Played around the world, the game of rugby is a popular sport to catch live or from the comfort of your living room couch. With plenty of competitions to keep you entertained all year round, rugby fans are almost spoilt for choice on which league they tune into. But just where exactly can you catch the latest action from both the Super Rugby competition, as well as overseas leagues? Canstar Blue checks out just where to turn to for all the highlights, as well as how much it’ll cost you.
Super Rugby on Kayo
With both live coverage and replays available for every match of the Super Rugby season, Aussie sports fans have plenty to be excited about with Kayo. In addition to the regular season, Kayo also offers every match of the Six Nations Tournament, Bledisloe Cup, as well as the Women’s Super W league.
If you can’t get enough of your rugby, Kayo also has coverage for the Rugby Sevens tournament, with NRL and AFL action additionally available if ball sports are your thing.
- Kayo subscriptions start from $25 per month, with a 14-day free trial.
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Super Rugby on Foxtel
Offering live coverage for every game of the Super Rugby season, Foxtel also delivers live coverage of the World Rugby Seven series, as well as international Wallabies’ tests, including the Bledisloe Cup against the All Blacks. Foxtel coverage also includes European rugby seasons, such as the Six Nations, French Top 14 and English Premiership Rugby.
In addition to the game coverage, Foxtel offers plenty of commentary and analysis, which you can tune into either through Foxtel Now or while you’re on the go with the Foxtel App. If you’re after a change of speed, Foxtel also offers the NRL season for all types of footy fans.
- Foxtel’s Sport Pack starts from $29 per month, but can be bundled with other packs if you want a break from sports.
While you might not be able to tune into the Super Rugby, if European rugby is more your cup of tea, then RugbyPass may be worth looking into. With coverage of every game of the Guinness Pro14, Heineken Cup and selected games of the Challenge Cup, RugbyPass is available for streaming via AppleTV and Chromecast, with an app available through Google Play and the App Store.
RugbyPass can be purchased either as a weekly (US$4.99) or annual (US$49.99) pass, giving an option for both the casual rugby viewer and diehard fan, with each plan also including news, analysis, highlights and documentaries as part of the coverage.
- Sign-up to RugbyPass is available via its website, or the app.
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