ITV Extends Rugby World Cup Deal

February 6, 2017

UK broadcaster ITV has extended a rights deal with World Rugby, the global governing body for Rugby Union.

The exclusive agreement covers the World Cups in 2019 and 2023, the 2017 Women’s World Cup and the World Rugby U20 Championship between 2017 and 2019.

ITV has broadcast coverage of the Rugby World Cup in the UK since 1991. The 2015 edition featured peak audiences of 11.5m during England matches.