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RUGBY LEAGUE WORLD CUP LIVE ON SKY SPORT

RUGBY LEAGUE WORLD CUP LIVE ON SKY SPORT

RUGBY LEAGUE WORLD CUP LIVE ON SKY SPORT

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Footy fans get excited! There is only seven days until the Rugby League World Cup 2017 (RLWC2017) kicks off when the Kangaroos take on England in Melbourne on October 27th.

The RLWC2017 will see 14 international teams play 28 games over five weeks from 27 October until 2 December 2017 – all hoping to be crowned world champions in what is the pinnacle event in international Rugby League.

SKY Sport will broadcast LIVE coverage of all 28 RLWC2017 matches, and will undertake the host broadcast for international television of all RLWC2017 games played in New Zealand, delivering world class coverage to a global audience.

The RLWC2017 will be played in venues across all four corners of co-hosts New Zealand and Australia and in front of some of the most passionate fans in Papua New Guinea – creating a lasting legacy for the sport.

The SKY Sport commentary team for the RLWC2017 is as follows:

GLEN LARMER – LEAD COMMENTATOR
Commentator on Warriors Home Matches
Host Commentator for OBS at 2016 Olympics
Host Commentator at 2015 European Games  

KEN LABAN – LEAD COMMENTATOR
Warriors Reserve Grade Commentator 
Super Rugby Commentator 
Host Commentator at 2011 Rugby World Cup

DARYL HALLIGAN – EXPERT COMMENTATOR
Represented New Zealand at RLWC 1995 
Played 20 Tests for New Zealand 
Played 230 NRL Matches (Bears, Bulldogs) scoring 2034 Points 

RICHIE BARNETT – EXPERT COMMENTATOR
Represented New Zealand at RLWC 1995 & 2000 (as Captain)
Played 26 Tests for New Zealand
Played 118 NRL Matches (Roosters and Sharks) and 76 Matches in UK (Hull FC and London)

MONTY BETHAM – SIDELINE COMMENTATOR
Represented Samoa at RLWC 2000
Played 9 Tests for New Zealand
Played 101 NRL Matches (Warriors) & 27 in UK (Wakefield) 

JUSTIN MORGAN – SIDELINE COMMENTATOR
Represented Wales at RLWC 2000
133 NRL Matches (Eels, Raiders, Warriors)
Former Hull KR Head Coach and Assistant Coach for Kiwis, Raiders, Storm and Warriors.

SKY Sport RLWC2017 Broadcast Details:
Australia V England | October 27, 9.00pm SKY Sport 2
Papua New Guinea V Wales | October 28, 5.30pm SKY Sport 2
New Zealand V Samoa | October 28, 8.00pm SKY Sport 2
Fiji V USA | October 28, 10.30pm SKY Sport 2
Ireland V Italy | October 29, 4.30pm SKY Sport 2
France V Lebanon | October 29, 5.30pm SKY Sport 1
Scotland V Tonga | October 29, 7.00pm SKY Sport 2
Australia V France | November 3, 9.30pm SKY Sport 2
New Zealand V Scotland | November 4, 4.30pm SKY Sport 2
Samoa V Tonga | November 4, 7.00pm SKY Sport 2
England V Lebanon | November 4, 9.45pm SKY Sport 2
Italy V USA | November 5, 6.30pm SKY Sport 2
Papua New Guinea V Ireland | November 5, 6.50pm SKY Sport 4
Fiji V Wales | November 5, 9.15pm SKY Sport 2
Fiji V Italy | November 10, 9.00pm SKY Sport 2
New Zealand V Tonga | November 11, 4.30pm SKY Sport 2
Samoa V Scotland | November 11, 7.00pm SKY Sport 2
Australia V Lebanon | November 11, 9.30pm SKY Sport 2
Papua New Guinea V USA | November 12, 5.30pm SKY Sport 2
Wales V Ireland | November 12, 8.15pm SKY Sport 2
England V France | November 12, 10.45pm SKY Sport 2
Quarter Final 1 | November 17, 10.00pm SKY Sport 2
Quarter Final 2 | November 18, 4.30pm SKY Sport 2
Quarter Final 3 | November 18, 7.15pm SKY Sport 2
Quarter Final 4 | November 19, 5.30pm SKY Sport 2
Semi- Final 1 | November 24, 9.30pm SKY Sport 1
Semi- Final 2 | November 25, 5.30pm SKY Sport 2
Final | December 2, 9.30pm SKY Sport 2

As part of SKY Sport’s comprehensive coverage of RLWC2017, SKY Sport Pop-up 3 (Channel 57) will also be running a Rugby League World Cup channel exclusively playing matches from the 2008 Rugby League World Cup and re-runs of the SKY Sport produced 2008 Rugby League World Cup documentary NO REGRETS.

For SKY Sport updates go to skysport.co.nz or facebook.com/skysportnz or follow us on Twitter @skysportnz

Please note: DUE TO THE NATURE OF LIVE SPORT, THESE LISTINGS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTIFICATION. PLEASE CHECK YOUR ELECTRONIC PROGRAMME GUIDE (EPG) FOR THE LATEST CHANNEL LISTINGS.
 

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