25 Jan 2009

Late games in 2011 a sure thing

5:39 pm on 25 January 2009

European pay television broadcasters are reportedly putting pressure on New Zealand's Rugby World Cup organisers to start games as late as nine o'clock at night in the tournament in 2011 to suit their audiences.

The Sunday Star Times newspaper claims that Rugby NZ boss Martin Snedden's against the move but has accepted a later start time than the traditional 7.30pm kick-offs is a certainty.