BBC confirms World Cup punditry team including James Graham and Andrew Voss

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The BBC has confirmed its World Cup commentary and punditry team ahead of the tournament, including former player James Graham and Australia’s Andrew Voss.

All 61 games from the three tournaments, men’s, women’s and wheelchair, will be broadcast live on the BBC.

Mark Chapman, Tanya Arnold and JJ Chalmers will lead the TV coverage of the tournaments.

Shaun Wane’s England open the World Cup at Newcastle’s St James’ Park against Samoa. 

Expert analysis and punditry will come from an international line-up. England’s most capped men’s player and former captain James Graham will be a part of the BBC team.

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Super League winners Jamie Peacock, Jon Wilkin and Jamie Jones-Buchanan are all also part of the expert team.

Former England women’s prop Danika Priim, who has been a part of Channel 4’s inaugural coverage of Super League, and Lois Forsell are also a part of the team.

Jonathan Davies, Kyle Amor, Kevin Brown, Robbie Hunter-Paul and Brian Noble have also been confirmed by the BBC. 

BBC’s lead rugby league commentator Dave Woods will be joined by Matt Newsum, Sharon Shortle and one of Australia’s most recognisable voices, Andrew Voss. Mark Wilson and Andy Stevenson complete the commentary line-up.

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