Five Live bags Rugby rights
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Five Live bags Rugby rights

BBC Radio Five Live has secured the exclusive radio commentary rights for the 2007 Rugby World Cup. John Inverdale and Ian Robertson will join a team of summarisers from Friday September 7th when France plays Argentina. The deal includes coverage via digital-only station Five Live Sports Extra.

Throughout the tournament there will be news and reports of every game on Five Live plus guests and discussion, with many opportunities for listeners to get involved. On commentary with Ian Robertson are Alistair Hignell, Nick Mullins, Andrew Cotter, Jim Neilly, Alistair Eykyn and Iain Carter.

A Five Live touring clubhouse will capture the atmosphere across the UK and Ireland with special guests including Brian Moore. 606 will also be up and running at regular intervals during the tournament.

A regular podcast will be available online containing all the news, interviews and highlights from the tournament.

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