Women's Rugby World Cup: Follow BBC radio & live text coverage

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Women's Rugby World Cup
Venues: Dublin and Belfast Dates: 9-26 August
Coverage: Live commentary on select games on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra, and radio and text commentary on the BBC Sport website and app.

Follow live coverage of the 2017 Women's Rugby World Cup across BBC Radio 5 live sports extra, the BBC Sport website and app from Wednesday, 9 August.

Defending champions England open their campaign against Spain, hosts Ireland meet Australia, while Wales face a tough game against the Black Ferns of New Zealand.

You can listen to selected commentaries on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra and online, plus follow live text commentary and expert analysis on the BBC Sports website and mobile app.

You can also interact and share your views on the action via BBC Sport's dedicated social media accounts (Facebook, external-link Twitterexternal-link, Instagramexternal-link).

Coverage times

*All times listed are BST. The BBC is not responsible for any changes to event start times. Also, coverage on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra can be subject to late schedule changes.

Saturday, 26 August


England v New Zealand

19:30-22:00, BBC Radio 5 live

Schedule changes

All times are subject to change. The BBC is not responsible for any that may be made. Also coverage on BBC Red Button can experience late schedule changes, so details may differ from this page. Further programmes and times will appear when confirmed.


You can view BBC Sport output as well as listen to our radio sports programming on the BBC iPlayer.

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National and regional variations

National and regional variations have been included in this list where possible, but please check your local listings for more detailed information.

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