The new season of the AFL Women’s League is now underway, with 14 teams battling out for a place in April’s Grand Final. Using the information in this guide you will be able to watch every home-and-away match, including the Grand Final, Live and On Demand.
AFLW 2021 TV Coverage Guide
The 2021 edition of the AFLW has seen the arrival of four new teams; the AFLW Richmond Tigers, the Gold Coast Suns, the St. Kilda Saints and the West Coast Eagles. The fourteen-team competition will be split into two conferences as it was last year, with two of the new teams added to each conference.
Every team will play the other six teams in their conference as well as two teams from the other conference for a total of eight home-and-away matches. with each team playing four matches against their conference rivals and three cross-conference fixtures.
This gives a total of 56 matches in the regular season to go along with five more in the finals, with the 61 total matches to be played throughout the season making this by far the biggest season in AFLW history. The Women’s AFL season will conclude with the Grand Final on Sunday, 18th April, when the top two teams play for the fourth-ever AFLW championship.
Don’t Forget the Men’s AFL
The women’s league will coincide with the annual Men’s 2021 AFL pre-season, the Community Series, formerly known as the Challenge, which will run from February 18 to March 7, LIVE on Fox Footy and likewise available on Kayo Sports. Fans will be treated to unprecedented pre-season coverage, with Fox Footy and Kayo Sports delivering 18 matches across February and March – live and exclusive.
The pre-season action will be immediately followed by the live airing of the 2021 AFL premiership season, which kicks off on Thursday, the 18th of March, with every match in every round broadcast on Live Foxtel and Kayo Sports.
Watch the AFLW on 7 or 7Mate
The free-to-air AFLW 2021 broadcaster will once again be Channel Seven, and as shown in the schedule below, the network will air three games nationally per week live, including all the non-Victorian clubs’ matches into their respective local markets. Network Seven will also offer a limited number of matches across the free 7Mate online app, while the Pay-TV AFL Women’s League rights belong to Foxtel, and will be televised on the Fox Footy channel, as well as the Kayo Sports streaming service which is currently offering a 14 day free trial.
Watch or Stream the AFLW Free
If you are looking for Women’s AFL action then Foxtel and Kayo Sports are the place for you, with every game of every round of both the men’s and women’s 2021 Premiership season’s shown live, in HD and ad-break free, through a combination of Fox Sports Australia and Fox Footy, their dedicated AFL channel.
If you’re a resident of Australia you may wish to check out the 14 day Kayo Sports free trial which has no lock-in contract and will stream both the Men’s and Women’s footy action LIVE. With Kayo you can watch the AFL Women online from the comfort of home, or if you’re out and about you can stream the AFLW live to a variety of platforms. Compatible devices include select PC and Macs, iOS and Android phones and tablets, Apple and Telstra TV, Google Chromecast, as well as Safari, Firefox, Chrome and Microsoft Edge.
Stream the AFLW Live – 14 Day Free trial
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2021 AFL Women’s LIVE TV Fixtures (Sydney time)
|Fri, Mar 12||Suns v Richmons||LIVE: 7.40pm||Foxtel / Kayo|
|Sat, Mar 13||St Kilda v GWS||LIVE: 3.10am||Foxtel / Kayo|
|Sat, Mar 13||Kangaroos v Bulldogs||LIVE: 5.10pm||Foxtel / Kayo|
|Sat, Mar 13||Melbourne v Adelaide||LIVE: 7.10pm||Foxtel / Kayo / Seven|
|Sun, Mar 14||Carlton v Freemantle||LIVE: 12.40pm||Foxtel / Kayo / Seven|
|Sun, Mar 14||Lions v Collingwood||LIVE: 2.40pm||Foxtel / Kayo / Seven|
|Sun, Mar 14||Eagles vGeelong||LIVE: 4.40pm||Foxtel / Kayo|
Per broadcasting agreement, there will be 29 games of the AFLW on free-to-air in Australia – a total of 24 matches during the premiership season as well as the five finals.