The 2023 Rugby World Cup kicks off this Friday, September 8, 2023. Matches are shown on TV until October 28. Discover all the broadcast information you need to know before the start of the competition.
[Updated 5th September 2023 10:35am] The Rugby World Cup kicks off this Friday 8th September. It's definitely the back-to-school sporting event, and of the year in France. Until October 28, the matches will punctuate the news with several meetings scheduled at the Stade de France, Bordeaux, Lille, Lyon, Marseille, Nantes, Nice, Saint-Etienne and Toulouse.
But the sporting event is also to be followed on television for all oval ball fans who were unable to buy a ticket. The 2023 Rugby World Cup is broadcast in the afternoon or evening, on the TF1 group channels, France 2/France 3 and M6. Below, we summarize the program and all the information you need to know about the television broadcast of the tournament. To read about the sporting event, click on the article below.
The Rugby World Cup is the sporting event of the end of 2023 in France and around the world. The competition begins on Friday September 8, 2023 with a meeting between France and New Zealand. It will end with the broadcast, on Saturday, October 28, of the final. Also note that no matches will take place on Mondays and Tuesdays during the entire event.
The Rugby World Cup takes place in France in 2023. Very practical for French viewers, who won't have to worry about potential jet lag to follow the matches throughout the duration of the competition. Matches kick off in the afternoon, with most matches scheduled for 5:45pm or 9pm depending on the headliners.
The Rugby World Cup is the event not to be missed at the end of 2023. The event, which takes place in several stadiums across France, is obviously to be followed on television. The main groups on the small screen share the broadcast: most matches can be followed on TF1, with a few exceptions since France Télévision and M6 share the rest of the matches.
Friday September 8: France - New Zealand (9 p.m. on TF1)
Saturday September 9:
Sunday September 10:
Thursday September 14: France - Uruguay (9 p.m. on TF1)
Friday September 15: New Zealand – Namibia (9 p.m. on TF1)
Saturday September 16:
Sunday September 17:
Wednesday September 20: Italy - Uruguay (5:45 p.m. on M6)
Thursday September 21: France - Namibia (9 p.m. on TF1)
Friday September 22: Argentina - Samoa (5:45 p.m. on M6)
Saturday September 23:
Sunday September 24:
Wednesday September 27: Uruguay - Namibia (5:45 p.m. on M6)
Thursday September 28: Japan – Samoa (9 p.m. on M6)
Friday September 29: New Zealand – Italy (9 p.m. on TF1)
Saturday September 30:
Sunday October 1:
Thursday October 5: New Zealand – Uruguay (9 p.m. on TF1)
Friday, October 6: France - Italy (9 p.m. on TF1)
Saturday October 7:
Sunday October 8:
Saturday October 14:
Sunday October 15:
Friday, October 20: Semi-final 1: Winner quarter-final 1 - Winner quarter-final 2 (9 p.m. on TF1)
Saturday October 21: Semi-final 2: Winner quarter-final 3 - Winner quarter-final 3 (9 p.m. on TF1)
Friday, October 27: Final for third place (9 p.m. on TF1)
Saturday October 28: World Cup Final (9 p.m. on TF1)