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This Week on Stan Sport; World Rally Championship, Japan Rugby League One

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Motorsport has arrived at Stan Sport with the opening round of the World Rally Championship beginning this weekend with ad-free, live and on demand coverage of the Rallye Monte Carlo.

Japan Rugby League One continues this weekend on Stan Sport with two matches to enjoy from Week 3 this Saturday with Israel Folau, Liam Gill, Aaron Cruden and Bernard Foley all likely to be in action.

ROUND 1: RALLYE MONTE-CARLO
FRIDAY 21 JANUARY
LIVE ONLY ON STAN SPORT FROM 6:00AM AEDT

SATURDAY 22 JANUARY
LIVE ONLY ON STAN SPORT FROM 8:00PM AEDT

SUNDAY 23 JANUARY
LIVE ONLY ON STAN SPORT FROM 8:00PM AEDT

The iconic Rallye Monte-Carlo will usher in a green new era for the World Rally Championship as hybrid-powered cars make their debut.

The new cars will still pack a punch, rising above 500 horsepower in the French Alps as two Monte masters return to renew their rivalry.

Sebastien Ogier, who clinched his eighth crown last year before stepping back to a part-programme, goes head-to-head with fellow Frenchman and arch-rival Sebastien Loeb, whose nine titles make him the sport’s most successful driver. Ogier has eight Monte victories compared to Loeb’s seven.

WEEK 3

SHINING ARCS TOKYO-BAY URAYSU V GREEN ROCKETS TOKATSU
SATURDAY 22 JANUARY
LIVE ONLY ON STAN SPORT FROM 4:25PM AEDT

Australian rugby fans will see some familiar faces in the coaches box for this fascinating round three clash.

Shining Arcs are coached by former Waratahs mentor Rob Penney while the Green Rockets have ex-Wallabies boss Michael Cheika as their director of rugby, and former Sydney University coach Rob Taylor also at the helm.

The Green Rockets are in search of their first win after losing their opening match and having their second fixture cancelled due to COVID-19.

KOBELCO KOBE STEELERS V KUBOTA FUNABASHI TOKYO BAY SPEARS
SATURDAY 22 JANUARY
LIVE ONLY ON STAN SPORT FROM 4:25PM AEDT

This match pits the winless Steelers against the unbeaten Spears at the first class Noevir Stadium in Kobe. The Steelers have former All Blacks star Aaron Cruden running the cutter while the Spears roster boasts plenty of star power in Bernard Foley, Malcolm Marx and Ryan Crotty.