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Spark NZ Named Official Broadcaster of Womens Rugby World Cup

The Women's Rugby World Cup and ball on display during the Rugby World Cup 2021 Draw event in Auckland, New Zealand. 

The Women's Rugby World Cup and ball on display during the Rugby World Cup 2021 Draw event in Auckland, New Zealand. 

Photographer: Phil Walter/World Rugby/Getty Images

Spark New Zealand, through its online Spark Sport service, has been named official broadcaster of the Rugby World Cup for women being played in October and November.

Spark has selected Warner Bros Discovery NZ as its exclusive free-to-air partner, the Auckland-based company said Thursday. Discovery NZ will provide cover of eight games including the final and semifinals live, on its Channel Three The 26-match tournament will be played in New Zealand begins on Oct. 8.