Universal Sports Network and NBC Sports Group Announce U.S. Broadcast Plans for IRB Rugby World Cup 2015 | Rugby Videos and News | Universal Sports

 

The 2015 Rugby World Cup is just around the corner. The Rugby World Cup starts on Friday, September 18 starting at 2:00 pm ET with Opening Ceremony. Universal sports will be airing the matches pay-per-view and live streaming

According to Universal Sports,  Fans will be able to purchase a full-tournament package or individual matches online to watch via the web on desktop, mobile and other connected TV devices on a pay-per-view basis.’

Universal Sports will broadcast LIVE coverage of seven matches, beginning on Friday, September 18 at 2 p.m. ET with the Opening Ceremony, followed by the first match of the tournament featuring host country England against Fiji. Universal Sports will also air LIVE coverage of all Team USA’s matches in pool play. NBC will broadcast the October 24 semi-final match one week before LIVE coverage of the World Cup Final on Saturday, October 31 at 12 p.m. ET.

Broadcast Date Match Time (ET) Network
Sep. 18, 2015 Opening Ceremony/England vs. Fiji 2-5 p.m. LIVE Universal Sports
Sep. 20, 2015 Samoa vs. USA 7-9:30 a.m. LIVE Universal Sports
Sep. 27, 2015 Scotland vs. USA 9:30-12 p.m. LIVE Universal Sports
Oct. 7, 2015 South Africa vs. USA 11:00 a.m.-2 p.m. LIVE Universal Sports
Oct. 11, 2015 USA vs. Japan 3-5:30 p.m. LIVE Universal Sports
Oct. 24, 2015 Semi-Final #1 2:30-5 p.m. SDD NBC
Oct. 25, 2015 Semi-Final #2 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. LIVE Universal Sports
Oct. 30, 2015 Bronze Medal Match 3:30-6 p.m. LIVE Universal Sports
Oct. 31, 2015 2015 World Cup Final 12-2:30 p.m. LIVE NBC

Source: Universal Sports Network and NBC Sports Group Announce U.S. Broadcast Plans for IRB Rugby World Cup 2015 | Rugby Videos and News | Universal Sports

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