Super Rugby has gone through some major changes both in terms of how the competition looks and where games can be viewed on TV. With the first-ever Super Rugby Pacific competition now underway, here’s everything you need to know about how to watch every game live.
The Super Rugby season has seen some big fixtures in 2021. Once you’ve watched all the weekend’s games you may need some other events to get your sporting fix, so here are a few options that may be of interest.
Super Rugby fixtures
All Super Rugby live matches in 2022 will be available to watch via Nine and Stan Sport in Australia. There is only one full Super Rugby Pacific match available per round on free to air with Nine. Check out our free to air TV guide for full listings.
|Highlanders v Force||Fri, May 13th – 5.05pm||Stan Sport|
|Brumbies v Crusaders||Fri, May 13th – 7.45pm||Stan Sport|
|Fijian Drua v Moana Pasifika||Sat, May 14th – 2.35pm||Stan Sport|
|Blues v Reds||Sat, May 14th – 5.05pm||Nine / Stan|
|Waratahs v Hurricanes||Sat, May 14th – 7.45pm||Stan Sport|
|Rebels v Chiefs||Sun, May 15th – 2.00pm||Stan Sport|
Which streaming services will show Super Rugby Pacific?
Here is a list of the sports streaming services that will show Super Rugby Pacific games in Australia. Stan has become Australia’s key Rugby Network, now having the rights to Super Rugby, The Rugby Championship and the Six Nations. Free to air coverage on Super Rugby comes via Channel 9.
|Channel 9||Yes (1 game per round)|
Where to watch Super Rugby Pacific in Australia
The broadcast rights to Super Rugby in Australia during the 2022 season belong to Stan Sport and Channel 9, thanks to a deal with Rugby Australia. All 91 live rugby games will be available to watch live on Stan Sport, with one game per round (Saturday night game) also available via Channel 9.
Stan Sports Domestic Rugby coverage is also backed up by a stellar commentary team that will appease both new and seasoned fans of the game. Roz Kelly and Nick McArdle will share presenting duties, with Sean Maloney and Andrew Swain calling the games. They will be assisted every week by former players including Tim Horan, Morgan Turinui, Drew Mitchell and All-Black legend Andrew Mehrtens.
Stream Super Rugby live
You can watch Super Rugby games online with 9Now and the Stan Sport app. 9Now is free to all residents in Australia. Stan Sport can only be accessed if you have an existing Stan subscription, which starts from $10/month.
A further payment of $10 will be applied to watch Stan Sport, which means that the cheapest way to watch all Super Rugby games is $20/month. If you’re not sure whether or not you would like to commit to Stan Sport, you can try it all out with a 7 day free trial.