Spark Sport partner with SKY to show Rugby World Cup 2019

6 Aug 2019

Spark Sport partner with SKY to show Rugby World Cup 2019™ in commercial premises




Hospitality New Zealand has been busy voicing our member's concerns around Rugby World Cup 2019™ to Government and Spark Sport. Spark Sport have listened, and we are pleased to let you know that we now have a solution at hand for our members who do not have fibre internet.

As previously announced, commercial customers can purchase a Spark Sport Rugby World Cup Tournament Pass at the consumer price through sparksport.co.nz/rwc2019. This option will give you access to all 48 matches live and on-demand, and additionally, you will be able to access a range of highlights and archive matches.

For our members who do not have fibre installed:



This partnership will allow pubs and clubs to simply use their SKY TV with existing big screen TV or projector setup. Accommodation providers will now have a solution to deliver Rugby World Cup to each of their accommodation guests.

Spark Sport and SKY have announced that commercial premises that want to show Rugby World Cup 2019™ will be able to buy access to a Spark Sport pop-up channel on their SKY decoder.

SKY commercial customers can now buy access to the Spark Sport RWC pop-up channel through SKY, which includes all 48 matches live. There will be a one-off cost at commercial rates as outlined below:












Licenced Premise

(eg Bar)

$999 +GST

Accommodation (Hotel and Motel)


$299 +GST (up to 60 rooms, for every room thereafter an additional $5 +GST per room)


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