Rugby World Cup 2023 Now Available for Indian Fans on Sony Sports Network
Exciting news for rugby enthusiasts in India as the Rugby World Cup 2023 is set to captivate viewers with live coverage on Sony Sports Network. This prestigious event is being hosted in France for the second time in its storied history, gracing nine venues across the country, with the grand finale slated for Paris at the iconic Stade de France.
Opening Clash: France vs. New Zealand
The tournament’s opening spectacle features host nation France locking horns with rugby powerhouse New Zealand, promising an electrifying kickoff to the Rugby World Cup 2023. This matchup is highly anticipated and sets the tone for the championship’s intensity.
Global Rugby Powerhouses Clash
The Rugby World Cup is a showcase of the world’s top rugby union national teams, making it a quadrennial sporting extravaganza. The 2023 edition marks the tournament’s tenth iteration, where 20 formidable teams will vie for the coveted championship in France. Among the contenders are defending champions South Africa, pitted against formidable opponents like New Zealand, France, Australia, Scotland, Tonga, Wales, Namibia, and others.
Sony Sports Network’s Commitment
Rajesh Kaul, Chief Revenue Officer – Distribution & International Business and Head – Sports Business, Sony Pictures Networks India, expressed Sony Sports Network’s dedication to bringing international marquee sporting events to Indian audiences. He emphasized the significance of the Rugby World Cup 2023 as the premier international rugby tournament, acknowledging the dedicated following rugby enjoys in India. This marks the third consecutive edition of the Rugby World Cup that Sony Sports Network has broadcast for Indian fans.
World Rugby’s Enthusiastic Partnership
Alan Gilpin, Chief Executive of World Rugby, expressed his delight at partnering with Sony Sports Network as the official broadcaster of the Rugby World Cup 2023 in the Indian subcontinent. He promised Indian audiences comprehensive coverage that would showcase the exceptional strength, agility, and determination exhibited by the teams throughout the tournament.
Live Telecast Schedule
Rugby enthusiasts in India can catch all the action live on Sony Sports Ten 1, Sony Sports Ten 2, Sony Sports Ten 5, Sony Sports Ten 1 HD, Sony Sports Ten 2 HD, and Sony Sports Ten 5 HD channels starting from September 9, 12:45 AM onwards. This partnership between Sony Sports Network and the Rugby World Cup 2023 promises to bring the thrill and drama of rugby’s premier event to Indian screens, creating an exciting spectacle for fans all over the world.