How to Watch Rugby World Cup in south africa

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The Rugby World Cup 2023 is on the horizon. Three-time World Champions South Africa Springboks will look to defend their title when it takes place across eight venues in France, from 8 Sep. to 28 Oct. in 2023.

The Springboks have participated in seven out of nine editions of the tournament. They hosted the 1995 Rugby World Cup and became the champions. Their second World Cup glory came in 2007, which was by France.

South Africa Springboks beat England four years ago in the final in Japan to win their third World title, the joint most with the All Blacks.

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.

SuperSport holds the Rugby World Cup broadcasting rights in South Africa and the Sub-Saharan region.

Here we have you covered with a detailed watching guide about how to watch the Rugby World Cup 2023 in South Africa on TV and live stream online.

Watch Rugby World Cup 2023 on TV in South Africa

The Springboks will defend their title in the Rugby World Cup in less than a month, and the fans won’t miss a single action. SuperSport has the broadcasting rights and will provide exclusive live coverage throughout the tournament.

  • SuperSport
  • SuperSport Rugby

If you are in South Africa or the Sub-Saharan region and planning to watch the upcoming Rugby World Cup on TV, SuperSport is your go-to channel.

SuperSport Rugby will broadcast all 48 matches live and exclusive.

In South Africa, you can easily watch the biggest sports channel SuperSport, on TV. DStv subscribers can find SuperSport Rugby on DStv Channel 211.

To watch Rugby World Cup 2023 on SuperSport on your TV, you can buy a DStv subscription. DStv Premium package costs R799 per month and offers a wide range of channels to watch sports, news, movies, cartoons, documentaries, etc.

How to Live Stream Rugby World Cup in South Africa

  • DStv App
  • Showmax Pro

You can watch the Rugby World Cup live stream on the DStv app in South Africa. DStv subscribers can access the live stream for free and enjoy the matches live on SuperSport.

Moreover, Showmax Pro is another handy streaming option. Showmax Pro allows you to live stream SuperSport content live. The subscription price starts from R199.

Springboks’ RWC Schedule 2023

In this year’s Rugby World Cup, South Africa Springboks will play four Pool B matches against Ireland, Scotland, Tonga, and Romania.

Here are the dates and times in South Africa Time (GMT+2).

South Africa vs Scotland

  • Sunday, 10 September, 5:45 pm
  • Stade Velodrome, Marseille 

South Africa vs Romania

  • Sunday, 17 September, 3:00 pm
  • Stade de Bordeaux, Bordeaux

Ireland vs South Africa

  • Saturday, 23 September, 9:00 pm
  • Stade de France, Paris

South Africa vs Tonga

  • Sunday, 1 October, 9:00 pm
  • Stade Velodrome, Marseille
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.