How to Watch Rugby World Cup in Canada

The Rugby World Cup 2023 is just around the corner. The tenth edition of the exciting tournament will take place across eight venues in France, from 8 Sep. to 28 Oct. in 2023.

The hosts, France, will take on three-time world champions New Zealand in the curtain-raiser on 8 Sept., at 9:00 pm local time, at Stade de France.

Can you watch this year’s Rugby World Cup in Canada? Certainly, you can. Here we are with a detailed guide about how to watch the Rugby World Cup in Canada on TV and live stream online.

Which Channel Will Broadcast the Rugby World Cup 2023 in Canada on TV?

Unfortunately, there is no broadcasting information available yet in Canada. However, in Canada, fans can watch the Rugby World Cup live stream on ITVX for free, just by using a VPN.

ITV is the Rugby World Cup broadcasting partner in the UK. ITVX will live stream all matches.

Steps to Watch the Rugby World Cup in Canada

Fans can watch the Rugby World Cup 2023 live through ITVX in Canada. As ITVX is a UK-based streaming platform, the streaming home of all ITV content, you cannot watch it unless you use a VPN.

A VPN will let you connect to a server in the United Kingdom that a VPN has in the country, helping you bypass the geo-restrictions.

Hence, just follow a few easy steps to watch the Rugby World Cup in Canada through ITVX.

  1. Download and Install a reliable VPN. For instance, ExpressVPN
  2. Sign up for the VPN and buy a subscription package if necessary
  3. Connect to a server in the UK
  4. Check the Rugby World Cup schedule of ITV1/ITV4
  5. Log in to ITVX and start streaming

How to Live Stream Rugby World Cup in Canada

  • ITVX

ITVX is your go-to platform to watch Rugby World Cup live streams, and you can access the streaming service from Canada just by using a VPN.

ITVX will live stream all 48 matches of the Rugby World Cup.

You can easily download the app from your app store. You can watch ITVX for free or buy a premium subscription for £5.99 a month or £59.99 a year. ITVX Premium lets you watch ad-free and download shows to your mobile device.

Fixtures and Schedule

Here are the Rugby World Cup fixtures and schedule. All times are in ET.

Date Matchup Time (ET)
Fri., Sept. 8 France v. New Zealand 3:15 p.m.
Sat., Sept. 9 Italy v. Namibia 7 a.m.
Sat., Sept. 9 Ireland v. Romania 9:30 a.m.
Sat., Sept. 9 Australia v. Georgia Noon p.m.
Sat., Sept. 9 England v. Argentina 3 p.m.
Sun., Sept. 10 Japan v. Chile 7 a.m.
Sun., Sept. 10 South Africa v. Scotland 11:30 a.m.
Sun., Sept. 10 Wales v. Fiji 3 p.m.
Thurs., Sept. 14 France v. Uruguay 3 p.m.
Fri., Sept. 15 New Zealand v. Namibia 3 p.m.
Sat., Sept. 16 Samoa v. Chile 9 a.m.
Sat., Sept. 16 Wales v. Portugal 11:30 a.m.
Sat., Sept. 16 Ireland v. Tonga 3- p.m.
Sun., Sept. 17 South Africa v. Romania 9 a.m.
Sun., Sept. 17 Australia v. Fiji 11:30 a.m.
Sun., Sept. 17 England v. Japan 3 p.m.
Wed., Sept. 20 Italy v. Uruguay 11:45 a.m.
Thurs., Sept. 21 France v. Namibia 3 p.m.
Fri., Sept. 22 Argentina v. Samoa 11:45 a.m.
Sat., Sept. 23 Georgia v. Portugal 8 a.m.
Sat., Sept. 23 England v. Chile 11:30 a.m.
Sat., Sept. 23 South Africa v. Ireland 3 p.m.
Sun., Sept. 24 Scotland v. Tonga 11:30 a.m.
Sun., Sept. 24 Wales v. Australia 3 p.m.
Wed., Sept. 27 Uruguay v. Namibia 11:45 a.m.
Thurs., Sept. 28 Japan v. Samoa 3 p.m.
Fri., Sept. 29 New Zealand v. Italy 3 p.m.
Sat., Sept. 30 Argentina v. Chile 9 a.m.
Sat., Sept. 30 Fiji v. Georgia 11:30 a.m.
Sat., Sept. 30 Scotland v. Romania 3 p.m.
Sun., Oct. 1 Australia v. Portugal 11:30 a.m.
Sun., Oct. 1 South Africa v. Tonga 3 p.m.
Thurs., Oct. 5 New Zealand v. Uruguay 3 p.m.
Fri., Oct. 6 France v. Italy 3 p.m.
Sat., Oct. 7 Wales v. Georgia 9 a.m.
Sat., Oct. 7 England v. Samoa 11:30 a.m.
Sat., Oct. 7 Ireland v. Scotland 3 p.m.
Sun., Oct. 8 Japan v. Argentina 7 a.m.
Sun., Oct. 8 Tonga v. Romania 11:30 a.m.
Sun., Oct. 8 Ireland v. Scotland Noon
Sun., Oct. 8 Fiji v. Portugal 3 p.m.
Sat., Oct. 14 Quarterfinal 11 a.m.
Quarterfinal 1 p.m.
Sat., Oct. 14 Quarterfinal 3 p.m.
Sun., Oct. 15 Quarterfinal 11 a.m.
Quarterfinal Noon
Sun., Oct. 15 Quarterfinal 3 p.m.
Fri., Oct. 20 Semifinal 3 p.m.
Sat., Oct. 21 Semifinal 3 p.m.
Fri., Oct. 27 Third Place Match 3 p.m.
Sat., Oct. 28 Final 3 p.m.
Sun., Oct. 29 Final Noon


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