France’s TF1 group has entered into a sub-licensing deal with the France Télévisions and M6 groups for the screening of 28 matches from the Rugby World Cup 2023, which takes place in France from September 8th to October 28th.
Thanks to the deal, French viewers to watch the entire tournament free of charge.
TF1, the tournament’s official broadcaster, will show all the big fixtures, starting with the opening match between France and New Zealand. TF1 will show 20 matches (including three pool matches involving France), two quarter-finals (including the one involving France should they qualify), both semi-finals, the Bronze Final, and the Final.
The France TV group will screen 10 matches (including France-Namibia), and the M6 group will show the other 18 games.