How to watch Rugby on RTE

The United Rugby Championship will be available on Free-to-Air broadcasters in Ireland with RTÉ and TG4. The United Rugby Championship kicks off in September where four of South Africa’s elite teams will join the 12 existing Guinness PRO14 teams to form a world-class league. This agreement with RTÉ and TG4 (subject to contract) will open the door to greater audiences in the Republic of Ireland for Connacht, Leinster, Munster and Ulster.

Rugby fans in Ireland are among the luckiest in the world, with every game – including the final – being shown live for FREE on TV and online.

Rugby games on RTÉ2 and online for free on the RTÉ Player.

These online live stream players are available to watch on web browsers, dedicated smartphone apps and selected streaming devices.

If you’re outside Ireland but want your usual coverage, you can check out the CyberGhost VPN trial and follow the instructions below.

How to watch Rugby from outside your country

For broadcast and streaming details in more rugby-mad countries like the UK, New Zealand, South Africa and the US, just scroll down the page – everything you need to know is there, including details of who’s showing the 2023 Rugby World Cup.

But if you try to watch your domestic coverage from anywhere outside your home country, you’ll soon find a problem – geo-blocking. That’s where the broadcaster prevents you from watching your usual feed from abroad. It’s a common problem for sports fans all over the world. 

By downloading and installing a VPN, you can effectively trick your computer into thinking that it’s back at home.

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