Super Rugby Aotearoa is back, featuring arguably the best franchises and players in world rugby. The 2021 edition is set to take place across 10 action-packed round between February and May. Find out how to can watch and stream it all live right here.
Super Rugby Aotearoa TV Preview
Super Rugby Aotearoa is underway again with the Crusaders, Chiefs Hurricanes, Highlanders and Blues looking to take the bragging rights across the Tasman seas. Its’ the second year this format has been played and if last year’s competition was anything to go by we’re set for some explosive Rugby.
The Crusaders walked away with the innaugral title, pushed righ to the end by a Blues side including the now retired Dan Carter. Both of these sides go into this year as favourites, but anything can happen when these five sides face eachother.
The first rounds of Super Rugby Aotearoa got underway in February and will run through to May. After this tournament, all 10 franchises from NZ and AU will take part in Super Rugby Trans Tasman.
Where to Watch or Stream Super Rugby Aotearoa in Australia
Every game from the Super Rugby AU, Super Rugby Aotearoa and Super Rugby Trans-Tasman tournaments will be broadcast live and exclusive on Stan Sport. Stan sport costs as little as $10/month and is only available as an add-on alongside a standard Stan Subscription.
Stan’s new venture into International and Domestic Rugby is also backed up by a stellar commentary team that will appease both new and seasoned fans of the game. Roz Kelly and Nick McArdle will share presenting duties, with Sean Maloney and Andrew Swain calling the games. They will be assisted every week by former players including Tim Horan, Morgan Turinui, Drew Mitchell and All-Black legend Andrew Mehrtens.
Stream Super Rugby Aotearoa for Free
Even though you need a Stan subscription to be able to access Stan Sport, the latter does come with a 30 day free trial which is ideal for watching Super Rugby Aotearoa. If you’re not an existing customer, you can get both Stan and Stan Sport free for 30 days to see if it’s worth it in the long run.
Super Rugby Live TV Schedule
Every game of the 2021 Super Rugby Aotearoa will air exclusively on Stan Sport in Australia. There is only no Super Rugby Aotearoa available on free to air. Use this live TV schedule to catch upcoming games Live:
|Apr, 16||Highlanders vs Blues||LIVE: 5.05pm||Stan Sport|
|Apr 17||Chiefs vs Crusaders||LIVE: 5.05pm||Stan Sport|
|Apr 23||Chiefs vs Hurricanes||LIVE: 5.05pm||Stan Sport|
|Apr 24||Waratahs vs Rebels||LIVE: 7.45pm||Stan Sport|
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