The TF1 group, holder of the broadcasting rights for the 2023 Rugby World Cup organized in France, sold 28 matches to the France Télévisions and M6 groups, headlines reported on Wednesday.
We are delighted, through this agreement, to allow all French people to be able to watch the entire Rugby World Cup for free, an exceptional event organized in France.
We will be showing the biggest posters of the competition on TF1
”, commented François Pellissier, Deputy General Manager Business and Sports of the TF1 group.
The channel "
will offer the most beautiful posters of the competition and this, from September 8 with the France-All Blacks opening match
", specifies the front page.
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TF1 will broadcast "
20 matches including 3 group matches for the French team, the 2 best quarter-finals including the one with France, the two semi-finals, the match for third place and the final
The France TV group, thanks to this "
", will broadcast "
10 matches including the France-Namibia match and the M6 group will offer the other 18 matches
", further exposes TF1.
The Rugby World Cup will end on October 28.
In 2011, TF1 sub-licensed matches to France Télévisions and Canal +.
In 2015, the pay channel also acquired several matches.
During the 2019 World Cup, the TF1 group chose to broadcast all 48 matches on its various channels.