ITV awarded Rugby World Cup rights

Rugby World Cup Limited (RWCL) has confirmed that, subject to contract, ITV has been awarded the UK Broadcast rights for Rugby World Cup 2011 in New Zealand and Host Broadcast rights for Rugby World Cup 2015 in England.
Under the terms of the new deal, ITV will broadcast live coverage of every match from the 2011 tournament in New Zealand and the 2015 tournament in England. All matches will also be shown online at with the deal also encompassing highlights and clips packages on television, online and mobile.