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Watch live rugby streams online with a VPN

Updated: November 24, 2020
Watch live rugby streams online with a VPN

Stream the European Challenge Cup and European Champions Cup

Price:

  • Free (France TV)
  • 20 CAD/month, 5 USD/month (Peacock)
  • 150 CAD/year (DAZN Canada)

NBC holds broadcasting rights for the European Cups in the U.S. and will show the games live on Peacock. A seven-day free trial is available.

DAZN picked up broadcasting rights for the European Challenge Cup and the European Champions Cup in Canada, Japan, and most of Europe. A 30-day free trial is available for DAZN.

In France, the official broadcasters of the Cups are France TV and beIN Sports. France TV broadcasts are free, but the stream is in French and only select matches will be streamed live. Check the official schedule for more information.

To watch rugby live online:

  1. Get ExpressVPN.
  2. Connect to a server location in France (France TV), the U.S. (Peacock), or Canada (DAZN Canada).
  3. Head to France TV, Peacock Premium, or DAZN Canada.
  4. Enjoy the stream!

Note: You also may need to provide a valid local credit/debit card to subscribe to DAZN Canada or Peacock. If you don’t have a local bank account, you can subscribe via PayPal, Apple in-app purchase, or (pre-paid) gift card.

Watching on mobile? Fire up the Peacock TV app (on Android and iOS), the DAZN app (on Android and iOS) or the France TV app (on Android and iOS).

Learn more about watching Peacock, DAZN, and France TV with ExpressVPN.

Stream the 2020 Autumn Nations Cup live online

Price: Free (Channel 4) or 8 GBP/month (Amazon Prime Video UK)

Channel 4 and Amazon Prime Video UK will broadcast every 2020 Autumn Nations Cup game live. Games on Channel 4 are completely free. Amazon Prime UK offers a 30-day free trial. Check the official schedule for times.

To watch the 2020 Autumn Nations Cup live:

  1. Get ExpressVPN.
  2. Connect to a server location in the UK.
  3. Head to Channel 4 or Amazon Prime and sign up.
  4. You’re all set!

Note: You may need a UK credit/debit card to subscribe to Amazon Prime Video UK.

Watching on a computer? For the best streaming experience, use the ExpressVPN browser extension for ChromeFirefox, or Edge.

Watching on mobile? Fire up the All 4 app (on Android and iOS) or the Amazon Prime Video app (on Android and iOS).

Watch the 2020 Rugby Championship (Tri-Nations Series) live

The 2020 Rugby Championship is temporarily returned to its previous Tri-Nations format (involving Argentina, Australia, and New Zealand) and will take place between October 31 and December 5, 2020.

Sky Sports is the official broadcaster of the event in the UK. However, specialized equipment is required to watch the TV broadcasts. You will also need to provide a valid postal code and a UK/Ireland credit or debit card.

To watch the 2020 Rugby Championship live on Sky Go:

  1. Get ExpressVPN.
  2. Connect to a server location in the UK.
  3. Head to Sky Go and log in.
  4. Enjoy the stream!

Watching on a computer? For the best streaming experience, use the ExpressVPN browser extension for ChromeFirefox, or Edge.

Watching on mobile? Fire up the Sky Go app (on Android and iOS).

Learn more about watching Sky with ExpressVPN.

Stream Pro14 rugby live online

You can tune in to 2020-2021 Pro14 rugby live on ESPN+, which costs 6 USD/month. ESPN+ is also available in a bundle with Disney+ and Hulus on-demand service for 13 USD/month. The ESPN channel also provides live coverage of Pro14 rugby. Check the schedule closer to the events to know when to tune in. You can watch the ESPN stream using a variety of free trials.

DAZN Canada also provides live coverage of the 2020-2021 Pro14 rugby season. A 30-day free trial is available.

To watch Pro14 games live:

  1. Get ExpressVPN.
  2. Connect to a server location in the U.S (ESPN+, Sling TV, YouTube TV, Hulu, or AT&T TV Now) or Canada (DAZN).
  3. Head to ESPN+ (6 USD/month or 50 USD/year), YouTube TV (65 USD/month), Sling TV Orange (30 USD/month and up), Hulu (55 USD/month), AT&T TV Now (55 USD/month), Premier Sports (12 GBP/month and up), DAZN Canada (20 CAD/month or 150 CAD/year).
  4. Enjoy watching!

Watching on a computer? For the best streaming experience, use the ExpressVPN browser extension for ChromeFirefox, or Edge.

Watching on mobile? Fire up the ESPN app (on Android and iOS), the Sling TV app (on Android and iOS), the DAZN app (on Android and iOS), the YouTube TV app (on Android and iOS), the Hulu app (on Android and iOS), or the AT&T TV Now app (on Android and iOS).

Watch the 2020 Mitre 10 Cup season live online

You can tune in to the 2020 Mitre 10 Cup season live on ESPN+ for 6 USD/month. ESPN+ is also available in a bundle with Disney+ and Hulus on-demand service for 13 USD/month.

Living in the UK? Sky Sports is your best bet for catching live streams of the 2020 Mitre 10 Cup season. However, specialized equipment is required. You will also need to provide a valid postal code and a UK/Ireland credit or debit card.
If you’re traveling abroad and you already have an existing Sky subscription, you can access Sky Go with a VPN and get set up in a minute!

To watch the 2020 Mitre 10 Cup season live:

  1. Get ExpressVPN.
  2. Connect to a server location in the U.S (ESPN+) or the UK (Sky Go).
  3. Head to ESPN+ (6 USD/month or 50 USD/year) or Sky Go (22 GBP/month and up).
  4. Enjoy streaming rugby live!

Watching on a computer? For the best streaming experience, use the ExpressVPN browser extension for ChromeFirefox, or Edge.

Watching on mobile? Fire up the ESPN app (on Android and iOS), or the Sky Go app (on Android and iOS).

Stream 2021 Rugby World Cup qualifying games live online

Price: Free

ITV in the UK picked up broadcasting rights for the Six Nations Championship and Rugby world cup.

The best part? You can watch the broadcast for free!

  1. Get ExpressVPN.
  2. Connect to a server location in the UK.
  3. Sign up at ITV. You may need to supply a valid UK postal code (e.g., WC1X 0AA).
  4. Start watching for free!

Watching on a computer? For the best streaming experience, use the ExpressVPN browser extension for ChromeFirefox, or Edge.

Watching on mobile? Fire up the ITV Hub app (on Android and iOS).

Learn more about streaming ITV with ExpressVPN.

Watch U20 World Rugby and Women’s Rugby World Cup on YouTube

The World Rugby YouTube channel provides coverage of the World Rugby Under 20 Championship, World Rugby Under 20 Trophy, and Women’s Rugby World Cup. The stream will be free.

  1. Get ExpressVPN.
  2. Connect to a server location where YouTube is available.
  3. Go to the World Rugby YouTube channel.
  4. You’re all set!

Follow rugby on BBC Radio 5

BBC Radio 5 provides live audio commentary of the Six Nations Championship, Autumn Internationals, Premiership Rugby, and European Rugby Champions Cup matches. To listen with added security and privacy:

  1. Get ExpressVPN.
  2. Connect to a server location that’s nearest to you.
  3. Go to BBC Radio 5 Live.
  4. Enjoy the live commentary!

Listening on mobile? Fire up the BBC Radio 5 Live on your Android or iOS device.

2020 rugby event calendar

Here’s the 2020 rugby event calendar. Dates listed here may be subject to change.

DateEventLocation
August 9 2019 – December 31, 2020Rugby World Cup 2021 QualifiersVarious
Check the official World Rugby website for datesHSBC World Rugby Sevens SeriesVarious
September 11 – November 28, 2020Mitre 10 Cup seasonNew Zealand
October 31, 20202020 Six Nations (Remainder)Various
October 31 – December 5, 20202020 Rugby ChampionshipNew Zealand
December 12, 2020 – May 22, 20212020–21 European Rugby Champions Cup (Heineken Champions Cup)Various
December, 2020 – May, 20212020-21 European Rugby Challenge CupVarious
September 18 – October 16, 2021Women’s Rugby World CupNew Zealand

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