How to Watch Rugby World Cup in Australia

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Rugby is one of the most popular sports in Australia, and the Wallabies fans are all ready for this year’s Rugby World Cup. Rugby World Cup 2023 will take place across eight venues in France from 8 Sep. to 28 Oct. in 2023.

The Australia Wallabies have participated in eight editions of the tournament. They are two-time World Champions, winning in 1991 and 1999, and finished runners-up in 2003 and 2015. Australia lost 40-16 in the quarter-finals four years ago against England.

With the Rugby World Cup 2023 going underway in less than a month, it’s time to learn where you can watch the matches live. In Australia, Stan Sport holds the Rugby World Cup broadcasting rights.

Here we have you covered with a detailed watching guide about how to watch the Rugby World Cup in Australia on TV and live stream online.

Which Channel Will Broadcast the Rugby World Cup in Australia?

The Australian fans won’t miss a single action of this year’s Rugby World Cup. Stan Sport has broadcasting rights and will provide exclusive live coverage throughout the tournament.

Moreover, Nine will also broadcast all of Australia’s matches.

How to Watch Rugby World Cup 2023 on TV in Australia

  • Stan Sport
  • Nine Network

If you are looking to watch the upcoming Rugby World Cup on TV, Stan Sport is your go-to channel. Moreover, fans can watch all of Australia’s matches for free on Nine.

Stan Sport

Stan is a subscription-based media in Australia. Stan Sport will provide exclusive live coverage of all 48 Rugby World Cup matches.

The subscription costs AU $15 per month. However, Stan Sport is an add-on service, meaning you need an active Stan subscription to add Stan Sport.

Hence, Stan Sport subscription starts from $25 per month and $36 per month for the premium package.

Nine

Nine will provide exclusive live coverage of all of Australia’s matches and the Rugby World Cup 2023 final.

Nine is one of Australia’s biggest free-to-air broadcasters. So, in Australia, fans can watch Nine for free.

How to Live Stream Rugby World Cup in Australia

  • Stan App
  • 9Now

You can easily live stream the Rugby World Cup on 9Now. 9Now is the streaming home of all of Channel Nine’s content. You can also download the app from the app store.

Can I Watch the Rugby World Cup 2023 for Free in Australia?

Yes, Nine will provide free live coverage of the Rugby World Cup. However, Nine will also broadcast Australia’s games and the final.

Australia’s Rugby World Cup Schedule 2023

In this year’s Rugby World Cup, Australia will play four matches in Pool C against Wales, Fiji, Georgia, and Portugal.

Here are the dates and times in AEST.

Australia vs Georgia

  • Sunday, 10 September, 2:00 am
  • Stade de France, Paris

Australia vs Fiji

  • Monday, 18 September, 1:45 am
  • Stade Geoffroy Guichard, Saint-Etienne

Wales vs Australia

  • Monday, 25 September, 5:00 am
  • OL Stadium

Australia vs Portugal

  • Monday, 2 October, 1:45 am
  • Stade Geoffroy Guichard, Saint-Etienne
Golam Muktadir is a passionate sports fan and a dedicated movie buff. He has been writing about both topics for over a decade and has a wealth of knowledge and experience to share with his readers. Muktadir has a degree in journalism and has written for several well-known publications, including Surprise Sports.