IRB International Rugby Series streamed live

(IRB.COM) Friday 9 November 2012
 IRB International Rugby Series streamed live
USA and Russia will lock horns on 9 November in Colwyn Bay, North Wales

- Action starts at 18:00 UK time on Friday 9 November - Four matches on two match days - Watch Canada, Russia, Samoa, Tonga and USA live

The International Rugby Board will be streaming live coverage of all four matches of the inaugural IRB International Rugby Series hosted in Colwyn Bay, Wales on November 9 and 17.


The free service will be available via and will feature mouth-watering line ups between teams all looking to hone preparations for Rugby World Cup 2015.

Alternatively, a number of broadcasters worldwide will be providing live coverage. Click HERE for more details.

The action kicks off at 18:00 UK time on November 9 when Russia takes on USA. This will be followed by the match-up between Samoa and Canada.

The concluding round will be played on Saturday, November 17 when Tonga faces USA at 18:00 followed by Canada v Russia.

The free provision, which will be available in all territories (with the exception of New Zealand, where the matches will be broadcast on SKY NZ), underscores the IRB's commitment to growing interest and appeal of Rugby in emerging markets.

IRB Chairman Bernard Lapasset said: "We are delighted to be providing a free streaming service of all four matches in the IRB International Rugby Series."

"Rugby is growing all over the world and the provision of top quality international matches via is a key strategy behind driving Rugby growth and interest in new and emerging Rugby markets where the live broadcast of matches is not yet commonplace."