The World Rugby U20 Championship 2018 matches will be broadcast on television live, delayed-live and via dedicated highlights programming in countries throughout the world. Details of the licensed broadcasters by country are below - please check local listings for confirmation of timings and please check back to this page for updates as the content of the table below is subject to change.

For some of these territories, fans can also opt to follow the live action that is streamed online. Please see confirmation below where online streaming is available in conjunction with local Broadcaster coverage

For fans who live in other countries or territories where broadcast coverage isn’t available, subject to certain geo-blocking, the Championship is also being streamed LIVE here on the website. 

Country/RegionBroadcast Partners Streaming
IrelandEir

No LIVE streaming on World Rugby

All matches will be shown live on Eir

UK and IrelandITV

LIVE Streaming on World Rugby for all Day 5 games except

England vs France

WalesS4C

LIVE Streaming on World Rugby for all pool games and semi finals and final except for the matches featuring Wales.

These will be shown Live on S4C

GeorgiaGeorgia Rugby Union

No LIVE Streaming on World Rugby

All the games will be shown live or on delay on Georgia Rugby Union site

FranceFrance

No LIVE streaming on World Rugby.

All games will be shown live or or delay on FTV Sport.

AustraliaFox Sports

No LIVE Streaming on World Rugby

All the games will be shown live or on delay on Fox Sports

ItalyM.S.NETWORK S.A.S. di M. Scialpi & C.

LIVE Streaming on World Rugby for all pool games,

semi finals and final except for the matches featuring Italy.

These will be shown Live on Therugbychannel.it

FijiFiji TV

LIVE Streaming on World Rugby for all Day games except

South Africa vs New Zealand

England vs France

These Day 5 matches will be shown live on Fiji Tv

Japan, Germany, Switzerland and AustriaUK Perform 

LIVE Streaming on World Rugby for all Day 5 games except

South Africa vs New Zealand

England vs France

These Day 5 matches will be shown live on DANZ

Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros Islands, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania,  Mauritius, Mayotte, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Reunion, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Socotra, Somalia (including Somaliland), South Africa, St Helena and Ascension, Sudan, South Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.SuperSport International LTD 

No LIVE Streaming on World Rugby

All the games will be shown live or on delay on Supersport

Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay, Peru, Ecuador ,Colombia, VenezuelaESPN Sur

LIVE Streaming on World Rugby for all Day 5 games except

Argentina vs Australia– ESPN NETWORKS

South Africa vs New Zealand– ESPN NETWORKS

England vs France – ESPN NETWORKS

USA, District of Colombia, GUAM, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Micronesia, Baker Island, Bajo Nuevo Bank, Howland Island, Jarvis Island, Johnston Atoll, Kingman Reef, Midway Island, Navassa Island, Serranilla Bank, Wake Island.  NBC

LIVE Streaming on World Rugby for all Day 5games except

England vs France

New Zealand Spark

LIVE Streaming on World Rugby for all Day 5 games except

Argentina vs Australia

South Africa vs New Zealand

England vs France

These Day 5 matches will be shown live on TVNZ Channels

Afghanistan, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates (Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras al-Khaimah, Sharijah, Umm al-Quwain), Jordan, Lebanon, Yemen, Qatar, Syria, Algeria, Chad, Djibouti, Mauritania, Morocco, Somalia, Sudan, Tunisia, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Libya, Israel and the territories located in the areas currently known as the "West Bank" and "Gaza Strip".Gulf DTH FZ LLC

No LIVE Streaming on World Rugby

All the games will be shown live or on delay on Gulf DTH FZ LLC