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How to watch the Rugby World Cup 2023

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After a long season of Super Rugby for 2023 – and some upset and controversy of late for the Wallabies team – international teams are warming up for the Rugby World Cup. With South Africa achieving its third title in the 2019 World Cup and our neighbors in New Zealand recently taking the win for the Bledisloe Cup, it’s time Australia makes its comeback in 2023 to beat our friendly rivals across the ditch.

With the competition kicking off on September 9 in France and the semi-finals scheduled for late October, there’s plenty for rugby fans to get excited about over the next few months. Read on to find out where you can stream and watch the Wallabies take to the field for this year’s World Cup.  

How can I watch the Rugby World Cup in Australia?

Stan Sport is providing the platform for the World Cup this year, streaming every match in the men’s and women’s competition. Stan Sport offers exclusive highlights and commentary if you missed a game or want the inside scoop on the match, while Channel Nine won the free-to-air rights, giving you the gift of choice between the two.

Looking for something different?

For all the non-rugby fans, Kayo may have what you’re searching for!

Brand Subscription Type No. of Screens/same time viewing Advertised Cost^^/month
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Kayo One Subscription

  • More than 15,000 hours of sport on-demand
  • Watch on 1 screen at the same time
  • 7-day free trial

min. cost $25 over 1 month

1No. of Screens /same time viewing $25Advertised Cost/month Go To Site
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Basic Subscription

  • More than 15,000 hours of sport on-demand
  • Watch on 2 screens at the same time
  • 7-day free trial

min. cost $30 over 1 month

2No. of Screens /same time viewing $35Advertised Cost/month Go To Site

Where can I find updates on games?

If you’re away from the TV and want to stay up to date with games, the official Rugby World Cup app provides an up-to-date score line of your team’s game. You can also find all upcoming fixtures and detailed results via the app.  

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When does the Rugby World Cup start?

The World Cup kicks off on September 9 in Fran,e with the Wallabies included in pool C this year, competing in their first hit out against Georgia on September 9 at 2:00AM (EAST). All the Wallabies current fixtures are as follows:

  • September 9 – Australia vs Georgia 02:00AM (EAST)
  •  September 17 – Australia vs Fiji 01:45AM (EAST)
  • September 24 – Australia vs Wales 21:00PM (EAST)
  • October 1 – Australia vs Portugal 17:45PM (EAST)

With Australia last lifting the World Cup back in 1999, it’s been a long time between drinks. Butthe magic of tournament rugby is that anything can happen.

Photo credit: Planet Rugby

Kate King
Casual Content Producer
Kate King was a content producer at Canstar Blue until 2024, most recently in the Home & Lifestyle section. She holds a Bachelor of Creative Industries from the Queensland University of Technology, majoring in Journalism and Media and Communications.

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