10 Dec, 12:23
Ireland's John Lacey will referee his first ever RBS 6 Nations match in February, while Alain Rolland is also included in the Elite Panel in what is his last season.
Featuring games from each continent, there will be quality rugby in the most unlikely of locations and good background information on the teams that qualified for France 2007 - from Italy and Canada to the likes of Namibia and Georgia, who will face Ireland in Pool D next month.
TV3's schedule of special RWC preview programmes will continue into next month before the tournament begins on September 7.
TV3'S RWC PREVIEW PROGRAMMES:
Thursday, August 16, 8pm - 'Road to the Rugby World Cup'
Thursday, August 23, 8pm - 'All Blacks: Behind the Legend'
Thursday, September 6, 8pm - 'RWC Preview Documentary'
Thursday, September 6, 9pm- 'Chasing the Lions'