18 Jun 2010

Rugby World Cup to be broadcast in US

10:44 am on 18 June 2010

Rugby World Cup matches will be broadcast on network television in the United States.

The International Rugby Board announced on Thursday that NBC Sports and Universal Sports have been awarded the exclusive rights to next year's tournament in New Zealand and the 2015 tournament in England.

The deal includes the final of each tournament on NBC and Universal Sports network, as well as coverage of other key matches.