New Zealand Rugby World Cup Live Streaming and 2019 TV Fixtures


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After winning in 2011 and 2015, the 2019 Rugby World Cup presents an opportunity for the All Blacks to become the first team in history to win three tournaments in a row, and you won’t have to miss a minute of the action when you watch on TV or stream all the matches live to an eligible device.

Rugby World Cup 2019 TV Preview: New Zealand

The All Blacks have been the best team in the world for a long time and at this event it’s no different, with the Kiwis national side heading in as favourites to win the tournament. They have won the past two Rugby World Cup’s, in 2011 and 2015, and though they have undergone significant changes in recent years with the departures of the likes of Richie McCaw and Dan Carter they have done well to consistently bring in fresh talent and remain the dominant side in world rugby.

In the lead up to the 2019 World Cup of Rugby, however, they did show some weaknesses which their opponents will be looking to exploit. Though they didn’t play their best team, their failure to win the recent Rugby Championship was hugely disappointing for their fandom, and a crucial error in a big-game situation by star Beauden Barrett had many questioning his ability to perform under pressure. Despite the question marks, they still boast an abundance of both talent and experience. If they play near their best, it will be extremely difficult to beat New Zealand in the World Cup.

All Blacks in the Rugby World Cup 2019 on Live TV (Sydney time)

Match Cancellation notice: Due to Typhoon Hagibis, World Rugby have announced that the Saturday 12 October matches involving New Zealand vs Ireland and England vs France have been cancelled for public and team safety. At this time all other matches will be played as scheduled, should anything change this notice will be updated.

DateMatchTimeChannel
Saturday 21 SeptemberNew Zealand v South Africa7.45pmFoxtel / Kayo
Wednesday 2 OctoberNew Zealand v Canada8.15pmFoxtel / Kayo
Sunday 6 OctoberNew Zealand v Namibia3.45pmFoxtel / Kayo
Saturday 12 OctoberNew Zealand v Italy3.45pm Cancelled due to Typhoon

Shown as Sydney time and televised via Fox Sports (Foxtel/Kayo), adjust for regional differences. Note that Sydney observes AEST until October 6, after which the time will change to AEDT. Per broadcasting agreement the NZ All Blacks free to air TV coverage in Australia is limited. See complete list for all 48 Rugby World Cup TV fixtures below page.

Watch or Stream the All Blacks Live and Free

While the Ten Network is the official Rugby World Cup 2019 free to air provider in Australia, their coverage is limited to matches involving the Australian national team, select quarter-finals, as well as the semi-finals and final, which means they will not be televising New Zealand contests during Group play. However, Fox Sports (Foxtel/Kayo) will be broadcasting every match LIVE, in HD, with no ad-breaks during play until a champion is crowned. This includes every contest during Group play and the option to watch the All Blacks online.

So if you’re a resident of Australia you may wish to check out Kayo Sports which have a 14 day free trial and will televise this very same Rugby World Cup 2019 action LIVE via the Fox Sports channels. Kayo offers the convenience of live streaming the NZ All Blacks matches with eligible mobile devices and browsers, including select PC’s and Macs, iOS and Android phones and tablets, Apple and Telstra TV, the Google Chromecast, as well as Safari, Firefox, Chrome and Microsoft Edge, with new apps and platforms arriving soon. Kayo also offers compact (about 20 minutes) Rugby World Cup 2019 on demand ‘Minis’, which are condensed match replays, so you can conveniently catch-up on those late night finishes you may have missed.*

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All Blacks Match Previews

The All Blacks’ most difficult test of the Group Stage will come in their opening game, when they face South Africa on Saturday, the 21st of September. Kicking off at prime time on the East Coast of Australia, the match could easily decide who finishes on top of Pool B, with both sides capable of going through the rest of the Group Stage undefeated. The last time these two sides met was at the Rugby Championship where they played out a 16-16 draw, and though New Zealand will head in favourites, the All Blacks vs South Africa match should decide who finishes at the top the Pool.

After games against Namibia and Canada, which they will be expected to win comfortably, the All Blacks end their Group Stage with a match against the only team likely to challenge them and South Africa for a spot in Pool B’s top two; Italy. The Italians have struggled during World Cup’s throughout this century, finishing third in their group at the last four tournaments, and though it seems highly probable that the same outcome will occur this year they are more than capable of causing an upset. Most likely that would come against South Africa rather than the Kiwis, but if the New Zealand vs Italy game could be closer than many expect.

Rugby World Cup Live Aussie TV: Full Schedule

Shown as Sydney time, adjust for regional differences. Due to licensing agreement the Rugby World Cup coverage on channel Ten is limited to matches involving the Australian national team, select quarter-finals, as well as the semi-finals and finals:

DateMatchTimeChannel
Friday 20 SeptemberJapan v Russia8.45pm Foxtel / Kayo
Saturday 21 SeptemberAustralia v Fiji2.45pmTen / Foxtel / Kayo
Saturday 21 SeptemberFrance v Argentina 5.15pmFoxtel / Kayo
Saturday 21 SeptemberNew Zealand v South Africa7.45pmFoxtel / Kayo
Sunday 22 SeptemberItaly v Namibia3.15pmFoxtel / Kayo
Sunday 22 SeptemberIreland v Scotland5.45pmFoxtel / Kayo
Sunday 22 SeptemberEngland v Tonga8.15pmFoxtel / Kayo
Monday 23 SeptemberWales v Georgia8.15pmFoxtel / Kayo
Tuesday 24 SeptemberRussia v Samoa 8.15pmFoxtel / Kayo
Wednesday 25 SeptemberFiji v Uruguay 3.15pmFoxtel / Kayo
Thursday 26 SeptemberItaly v Canada 5.45pmFoxtel / Kayo
Thursday 26 SeptemberEngland v USA8.45pmFoxtel / Kayo
Saturday 28 SeptemberArgentina v Tonga 2.45pm Foxtel / Kayo
Saturday 28 SeptemberJapan v Ireland5.15pmFoxtel / Kayo
Saturday 28 SeptemberSouth Africa v Namibia7.45pmFoxtel / Kayo
Sunday 29 SeptemberGeorgia v Uruguay 3.15pmFoxtel / Kayo
Sunday 29 SeptemberAustralia v Wales5.45pm Ten / Foxtel / Kayo
Monday 30 SeptemberScotland v Samoa8.15pmFoxtel / Kayo
Wednesday 2 OctoberFrance v USA5.45pmFoxtel / Kayo
Wednesday 2 OctoberNew Zealand v Canada8.15pmFoxtel / Kayo
Thursday 3 OctoberGeorgia v Fiji3.15pmFoxtel / Kayo
Thursday 3 OctoberIreland v Russia8.15pmFoxtel / Kayo
Friday 4 OctoberSouth Africa v Italy7.45pmFoxtel / Kayo
Saturday 5 OctoberAustralia v Uruguay3.15pm Ten / Foxtel / Kayo
Saturday 5 OctoberEngland v Argentina6.00pmFoxtel / Kayo
Saturday 5 OctoberJapan v Samoa8.30pmFoxtel / Kayo
Sunday 6 OctoberNew Zealand v Namibia3.45pmFoxtel / Kayo
Sunday 6 OctoberFrance v Tonga6.45pmFoxtel / Kayo
Tuesday 8 OctoberSouth Africa v Canada9.15pmFoxtel / Kayo
Wednesday 9 OctoberArgentina v USA3.45pmFoxtel / Kayo
Wednesday 9 OctoberScotland v Russia 6.15pmFoxtel / Kayo
Wednesday 9 OctoberWales v Fiji8.45pmFoxtel / Kayo
Friday 11 OctoberAustralia v Georgia9.15pmTen / Foxtel / Kayo
Saturday 12 OctoberNew Zealand v Italy 3.45pm  Cancelled due to Typhoon
Saturday 12 OctoberEngland v France7.15pm Cancelled due to Typhoon
Saturday 12 OctoberIreland v Samoa9.45pmFoxtel / Kayo
Sunday 13 OctoberNamibia v Canada2.15pmFoxtel / Kayo
Sunday 13 OctoberUSA v Tonga4.45pmFoxtel / Kayo
Sunday 13 OctoberWales v Uruguay7.15pmFoxtel / Kayo
Sunday 13 OctoberJapan v Scotland9.45pmFoxtel / Kayo

Quarter-finals

Date Time Event Channel
Saturday, Oct 19 6:15 PM Winner Pool C vs Runner up Pool D Foxtel / Kayo*
Saturday, Oct 19 9:15 PM Winner Pool B vs Runner up Pool A Foxtel / Kayo*
Sunday, Oct 20 6:15 PM Winner Pool D vs Runner up Pool C Foxtel / Kayo*
Sunday, Oct 20 9:15 PM Winner Pool A vs Runner up Pool B Foxtel / Kayo*

*The Ten Network, the official Rugby World Cup free to air provider in Australia, which includes channel 10, 10 BOLD and 10 Play have the rights to stream two of the four quarter-finals. The dates of these matches have not yet been confirmed, but one of them would be the Wallabies’ game should they make it to Quarter-finals as expected.

Semi-finals

Date Time Event Channel
Saturday, Oct 26 7:00 PM Winner QF 1 vs Winner QF 2 Foxtel / Kayo / Ten
Sunday, Oct 27 8:00 PM Winner QF 3 vs Winner QF 4 Foxtel / Kayo / Ten

Third-placed playoff

Date Time Event Channel
Friday, Nov 1 8:00 PM Loser SF 1 vs Loser SF 2 Foxtel / Kayo / Ten

Final

Date Time Event Channel
Saturday, Nov 2 8:00 PM Winner SF 1 vs Winner SF 2 Foxtel / Kayo / Ten

All Blacks Rugby World Cup Stats

Total Record44 win / 5 def (89% win)
Biggest Win145 – 17 (Japan 1995)
Biggest Defeat22 – 10 (Australia 2003)
All time leading points scorerDan Carter (191)
Most points in a matchSimon Culhane (45)
Most capsRichie McCaw (22)

*Kayo requires internet & compatible device. Data charges apply. Australia only.

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