Rugby World Cup 2023: Teams, Schedule, and Where to Watch in India

The Rugby World Cup 2023 is happening from September 8 to October 28, with France facing New Zealand in the first match. South Africa is the current champion. You can watch it live!

This is the 10th Men’s Rugby World Cup, and France is hosting it again after 2007. There will be 48 matches played over six weeks at nine different venues, with the final match taking place at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis.

Here are the teams in the Rugby World Cup 2023:

  • South Africa is the defending champion.
  • Chile is participating in the Rugby World Cup for the first time.

Rugby World Cup 2023 Groups – Rugby World Cup 2023 Teams

The teams are divided into four groups, and they will play against each other in a round-robin style:

  • Group A: New Zealand, France, Italy, Uruguay, Namibia
  • Group B: South Africa, Ireland, Scotland, Tonga, Romania
  • Group C: Wales, Australia, Fiji, Georgia, Portugal
  • Group D: England, Japan, Argentina, Samoa, Chile

Rugby World Cup 2023 Schedule, Time Table – Rugby World Cup 2023 Fixtures

Date & TimeMatch
September 9, 12:45 AMFrance vs New Zealand
September 9, 4:30 PMItaly vs Namibia
September 9, 7:00 PMIreland vs Romania
September 9, 9:30 PMAustralia vs Georgia
September 10, 12:30 AMEngland vs Argentina
September 10, 4:30 PMJapan vs Chile
September 11, 12:30 AMWales vs Fiji
September 15, 12:30 AMFrance vs Uruguay
September 16, 12:30 AMNew Zealand vs Namibia
September 16, 4:30 PMSamoa vs Chile
September 16, 9:15 PMWales vs Portugal
September 17, 12:30 AMIreland vs Tonga
September 17, 6:30 PMSouth Africa vs Romania
September 17, 9:15 PMAustralia vs Fiji
September 18, 12:30 AMEngland vs Japan
September 20, 9:15 PMItaly vs Uruguay
September 22, 12:30 AMFrance vs Namibia
September 22, 9:15 PMArgentina vs Samoa
September 23, 5:30 PMGeorgia vs Portugal
September 23, 9:15 PMEngland vs Chile
September 24, 12:30 AMSouth Africa vs Ireland
September 24, 9:15 PMScotland vs Tonga
September 25, 12:30 AMWales vs Australia
September 27, 9:15 PMUruguay vs Namibia
September 29, 12:30 AMJapan vs Samoa
September 30, 12:30 AMNew Zealand vs Italy
September 30, 6:30 PMArgentina vs Chile
September 30, 9:15 PMFiji vs Georgia
October 1, 12:30 AMScotland vs Romania
October 1, 9:15 PMAustralia vs Portugal
October 2, 12:30 AMSouth Africa vs Tonga
October 6, 12:30 AMNew Zealand vs Uruguay
October 7, 12:30 AMFrance vs Italy
October 7, 6:30 PMWales vs Georgia
October 7, 9:15 PMEngland vs Samoa
October 8, 12:30 AMIreland vs Scotland
October 8, 4:30 PMJapan vs Argentina
October 8, 9:15 PMTonga vs Romania
October 9, 12:30 AMFiji vs Portugal
October 14, 8:30 PMQuarter-final 1
October 15, 12:30 AMQuarter-final 2
October 15, 8:30 PMQuarter-final 3
October 16, 12:30 AMQuarter-final 4
October 21, 12:30 AMSemi-final 1
October 22, 12:30 AMSemi-final 2
October 28, 12:30 AMBronze match
October 29, 12:30 AMFinal

Watch Rugby World Cup 2023 in India

If you’re in India and want to watch the Rugby World Cup 2023 live, you can do so on FanCode for online streaming. For television, the matches will be broadcasted on the Sony Sports Ten 1, Sony Sports Ten 2, Sony Sports Ten 5, Sony Sports Ten 1 HD, Sony Sports Ten 2 HD, and Sony Sports Ten 5 HD channels.

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