"Seven has also been appointed to undertake the host broadcast for international television of all games played in Australia in the Rugby League World Cup 2017.
"Seven’s partnership with the Rugby League World Cup follows Seven’s successful broadcast of the sport’s pinnacle event in 2013.
"Today’s agreement also confirms Seven’s commitment to bringing major events to all Australians.
Seven West's Kurt Burnette said they were stoked to be calling the rugby league.
"The partnership with the Rugby League World Cup will see us not only create the global television coverage but also undertake the most far-reaching and expansive coverage of the Cup across television and connected devices," he said.
"We are looking forward to being a partner with the Rugby League World Cup. It will be a remarkable event. And broadcast live in our primetime."