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Where to watch matches in LILLE if you’re not at the stadium?

If you don’t have a ticket for a Rugby World Cup match in Lille, don’t worry. There are plenty of places where you can watch the matches live in a lively atmosphere.

Sports bars

  1. Le Dernier Bar avant la Fin du Monde: A themed bar that frequently broadcasts sporting events on the big screen. With its friendly atmosphere, it’s the ideal place to watch a match.
  2. The Network Café: Another popular place to watch live sports. Located near the center of Lille, it offers a lively atmosphere and a wide selection of beers.
  3. The Irish Corner: For a typically Irish atmosphere, head to The Irish Corner. With several TV screens and a good selection of beers, you’re sure to enjoy the game.


Public squares

Lille City Council may also decide to organize public screenings of the matches in squares or parks. Keep an eye on local announcements for more information.

At home

If you prefer to watch the matches in the comfort of your own home, check that your hotel or vacation rental has the TV channels broadcasting the matches. In France, the rights to broadcast the Rugby World Cup are generally held by TF1, which broadcasts some matches free of charge.


Wherever you decide to watch the matches, you’re sure to experience the excitement of the Rugby World Cup in Lille. Don’t forget to cheer on your favorite team!

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