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Watch live rugby streams online with a VPN

Updated: October 29, 2020
Watch live rugby streams online with a VPN

Watch the Six Nations – Super Saturday live online

Price: Free (BBC Sport and ITV), 5 USD/month and up (Peacock and other cord-cutting services)

Channels: NBCSN, Peacock, BBC Sport, and ITV

BBC and ITV (in the UK) will broadcast the remainder of the 2020 Six Nations (Super Saturday) for free on October 31, 2020.

NBC holds broadcasting rights in the U.S. and all three games will be live on Peacock. The games will also air later the same day on NBCSN.

Match schedule (Eastern Time):

  • Wales vs. Scotland – 10:15 a.m. (Peacock and BBC Sport)
  • Italy vs. England – 12:45 p.m. (Peacock and ITV)
  • France vs. Ireland – 4:10 p.m. (Peacock and BBC Sport)

To watch the Six Nations Super Saturday:

  1. Get ExpressVPN.
  2. Connect to a server location in the UK (for BBC Sport and ITV) or the U.S. (NBC)
  3. Head to ITV or BBC iPlayer to watch the games for free. Alternatively, go to YouTube TV (65 USD/month), Sling TV Blue (30 USD/month), Hulu (55 USD/month), AT&T TV Now (55 USD/month), or Peacock Premium (5 USD/month and up). You may need a U.S. credit card or Paypal account.
  4. Sit back and enjoy!

Note: You may need to supply a valid UK postal code (e.g., WC1X 0AA) to watch the BBC and ITV streams. A U.S. credit/debit card is required to subscribe to Peacock, fuboTV, Sling TV, Hulu, or AT&T TV Now.

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), the BBC iPlayer app (on Android and iOS), the Peacock TV app (on Android and iOS), the YouTube TV app (on Android or iOS), the Sling TV app (on Android and iOS), the Hulu app (on Android or iOS), or the AT&T TV Now app on (Android or iOS).

Learn more about watching ITV, the BBC, Peacock TV, YouTube TV, Sling TV, fuboTV , Hulu, and AT&T TV Now 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 the 2020 Bledisloe Cup on Sky

Sky Sports in the UK will broadcast the Bledisloe Cup this year. The service is available to UK and Ireland residents only. You will need a UK or Ireland credit/debit card in order to subscribe.

To watch the Bledisloe Cup on Sky:

  1. Get ExpressVPN.
  2. Connect to a server location in the UK.
  3. Go to Sky Go.
  4. Enjoy the games!

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 your Android or iOS device.

Learn more about watching Sky Sports with ExpressVPN.

Watch the 2020 Americas Rugby Championship live stream online

The 2020 Americas Rugby Championship is broadcasted live via ESPN 3. You can watch the ESPN 3 stream via Sling TV, which offers a seven-day free trial.

To watch the championship live online:

  1. Get ExpressVPN.
  2. Connect to a server location in the U.S.
  3. Head to Sling TV (30 USD/month and up)
  4. Enjoy 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 the Sling TV app (on Android and iOS).

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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