Collingwood AFL Live Streaming and Free to Air TV Guide

Collingwood Magpies

The Collingwood Football Club, otherwise known as the Magpies or simply just the Pies, are one of football’s oldest teams having been established in 1892. They were one of the core teams that made up the VFA and then later the VFL. The Magpies have won fifteen premierships and hold several Grand Final records. They have taken part in a league-record 44 Grand Final games, with the unfortunate record of most losses (27). With their last premiership coming in 2010, they made the finals every year between 2013-2018, but have slid down the ladder since.

With the team’s huge legacy of greats, the current Collingwood Magpies side is no exception. The immediate players that come to mind are future hall of famers Scott Pendlebury, Steele Sidebottom and Brody Grundy. There are big names in the prime of their career at Collingwood like Jack Crisp, Brody Mihocek, Josh Daicos, Jordan De Goey and Taylor Adams. The Pies still have a long way to go with their current performance, but they also have the roster to do it.

2021 Collingwood Preview

Currently filling the gigantic shoes of Brownlow and Norm Smith medallist Nathan Buckley as an interim coach, two-time Brownlow medallist Robert Harvey will act as caretaker for the club pending good results, with a 2021 AFL final series not looking likely. The club has not been a favourite this year and have had their fair share of distractions with the resignation of both the club president and the head coach.

Currently sitting quite low on the AFL ladder. Their losses currently come against finals contenders like Port Adelaide, Brisbane Lions and the Western Bulldogs, by some pretty fine margins at that. In the case of Port and Brisbane, the losses were both by a single point. The Magpies have a tight run home with more of the same in finals contenders and mid-tier sides, but if their wins over the Melbourne Demons and the Richmond Tigers tell us anything, it’s that we can never be too sure.

These slight moments of hope can be owed to the club’s list of unrelenting players. The Pies roster has some big talent like Jack Crisp and Taylor Adams who are often leading the team in touches. Sadly, it seems the year has been written off for Collingwood but when the dust settles, next year may be a very interesting season indeed.

Collingwood TV Rights and 2021 Broadcast Guide

Fortunately, there are several options for watching the Collingwood live in Australia, including the Seven Network, Foxtel, Foxtel from Telstra and Kayo Sports. Seven is the official AFL free to air broadcaster and will show only selected Saints matches live during the 2021 season across Seven and 7mate. Seven’s TV coverage is headed by Hamish McLachlan, Brian Taylor and James Brayshaw, alongside some new recruits in the shape of retired stars Luke Hodge and Jobe Watson, and the returning Daisy Pearce. Seven also offers a range of programming dedicated to AFL such as The Front Bar, Talking Footy and Armchair Experts. 

For comparison and as shown in the TV schedule below, Foxtel, Foxtel from Telstra, and Kayo Sports will televise all 22 Collingwood games during the 2021 AFL season. That’s every Saints match before the finals shown live on their dedicated Fox Footy channel.

As well as these live matches and the option to watch replays at a later time, Foxtel, Foxtel from Telstra and Kayo Sports will also have a wide range of AFL programming that includes AFL 360, AFL Tonight and a new look Bounce. There will also be some familiar faces in the studio this season with live games fronted by Eddie McGuire and Sarah Jones. Match commentary will be made up of a team of former stars including Ben Dixon, Gerard Healy and Dermott Brereton.

What time is the Magpies game today on TV? (Sydney time)

Check out all the upcoming AFL fixtures including Collingwood games today, as well as the providers who will show games live.

GameDate / TimeChannel
Port Adelaide vs CollingwoodLIVE: Fri, 23 July – 7.10pmSeven / Foxtel / Kayo
Collingwood vs West Coast EaglesLIVE: Sun, 01 Aug – 2.10pmFoxtel / Kayo

*Fixtures shown as Sydney time, adjust for regional differences. The Magpies free to air matches on Channel 7 do not offer full TV replays and are limited by the AFL broadcast agreement.

How to watch Collingwood live online

If you enjoy AFL action then Fox Footy (Foxtel/Kayo) is the channel for you, televising every AFL game from every round Live and in HD before the Grand Final. This includes the matches not available on Free to Air TV and replays of the games you missed.

Stream the Collingwood Magpies Live and FREE with Kayo Sports

You can watch the Magpies with Kayo Sports, which has a 14 day free trial for new customers. With the Kayo trial, you will have access to these same AFL broadcasts as Fox Footy so you can stream all Collingwood Magpies games live using eligible mobile devices (Grand Final excluded). Kayo Sports doesn’t have a lock-in contract or equipment fees, which means you can cancel anytime if you’re no longer using it.

For fans who want to catch up on the action, Kayo Minis provide a 10-20-minute recap after play has concluded. Other Kayo features include Interactive Graphics, SplitView, No Spoilers and Key Moments, which provide highlights throughout the matches in real-time.

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Watch Collingwood with Foxtel

Fox Footy can be accessed via Foxtel and Foxtel Now. To watch on Foxtel with a Standard or HD TV, you have several choices, including subscribing to the Foxtel Plus pack to access over 50 channels of entertainment, drama, lifestyle, docos, reality and more. 

You also have the option to watch the Pies online using Foxtel Now, which currently comes with a 10 day free trial. This option also includes the ability to stream AFL using the Foxtel Go app. Fox Footy comes as part of the Foxtel Now Sports Pack ($29 per month) which can only be purchased on top of an Essentials Pack ($25 per month) after your free trial.

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Stream Collingwood Pies games with Telstra

Telstra customers can get great deals for watching the Collingwood Magpies on both Kayo Sports and Foxtel Now. With the Telstra Kayo Offer, you can get a $10 per month reduction on Basic ($15/month) and Premium ($25/month) plans. The Foxtel Now Telstra offer gives you the first month for free, meaning you will only need to pay for the sports pack ($29) on top. Both of these options come as part of a 12-month contract.

Cheapest way to watch sport on Kayo this season

The best offer for Kayo is on Telstra this season. As a Telstra customer, get $10 off per month your Kayo subscription (so that’s just $15/month)! Claim this before 31 May 2022.

Watch Collingwood on Channel 7

Selected games across the AFL season, including the Grand Final, are available to watch on free to air via Seven and their streaming platform, 7Mate. This is a great option if you are a neutral fan, but not ideal if you want to watch every Pies game from every round.

Channel 7 vs Foxtel TV Fixtures

While the Channel Seven television coverage is limited to four contests per week, Fox Footy (Foxtel/Kayo) will televise every match in every Round Live, before the Grand Final, with five exclusive games each week and the option to stream the AFL live online.

Day / Time / Event Channel
Thursday Night Ch. 7 and Foxtel
Friday Night Ch. 7 and Foxtel
Saturday Afternoon Game 1 Ch. 7 and Foxtel
Saturday Afternoon Game 2 Foxtel
Saturday Evening Foxtel
Saturday Night Game 1 Ch. 7 and Foxtel
Saturday Night Game 2 Foxtel
Sunday Afternoon Game 1 Foxtel
Sunday Afternoon Game 2 Ch. 7 and Foxtel
Sunday Evening Foxtel
Monday & Public Holidays Ch. 7 and Foxtel

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