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Late SABC deal for Rugby World Cup final rights

South Africa celebrate their Rugby World Cup semi-final victory over Wales (by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

South African public-service broadcaster the SABC has agreed a sublicensing deal with pay-television broadcaster SuperSport that ensures Saturday’s Rugby World Cup final between South Africa and England receives free-to-air coverage.

SABC 2 will broadcast Saturday’s match live, along with Friday’s bronze medal game between New Zealand and Wales.

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