Rugby World Cup: Where to watch New Zealand vs Italy on TV and live stream

Rugby World Cup: Where to watch New Zealand vs Italy on TV and live stream
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The group stages of the 2023 rugby World Cup are slowly coming to an end, with the third round currently in progress. One of the most exciting matchups in this round is the duel between New Zealand and Italy and if you’re interested in watching this game, we can help you find the best TV and live streaming options for it.

How to watch New Zealand vs Italy in the UK

There are a few different options when it comes to watching New Zealand vs Italy on TV and live stream in the United Kingdom. So, let’s check them out:


ITV has the exclusive broadcasting rights for the 2023 World Cup, so if you’re wondering where to watch New Zealand vs Italy in the UK, ITV 1 is the answer. The match starts at 20:00 BST, so don’t forget to tune in to watch this interesting matchup.


You can also stream New Zealand vs Italy for free on ITVX, whether you want to do it on your computer or some mobile device like a smart phone or a tablet. ITVX has a great app that works on pretty much all smart devices, so just find the app, download it, install it, and you’re good to go.

New Zealand vs Italy coverage and live streaming: International options

In addition to the UK TV and streaming options that we mentioned, we have found a way for you to watch New Zealand vs Italy in other countries as well, so let’s check this out.

New Zealand

Fans from New Zealand can watch their beloved All Blacks on Sky Sport NZ. If you want to stream the game live or on demand, you will have to purchase a pass for Sky Sport Now. Meanwhile, you also have a free option to watch the game on Sky Open, but it is a delayed coverage.


In Italy, Sky Italia and Rai and Sky Italia are sharing the rights to broadcast 2023 World Cup, so tune in to one of these two channels to watch how Italians do against the mighty All Blacks.

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RTE or Virgin Media Television share the broadcast of World Cup in Ireland and you can watch all 48 matches of the tournament for free on these channels. This particular game will be shown on VMTV1 and streamed on Virgin Media Player.


Aussie rugby lovers can watch this game and all other World Cup games on Stan Sport, a streaming service that’s available on most smart TV’s. You can also tune in via the official Stan website.

United States

Watching the Rugby World Cup in the United States is possible on NBC, at least for some matches. Meanwhile, all matches, including New Zealand vs Italy, are available on NBC’s streaming service Peacock.


Canadian rugby fans can watch all World Cup matches on TSN on TV if they prefer English commentators. Meanwhile, those who want to watch the games in French can do so on RDS. Both of these channels also have their streaming services where you can stream the games.

South Africa

If you want to watch New Zealand vs Italy from South Africa, SuperSport is the best way for you to catch the game live on TV.

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