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The Rugby World Cup final will be played between New Zealand and South Africa on Saturday, October 28, 2023, at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, Paris.
The match will kick off at 8 pm BST, which is 9 pm local time. The two teams reached the final after defeating Argentina and England, respectively, in the semi-finals.
New Zealand and South Africa have played against each other five times in previous Rugby World Cups. The results of these matches are as follows:
– 1995 Rugby World Cup final: South Africa won 15-12
– 1999 Rugby World Cup semi-final: South Africa won 22-18
– 2003 Rugby World Cup quarter-final: New Zealand won 29-9
– 2015 Rugby World Cup semi-final: New Zealand won 20-18
– 2019 Rugby World Cup pool stage: New Zealand won 23-13
Overall, New Zealand has won 62 of the 105 matches played against South Africa, while South Africa has won 39, and there have been four draws.
New Zealand and South Africa are the most successful teams in the history of the Rugby World Cup, with each team having won the tournament three times.
New Zealand has won the tournament in 1987, 2011, 2015, 2017, 2021, and 2023, while South Africa has won in 1995, 2007, and 2019.
Australia has won the tournament twice, while England has won it once. France is the only team to have reached a final and not emerge victorious.
In terms of head-to-head matches, New Zealand and South Africa have played each other 105 times, with New Zealand leading the series 62 to 39, with four matches drawn.
The two teams have played against each other five times in previous Rugby World Cups, with South Africa winning twice and New Zealand winning three times.
What are the odds?
The odds for South Africa to win the Rugby World Cup final are 11/10 on Betfred, which implies a 47.6% chance of winning. However, South Africa can be found for as short as Evens on several UK bookmakers.
The odds for South Africa to win the Rugby World Cup final are also listed as 6/5 on Oddschecker. The odds for South Africa to win the Rugby World Cup final are subject to change and may vary depending on the bookmaker.
On the other hand the odds for New Zealand to win the Rugby World Cup final are 4/5 on William Hill, which implies a 55.6% chance of winning. New Zealand is the narrow 4/5 favourites to win the 2023 Rugby World Cup.
The odds for New Zealand to win the Rugby World Cup final are also listed as 10/11 on Ladbrokes. New Zealand and South Africa are the most likely teams to contest the final according to the bookies.
The odds for New Zealand to win the Rugby World Cup final are subject to change and may vary depending on the bookmaker.
Who is showing the match?
Here are some options for watching the Rugby World Cup final in the UK, USA, and across Europe:
– ITV Hub: ITV is the official broadcaster for the Rugby World Cup in the UK, and all games will be available on ITV1 and ITV4 on TV and online. You can also stream the matches for free on the ITV Hub
– ITVX: If you’re interested in streaming on mobile devices and computers, the streaming component known as ITVX will also have all the coverage you need
– NBC Sports: NBC is the exclusive broadcast partner for the Rugby World Cup in the United States, and all games will stream live on its Peacock streaming service
– National broadcasters: Wherever you live in Europe, there’s a good possibility that a national broadcaster is streaming the Rugby World Cup matches, particularly if your country has a team playing in the tournament.
– Rugby Villages: In France, host cities have already announced they will host Rugby Villages with big screens to watch matches live.
It’s worth noting that some of these options may require a subscription or payment, and some may be subject to regional restrictions. If you’re having trouble accessing a particular service, you may want to consider using a Virtual Private Network (VPN) to bypass these restrictions.
Who is playing in the Bronze Final?
The Rugby World Cup Bronze Final will take place on Friday, October 27, 2023, at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, Paris.
The match will kick off at 9 pm local time, which is 8 pm BST. The two teams that will play in the Bronze Final are Argentina and England, who lost to South Africa and New Zealand, respectively, in the semi-finals.
In the UK the match will be shown on ITV1 and ITV4 on TV and online on the ITV Hub.
The Rugby World Cup final is set to be a thrilling clash between two giants of the sport, New Zealand and South Africa, taking place on October 28, 2023, at the iconic Stade de France in Paris.
The stage is set for an epic showdown as these rugby powerhouses vie for the ultimate glory. With a rich history of head-to-head battles and their impressive track records in the tournament, this final promises to be a spectacle that fans around the world won’t want to miss.
For everything about the Rugby World Cup 2023 check out our guide here.