The Telegraph Unveils Rugby World Cup 2023 Line Up

1 September 2023

The Telegraph has unveiled its unrivalled team of rugby commentators and comprehensive coverage plans ahead of the forthcoming 2023 Rugby World Cup in France.  

There will be expert opinion and insight across all platforms from the Telegraph’s team of pundits who include: former All Black and coach of the Lions, Wales and Ireland teams; Warren Gatland; England World Cup winner Will Greenwood; former Lions rugby international Brian Moore; Lions legend and Telegraph columnist Sir Ian McGeechan; England Women’s World Cup winner Maggie Alphonsi, plus former England player Chris Ashton, alongside The Telegraph’s award-winning sports journalists.

The Daily Telegraph on Saturday will see a special cover wrap of Sport for Irwin Mitchell, the official legal partner of England Rugby. It features an exclusive interview with Danny Care celebrating his career defining 'moments that matter'. Plus, there will be a 12 page Rugby World Cup preview supplement. 

Subscribers can have World Cup updates delivered to their inboxes via  The Telegraph Rugby Newsletter which brings an exclusive behind the scenes look into the England camp ahead of and during the World Cup.   

In addition, The Telegraph’s Rugby podcast will be available weekly from Tuesday throughout the tournament. Sponsored by Irwin Mitchell, it will feature analysis of the games, teams and all the big talking points, with special guests.

Prior to the tournament, subscribers can use the Telegraph’s interactive Rugby World Cup predictor and follow Telegraph Sport’s experts as they count down  the 100 best players in the world. 

Will Greenwood, Telegraph Columnist and England World Cup Winner, said: “I'm delighted to be a part of The Telegraph's roster of outstanding sports writers covering all the Rugby World Cup action. I look forward to drawing on my past World Cup experiences to provide subscribers with unique insights and analysis across the Telegraph’s digital and print platforms.”

Note for Editors

The Telegraph was named Newspaper of the Year for the fourth consecutive year at the Sports Journalism Awards. 


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