Watch and listen to the Rugby League World Cup across the BBC

Find out the details of the major sports coverage on offer across BBC television, radio and online this week.

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All times BST until Saturday, 28 October; GMT begins Sunday, 29 October. Times are subject to change.

Thursday, 26 October

It’s an early start for TMS on BBC Radio 5 live Sports Extra, with live coverage from the second ODI between Australia and England, while later on the 5 live Formula 1 team preview the Mexican Grand Prix.

04:30-13:00, Cricket – Australia women v England women, second ODI, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

19:00-21:00, 5 live Sport – Anthony Joshua v Carlos Takam preview, BBC Radio 5 live

21:00-22:00, Formula 1 – Mexican Grand Prix preview, BBC Radio 5 live

22:00-22:30, Football – The Premier League Show, BBC Two (23:15-23:45, BBC Two NI)

Friday, 27 October

England face Australia in the Rugby League World Cup with live coverage on BBC Two and BBC Radio 5 live sports extra. Later on sports extra, catch live commentary from the Mexican Grand Prix.

09:00-12:15, Rugby league – Australia v England, World Cup Group A, BBC Two, Connected TV and online (10:00-12:05, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra; Forum, 12:15-13:00, BBC Red Button, Connected TV and online)

13:00-14:00, The Friday Sports Panel, BBC Radio 5 live

15:55-17:35, Formula 1 – Mexican Grand Prix, first practice, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

19:00-22:00, The Friday Football Social, BBC Radio 5 live

19:30-21:30, Rugby union – Scrum V: Ospreys v Dragons, Pro14, BBC Red Button and online

19:55-21:35, Formula 1 – Mexican Grand Prix, second practice, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

23:50-00:20, Rugby league – World Cup Highlights, BBC Two (00:20-00:50, BBC Two NI)

Saturday, 28 October

Listen to live BBC Radio 5 live sports extra commentary as Wales face Papua New Guinea in the Rugby League World Cup and follow live Formula 1 commentary from the final practice and qualifying sessions for the Mexican Grand Prix.

05:00-05:30, Boxing – 5 live Boxing with Costello & Bunce, BBC Radio 5 live

05:30-06:00, The Friday Football Social, BBC Radio 5 live (repeat)

09:00-11:00, The Danny Baker Show, BBC Radio 5 live

06:00-08:05, Rugby league – Papua New Guinea v Wales, World Cup Group C, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

11:00-12:00, Fighting Talk, BBC Radio 5 live

12:00-13:00, Football – Football Focus, BBC One

12:30-14:30, Football – Manchester United v Tottenham, Premier League, BBC Radio 5 live (build-up from 12:00)

13:15-15:00, Rugby league – World Cup Highlights, BBC One (repeated 19:00-20:45, BBC Red Button)

14:30-17:30, Football – Final Score, BBC Red Button and online

15:00-17:00, Football – West Brom v Manchester City, Premier League, BBC Radio 5 live (build-up from 14:30)

15:20-17:30, Football – England v Spain, U17 World Cup final, BBC Two and online (17:30-19:00, BBC Red Button, Connected TV and online)

15:55-17:05, Formula 1 – Mexican Grand Prix, third practice, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

16:20-17:30, Football – Final Score, BBC One (not in Scotland; 16:20-17:00, BBC One NI)

16:20-17:30, Football – Sportscene Results, BBC One Scotland

17:00-17:30, Football – Final Score from NI, BBC One NI

17:00-17:30, Sports Report, BBC Radio 5 live

17:30-19:30, Football – Bournemouth v Chelsea, Premier League, BBC Radio 5 live

18:55-20:05, Formula 1 – Mexican Grand Prix, qualifying, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

19:30-20:30, Football – 606, phone-in, BBC Radio 5 live

22:30-23:55, Football – Match of the Day, BBC One

23:55-00:25, American football – The NFL Show, BBC One

00:00-06:30, Cricket – Australia women v England women, third ODI, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

Sunday, 29 October

A busy Sunday of sport across the BBC sees 5 live commentary of the Mexican Grand Prix, women’s football on the BBC Red Button and 5 live sports extra plus highlights from the Premier League and Rugby League World Cup.

00:00-06:30, Cricket – Australia women v England women, third ODI, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

07:30-09:00, Football – Match of the Day, BBC One (repeat)

08:55-12:25, American Football – The NFL Show, BBC Red Button (looped repeat)

09:00-10:00, Sportsweek, BBC Radio 5 live

12:15-13:00, Football – MOTD2 Extra, BBC Two and BBC Radio 5 live

12:25-14:35, Football – Manchester City v Birmingham City, Women’s Super League, BBC Red Button and online

13:00-14:00, Sport – Flintoff, Savage and the Ping Pong Guy, BBC Radio 5 live

13:00-17:00, American football – Cleveland Browns v Minnesota Vikings, NFL, BBC Two

13:45-16;15, Football – Everton v Arsenal, Women’s Super League, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

14:00-17:00, Football – Updates on Brighton v Southampton & Leicester v Everton, BBC Radio 5 live

17:00-18:30, Football – 606, phone-in, BBC Radio 5 live

17:00-18:00, Rugby league – Rugby League World Cup highlights, BBC Two and BBC Red Button (23:15-00:15, BBC Two Wales; 01:30-02:30, BBC One Scotland; repeated 21:35-22:35, BBC Red Button)

18:30-21:00, Formula 1 – Mexican Grand Prix, race, BBC Radio 5 live

21:00-22:00, Formula 1 – The Tom Pryce story, BBC Radio 5 live

22:30-23:30, Football – Match of the Day 2, BBC One

23:30-00:05, Football – Women’s Football show, BBC One (21:00-21:35, BBC Red Button; 00:30-01:05, BBC One Scotland)

Monday, 30 October

Listen to live commentary as Burnley take on Newcastle in the Premier League at Turf Moor and catch up on the weekend’s Formula 1 action in Mexico on BBC Radio 5 live, while there’s another chance to watch Anthony Joshua’s documentary on BBC One.

04:30-05:00, Formula 1 – Mexican Grand Prix, review, BBC Radio 5 live

18:45-19:55, Football – Women’s Football show, BBC Red Button (repeat)

19:00-20:00, Football – The Monday Night Club, BBC Radio 5 live

20:00-22:00, Football – Burnley v Newcastle, Premier League, BBC Radio 5 live

22:00-22:30, Sport – Flintoff, Savage and the Ping Pong Guy, BBC Radio 5 live

23:30-00:05, Boxing – Anthony Joshua: The Fight of My Life, BBC One (repeat)

Tuesday, 31 October

Listen to build-up and live commentary of Chelsea’s away trip to Roma on BBC Radio 5 live and keep up-to-date with the rest of the Champions League action on the BBC Red Button and online.

18:30-22:30, Football – 5 Live Final Score, BBC Red Button and online

19:45-22:30, Football – Roma v Chelsea, Champions League, BBC Radio 5 live (build-up from 18:30)

00:15-01:05, American football – NFL This Week, BBC Two (22:30-23:20, BBC Red Button)

Wednesday, 1 November

Watch 5 live Final Score on Red Button & online for as Tottenham play Real Madrid plus all of the latest scores from the Champions League.

16:50-18:30, American football – NFL This Week (repeat), BBC Red Button (repeated 22:30-23:20)

18:30-22:30, Football – 5 Live Final Score, BBC Red Button and online

19:45-22:30, Football – Tottenham v Real Madrid, Champions League, BBC Radio 5 live (build-up from 18:30)

Thursday, 2 November

Two special programmes on BBC Radio 5 live see Matt Dawson meet British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland get the inside story of the last tour of New Zealand, while Simon Mann speaks to the past three England cricket captains to have won the Ashes in Australia.

20:00-21:00, Rugby union – Matt Dawson in conversation with Warren Gatland, BBC Radio 5 live

21:00-22:00, Cricket – How to win the Ashes, BBC Radio 5 live

22:00-22:30, Football – The Premier League Show, BBC Two

22:25-00:15, Football – FA Cup final highlights 2016-17 – Arsenal v Chelsea, BBC Red Button

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