Rugby World Cup UK TV guide (Without the feckin’ Ads)

As kick off to RWC2011 draws ever closer the prospect of watching every game becomes ever more daunting. I kept looking at the Rugby World Cup UK TV times table  I had drawn up and thinking the late nights/early mornings may well  be an end to me. I started to doubt whether Canada Vs Japan was really worth staying/getting up until/at 4.30 of a Tuesday morning. Shame on me.

I’d also started to wonder about ITV , about Craig Doyle, Steve Rider and whether a grown man should be looking forward to spending the majority of the next 6 weeks in the company of one or the other or both of these. I’m not, truth be told. I then thought about the ads, the feckin ads, the feckin ads that mean that half time breaks are now 12 minutes long . The ads That ITV will obviously be cramming in before the start of matches, the ads that can be avoided….

Cue new TV schedule, Now with Kick Off times and less Ads!!!

 Rugby World Cup 2011 TV Schedule
Date Time Fixture Pool Channel
Friday 09/09 09.30 New Zealand vs Tonga A  ITV1
Saturday 10/09 02:00
Scotland vs Romania
Saturday 10/09 04:30 Fiji vs Namibia D  ITV1
Saturday 10/09 07:00 France vs Japan A  ITV1
Saturday 10/09 09:30 Argentina vs England B  ITV1
Sunday 11/09 04:30 Australia vs Italy C  ITV1
Sunday 11/09 07:00 Ireland vs USA C  ITV1
Sunday 11/09 09:30 South Africa vs Wales D  ITV1
Wednesday 14/09 03:30 Samoa vs Namibia D  ITV1
Wednesday 14/09 06:00 Tonga vs Canada A  ITV4
Wednesday 14/09 08:30 Scotland vs Georgia B  ITV1
Thursday 15/09 08:30 Russia vs USA C  ITV4
Friday 16/09 09:00 New Zealand vs Japan A  ITV1
Saturday 17/09 04:30 Argentina vs Romania B  ITV1
Saturday 17/09 07:00 South Africa vs Fiji D  ITV1
Saturday 17/09 09:30 Australia vs Ireland C  ITV1
Sunday 18/09 04:30 Wales vs Samoa D  ITV1
Sunday 18/09 07:00 England vs Georgia B  ITV1
Sunday 18/09 09:30 France vs Canada A  ITV1
Tuesday 20/09 08:30 Italy vs Russia C  ITV4
Wednesday 21/09 08:30 Tonga vs Japan A  ITV4
Thurdsay 22/09 09:00 South Africa vs Namibia D  ITV4
Friday 23/09 09:30 Australia vs USA C  ITV1
Saturday 24/09 07:00 England vs Romania B  ITV1
Saturday 24/09 09:30 New Zealand vs France A  ITV1
Sunday 25/09 03:30 Fiji vs Samoa D  ITV1
Sunday 25/09 06:00 Ireland vs Russia C  ITV1
Sunday 25/09 08:30 Argentina vs Scotland B  ITV1
Monday 26/09 07:30 Wales vs Namibia D  ITV1
Tuesday 27/09 05:00 Canada vs Japan A  ITV4
Tuesday 27/09 07:30 Italy vs USA C  ITV4
Wednesday 28/09 07:30 Georgia vs Romania B  ITV4
Friday 30/09 08:30 South Africa vs Samoa D  ITV4
Saturday 01/10 03:30 Australia vs Russia C  ITV1
Saturday 01/10 06:00 France vs Tonga A  ITV1
Saturday 01/10 08:30 England vs Scotland B  ITV1
Sunday 02/10 01:00 Argentina vs Georgia B  ITV1
Sunday 02/10 03:30 New Zealand vs Canada A  ITV1
Sunday 02/10 06:00 Wales vs Fiji D  ITV1
Sunday 02/10 08:30 Ireland vs Italy C  ITV1
Saturday 08/10 06:00 C Winner vs  D Runner Up QF1  ITV1
Saturday 08/10 08:30 A Winner vs B Runner Up QF2  ITV1
Sunday 09/10 06:00 D Winner vs C Runner Up QF3  ITV1
Sunday 09/10 08:30 B Winner vs A Runner Up QF4  ITV1
Saturday 15/10 09:00 Winner QF1 vs Winner QF2 SF1  ITV1
Sunday 16/10 09:00 Winner QF3 vs Winner QF4 SF2  ITV1
Friday 21/10 08:30 Loser SF1 vs Loser SF2  ITV1/4
Sunday 23/10 09:00 Winner SF1 vs Winner SF2 ITV1


I can’t believe how much sleep I’ve just gained, will be dead easy now.

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