The World Rugby U20 Championship takes place in France from 30 May- 23 June and TVNZ will be showing live and delayed coverage of every single New Zealand game, as well as all the other key matches.

All NZ matches will be screened live on TVNZ DUKE - available on Freeview 13, Sky 23 and streamed live on

The schedule for the live and delayed NZ pool games to be screened on TVNZ DUKE is as follows:

Thursday 31 May

NZL v Japan Live 645-845, Delayed 1600-1800

Saturday 2 June

NZL v Japan:  Delayed 1145-1330

Sunday 3 June

NZL v Wales:  Live 215-415

Monday 4 June

NZL v Wales: Delayed 1600-1800

Friday 8 June

NZL v Australia: Live 645-845, Delayed 1600-1800

Saturday 9 June

NZL v Australia: Delayed 1330-1530

The semi-finals, playoffs and the final will all be screened live and delayed on TVNZ DUKE.

The NZ squad for the U20 Rugby World Cup has been revealed by NZ Rugby:


John Akau'ola-Laula -  Auckland
Sione Asi -  Manawatu
Tom Christie (Captain) -   Canterbury
Rob Cobb -  Auckland
Devan Flanders -   Hawkes Bay
Tom Florence -   Taranaki
Ricky Jackson -   Otago
Tevita Mafileo -  Bay of Plenty
Laghlan McWhannell -  Waikato
Xavier Numia -  Wellington
Waimana Riedlinger-Kapa -   Auckland
Hoskins Sotutu -   Auckland
Flynn Thomas -   Southland
Will Tremain -   Hawkes Bay
Will Tucker -   Canterbury
Kaliopasi Uluilakepa -  Wellington


Caleb Clarke -   Auckland
Leicester Faingaanuku -  Tasman
Scott Gregory -  Northland
Vilimoni Koroi -  Otago
Harry Plummer -  Auckland
Billy Proctor -  Wellington
Jay Renton -  Southland
Xavier Roe -  Waikato
Jamie Spowart -   Tasman
Bailyn Sullivan -  Waikato
Tanielu Tele'a -Auckland
Kaleb Trask -  Bay of Plenty

Players not considered due to injury

Tim Farrell -  Hawke's Bay
Brayden Iose  -  Manawatu
Will Jordan  -  Tasman
Bradley Slater -  Taranaki
Cameron Suafoa -  Auckland