Sky News Presenter Kieran Gilbert will participate in FOX SPORTS on Foxtel for his Live, ad-break free and 4K coverage of each game in the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan.
Gilbert currently joins as Chief Political Reporter for Sky News in Canberra and joins FOX SPORTS as host to the dedicated Rugby World Cup channels available in HD and 4K.
Gilbert will work with FOX SPORTS & # 39; unprecedented range of Rugby's top experts and analysts, including the George Gregan, Tim Horan and Phil Kearns, as well as Rugby's voice in Australia, Greg Clark.
"My two major interests are politics and sports, so after 17 years of policy, I can't wait to start any sport as well."
"I am very excited to join FOX SPORTS for one of the world's largest sports competitions working with Wallabies legends Phil Kearns, George Gregan and Tim Horan among others. It will be an honor and I can't wait to cover all actions with them. "
FOX SPORTS TV Manager Steve Crawley said:
"Kieran is a world-class television host. When we called him to control his interest in the Rugby World Cup, he said he was taking vacation from Sky News and wanted to see every minute.
"We said we might be able to do it a little more interesting than that – and he jumped on our proposal to host FOX SPORTS coverage."
Gilbert will return to his hosting role with Sky News at the end of the Rugby World Cup 2019.