The Nine Network will broadcast the Wallabies journey throughout the 2015 Rugby World Cup with the standout games LIVE and FREE on HD channel GEM.
Nine will have the pick of the top 17 clashes, including all of Australia’s pool games plus the quarter- finals, semi-finals and final.
Nine’s coverage will be led by Wide World of Sports presenters Ken Sutcliffe, Cameron Williams and Bill Baxter. Classic Wallabies Phil Waugh, Brendan Cannon, Andrew Slack and Nathan Sharpe will provide sideline reports live from Rugby World Cup venues across the United Kingdom.
72 Test capped prop, Benn Robinson rounds out Nine’s commentary team with the Wallaby and NSW Waratahs representative able to provide the unique perspective of the current crop of players.
Alex Rolls, Nine’s Network Executive Producer – Wide World of Sports, said today: “Wide World of Sports continues to bring Aussies the biggest sporting events in the world. With the Rugby World Cup we will have the matches that matter, featuring the biggest stars. All live and free.”
To complement Nine’s broadcast, Wide World of Sports will have LIVE updates across its social media channels – giving rugby fans exclusive match information throughout the 20-team tournament.