2013 Rugby League World Cup on the BBC
The BBC has announced its set to offer audiences the most comprehensive ever Rugby League World Cup coverage when the 2013 tournament kicks off at Cardiff’s Millennium Stadium on October 26.
Television, radio, online and mobile coverage combine to give audiences extensive access to live games, highlights, interviews and analysis throughout every step of the competition.
Every game of the entire tournament will be broadcast live on either BBC Radio 5 live or 5 live sports extra with expert commentary. In addition to the live commentary, Radio 5 live will bring all the news, interviews and analysis from the World Cup to audiences throughout, as well as a daily podcast.
The BBC Sport website will provide comprehensive coverage across the entire World Cup, including a live stream of all matches shown on television and audio commentary of those live on radio, with live text commentary available for all home nations matches. The website will also feature reports on every fixture plus the latest news and analysis from the BBC’s expert team throughout the tournament.
BBC Sport has committed to broadcasting live International rugby league for the next four years, including the Four Nations in 2014 and 2016 and the next World Cup in 2017.