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How you can follow Wales at Rugby League World Cup 2017...

20th October 2017, 00:29

How you can follow Wales at Rugby League World Cup 2017...

All of Wales' group matches at Rugby League World Cup 2017 will be shown live on Premier Sports, while live radio broadcasts and extended highlights will be available on the BBC.

John Kear's men take on Papua New Guinea in Port Moresby in their opening match on Saturday, October 28. 

It will be shown live on Premier Sports from 6am to 8.30am, while BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra coverage will run from 6am to 8.05am.

Extended highlights will be shown on BBC Two at 2.30pm, with further highlights on October 29 and November 3.

Wales will then travel to Townsville in North Queensland to take on Fiji on Sunday, Novmber 5. 

You can watch the Dragons live on Premier Sports between 8.30am and 10.30, while BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra will broadcast from 8.40am onwards. 

Extended highlights are on BBC Two at 4pm, with further highlights at 1.15pm on BBC Two Saturday, November 11.

On Sunday, November 11, Wales will taken Ireland in Perth. It is part of a double-header with England and France. 

This will be Wales' only game that is live on FREE TO AIR TV after it was confirmed that Free Sports TV will show it live from 7am, along with Premier Sports, who will broadcast it in HD. The BBC's highlights coverage will be confirmed closer to the time. Free Sports is available on all platforms, as it says, free of charge, apart from Virgin.

A full list of where you can see all World Cup games can be seen here.

Should Wales win their group, they will play in quarter-final four, which will take place in Melbourne on Sunday, November 19. This will be shown live on Premier Sports, with the programme starting at 5am.

Details of live BBC TV and radio coverage will be confirmed after the group stage has finished.

* All times are BST and GMT and subject to late changes. Further coverage will be announced later in the tournament when times, channels and matches are confirmed.

Meanwhile, a journalist from BBC Wales Sport will accompany Wales during the World Cup with coverage to be shown on BBC Wales Today and S4C Newyddion.

You can also keep up-to-date at and follow the official Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube channels.