Rally Championship, as its head of broadcast and media rights sales as it builds up its in-house capabilities

World Rugby has launched a fan survey in order to form a global rugby fan panel which aims to shape the governing body's broadcast, content production and social media rugby offering

ITV, the UK free-to-air commercial broadcaster, claimed the most-watched television moment of the year for England’s 32-12 defeat to South Africa in Saturday’s Rugby World Cup final.

Japan’s sensational 28-21 victory over Scotland in the Rugby World Cup on Sunday has become the most-watched live event in the country this year as the ongoing tournament continues to set records in i…

World Rugby has said that it will enter into talks with rights-holding broadcasters after two group-stage matches at the Rugby World Cup in Japan were cancelled given the threat posed by Typhoon Hagibis

Pay-television broadcaster Sky New Zealand has signed a new four-year deal to continue coverage of the World Rugby Sevens Series until 2023

Australian commercial broadcaster Network Ten attracted a national audience of 576,000 viewers for Australia’s narrow 29-25 defeat to Wales at the Rugby World Cup on Sunday.

Pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports has acquired rights in the Middle East and North Africa to the upcoming Rugby World Cup, which gets underway in Japan on September 20

Italian public-service broadcaster Rai has acquired exclusive rights in Italy to the 2019 Rugby World Cup
USA

The NBC Sports Group division of US media company NBCUniversal has signed a four-year partnership with World Rugby for rights to the World Rugby Sevens Series

World Rugby has selected the Fifty Digital agency to manage creative, social media and content for the 2019 Rugby World Cup

World Rugby has announced plans to provide a streaming service for the forthcoming World Cup in markets where broadcast deals are not in place

Qatar-based pay-TV broadcaster beIN has signed a deal to broadcast this year’s Rugby World Cup across nine Asian nations exclusively.

Media company Nordic Entertainment Group (Nent) has acquired exclusive rights in the Nordic region to the upcoming Rugby World Cup in Japan