ITV’s Rugby World Cup 2011 Coverage

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ITV’s Rugby World Cup 2011 Coverage

ITV has announced details of its coverage for the 2011 Rugby World Cup.

The tournament, which starts on 9th September 2011, will be exclusively live on ITV1 and ITV4.

ITV Rugby world cup 2011

Steve Rider will front the coverage, with Craig Doyle also presenting some games and highlights programmes. They will be joined by former players who have won six World Cups between them: Lawrence Dallaglio, Michael Lynagh, Sean Fitzpatrick, Francois Pienaar, Phil Vickery, Gareth Thomas, Alan Quinlan, Scott Hastings, Martin Bayfield, Thom Evans and Andy Gomarsall.

The first three weeks of the tournament will be presented from London, with both commentary and reporting teams based across New Zealand. From the knockout stages of the tournament, ITV will present live from a studio overlooking the pitch at Eden Park stadium in Auckland – the venue for the final.

ITV will broadcast a hour long highlights programme on every tournament match day on both ITV4 and ITV1. ITV4 will also playout a six part series called Dallaglio’s World Cups, in which Lawrence Dallaglio looks at the key moments in World Cups over the past twenty four years.

Commentary will be provided by Nick Mullins, Simon Ward, Martin Gillingham and Bob Symonds who will be joined for co-commentary by Alan Quinlan, Andy Gomarsall, Phil Vickery and Scott Hastings.
Martin Bayfield will be based with Martin Johnson and the England team with Gabriel Clarke reporting on the home nations.

The tournament will also be available in high definition on ITV1 HD and ITV4 HD.

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