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How to watch Highlanders vs Blues Super Rugby 2023: When does it start, Live streams and schedule

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You are currently looking Highlanders vs Blues live stream 2023 Super Rugby Pacific online in HD. It is possible to watch Blues Rugby games online or on TV without an expensive Cable TV package. The Super Rugby will begin a new Pacific competition in 2023, which includes teams from New Zealand, Australia and Pacific Island nations.

The Blues is a New Zealand professional rugby union team based in Auckland, New Zealand who play in the Super Rugby competition. Like New Zealand’s four other Super Rugby teams, the Blues were established by the NZRU in 1996.

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Blues Super Rugby Live Stream

Game Blues vs Highlanders | CRU v HIG
Venue Forsyth Barr Stadium
Date & time 25 February 2023
Television SKY Sports & Foxtel Now
Streaming WATCH HERE

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When does Super Rugby Pacific 2023 start?

The Super Rugby Pacific competition was due to begin on February 18 2023 with a match between Moana Pasifika and Auckland Blues. However, seven positive cases that were discovered in the Moana Pasifika squad a week out from the season’s start have forced the opening match to be postponed.

The regular season is scheduled to end on May 29, 2023, with the final to be played on June 18, 2023.

How to watch Blues Super Rugby Pacific 2023

Blues Super Rugby games will be available to watch live on Stan.

Every match. Ad-Free / Kicks off on Air

The weekly Saturday night match will be simulcast live free-to-air on the Nine Network.

Best Streaming options to Watch Super Rugby Pacific 2023: When does it start, how to watch

Who are the teams in Super Rugby Pacific 2023?

Twelve teams are taking part in the new competition with all sides put in one pool, rather than split into different geographic conferences.

The clubs for 2023 are:

  • Western Force
  • Queensland Reds
  • NSW Waratahs
  • Moana Pasifika
  • Rebels
  • Hurricanes
  • Highlanders
  • Fijian Drua
  • Crusaders
  • Chiefs
  • Brumbies
  • Blues

Blues Super Rugby Pacific Schedule

Date Team Venue
27 February 2022 Hurricanes v Blues Eden Park, Auckland
05 March 2022 Blues v Chiefs Eden Park, Auckland
11 March 2022 Highlanders v Blues Semenoff Stadium, Whangarei
20 March 2022 Crusaders v Blues Orangetheory Stadium, Christchurch
26 March 2022 Blues v Highlanders Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin
02 April 2022 Blues v Moana Pasifika  Eden Park, Auckland
09 April 2022 Blues v Chiefs  FMG Stadium Waikato, Hamilton
23 April 2022 Fijian Drua v Blues AAMI Park, Melbourne
30 April 2022 Blues v Western Force HBF Park, Perth
6 May 2022 Blues v Melbourne Rebels Eden Park, Auckland
14 May 2022 Queensland Reds v Blues Eden Park, Auckland
21 May 2022 Blues v Brumbies GIO Stadium, Canberra
28 May 2022 NSW Waratahs v Blues Leichhardt Oval
8 June 2022 Blues Semi Final
8 June 2022 Blues Super Rugby Final

How to watch Super Rugby Pacific from the UK & Ireland

There is no broadcasting deal in place in the UK or Ireland, so SANZAAR’s new streaming platform is the place to go.

A season pass that will allow you to watch all 91 matches during the tournament costs £49.99.

  • Sign up to superrugbywatch.com

Later in the year, a season pass for the Rugby Championship, which involves Argentina, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa, will be available too.


How to watch Super Rugby Pacific from Europe

superrugbywatch.com is again the place to go to watch the tournament for those in Europe, except those that live in France.

In France, Canal+ has the rights to show Super Rugby Pacific matches.


How to watch Super Rugby Pacific from Australia

For those in Australia, all Super Rugby Pacific matches can be streamed live on Stan Sports while Saturday night matches (Australia time) will also be televised free-to-air on the Nine Network.

It costs $10 a month to add Stan Sport to your general Stan plan – and there is also a seven-day free trial available so you can test it out first.

How to watch Super Rugby Pacific from the Pacific Islands

In Fiji, FBC and Sky Pacific show Super Rugby Pacific matches while in the rest of the Pacific Islands Digicel is the rights-holding broadcaster.

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