on 8 Sept 2023
The world’s mega event, the Rugby World Cup 2023, will take place at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, France. It will bring the world's top-rated rugby teams together to compete for the championship title. However, before the first match begins, the opening ceremony sets the stage for the event, engaging supporters and inspiring a sense of solidarity and enthusiasm.
Are you looking forward to the Rugby World Cup Opening Ceremony in 2023? Then you are at the right place. Here you will get all the information about the performers’ list, TV channel, time, and how to watch the RWC Opening Ceremony live stream worldwide on TV and online.
The celebration will honor rugby's 200th anniversary and highlight the best of French culture. It is a precursor to what is expected to be the most anticipated and well-attended men's Rugby World Cup ever.
Date: Fri, Sept. 8, 2023 – Sat, Oct. 28, 2023
Host country: France
TV Channels: ITV (UK) | Sky Sport (NZ) | Channel 9/Stan Sport (AU) | NBC (US) |
Current champions: South Africa
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The 2023 RWC Opening Ceremony will take place at the iconic Stade de France in Saint-Denis on September 8, 2023. The Stade de France is the largest venue with more than 80,000 seating capacity; it hosted ten Rugby World Cup matches, such as four group stages, two quarterfinals, both semi-finals, the bronze final, and the final match. Don’t miss watching the Rugby World Cup France 2023 live stream in HD video quality on your smart devices worldwide.
French actor Jean Dujardin, show director Olivier Ferracci, stage director Nora Matthey de L'Endroit, and more than 200 devoted volunteers will all be present for the Opening Ceremony. As part of the celebration of France's diverse culture, 33 well-known guests will also represent France's distinctive competence in fields like gastronomy, sports, and the arts.
The Rugby World Cup 2023 Opening Ceremony will begin one hour and fifteen minutes before the first game. The Opening Ceremony time is 20:00 local time (GMT+2).
|France||8:00 p.m. CEST|
|UK||7:00 p.m. BST|
|Ireland||7:00 p.m. IST|
|New Zealand||6:00 a.m. NZST|
|South Africa||8:00 p.m. SAST|
|Australia||4:00 a.m. AEST|
|Italy||8:00 p.m. CEST|
|Japan||3:00 a.m. JST|
|Uruguay||3:00 p.m. UYT|
|Romania||9:00 p.m. EEST|
|Tonga||6:00 a.m. TOT|
|Scotland||7:00 p.m. BST|
|Wales||7:00 p.m. BST|
|Fiji||6:00 a.m. FJT|
|Georgia||10:00 p.m. GET|
|USA||2:00 p.m. ET / 1:00 p.m. CT / 12:00 p.m. MT / 11:00 a.m. PT|
|Canada||2:00 p.m. ET|
Rugby fans will enjoy the 2023 Rugby World Cup opening match between France and New Zealand just after the opening ceremony. The match will kick off on September 8 at 21:15 local time.
The 2023 Opening Ceremony of the Rugby World Cup will be live broadcast on several TV channels in your region without a VPN or cable at Superrugbylivetv.com. The channel lists for different countries are given below:
|United States||NBC Sports|
|Australia||Stan Sports or Nine Network|
|New Zealand||Sky or Prime|
|France||TF1, M6, and France TV|
|Asia (Hong Kong, Indonesia, and Thailand)||beIN Sports|
|Japan||J Sports, NHK, or Nippon TV|
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