What channel is AFL on live to watch?


AFL 2021

AFL games are available to watch live via several providers in Australia. To make things a little easier, here we will show you which games will be played today and how to watch them. Regardless of which team you follow, there is a way to watch and stream every minute of every game across the 2021 AFL Premiership season.

Find out what channel is AFL on today

Channel 7 has the free to air broadcast rights for AFL in Australia from 2017 up until 2022, showing three live games per week including the Grand Final in September. Fox Sports (Foxtel and kayo Sports) is the subscription TV rights or holder for every game from every match of the AFL season (excluding the Grand Final) until 2024.

What time is the AFL on channel 7 today?

Seven is the official free to air broadcaster in Australia to watch and stream AFL. They show three selected games per round across the season. Seven is also the exclusive Australian broadcaster rights holder for the AFL Grand Final Live. If you have access to Freeview you can watch AFL with Seven on any TV in Australia. If you would like to watch Seven online, simply download the 7Plus app.

Watch AFL on Kayo vs Foxtel

This week for Round 19, there are some mouthwatering fixtures. If you missed any of these games you can catch replays On Demand with both Foxtel and Kayo Sports.

DateEventTimeChannel
Fri, Aug 6Geelong Cats vs GWS GiantsLIVE: 7.50pmSeven / Foxtel / Kayo
Sat, Aug 7Carlton vs Gold Coast SunsLIVE: 1.45pmFoxtel / Kayo
Sat, Aug 7Richmond vs North MelbourneLIVE: 4.35pmFoxtel / Kayo
Sat, Aug 7Adelaide Crows vs Port AdelaideLIVE: 7.40pmFoxtel / Kayo
Sat, Aug 7St Kilda vs Sydney SwansLIVE: 7.40pmFoxtel / Kayo
Sun, Aug 8Hawthorn vs CollingwoodLIVE: 2.10pmFoxtel / Kayo
Sun, Aug 8Western Bulldogs vs EssendonLIVE: 3.20pmSeven / Foxtel / Kayo
Sun, Aug 8Fremantle vs Brisbane LionsLIVE: 5.10pmFoxtel / Kayo
Mon, Aug 9West Coast Eagles vs MelbourneLIVE: 8.10pmSeven / Foxtel / Kayo

How to live stream AFL on Fox Sports and free to air

With the options below, you can guarantee access to the best games across the season from the opening round to the Grand Final. Whether you want to stream selected games on free to air, or take advantage of a free trial offer to watch an entire weekend of AFL, all the info you need is here.

Stream AFL Game Today with Kayo Sports

Kayo Sports is Australia’s number one sports streaming service thanks to 14 dedicated channels including Fox Footy, ESPN and beIN. With a Kayo Sports subscription, you get access to every AFL match from every round (excluding the Grand Final) Live and On Demand. You can try out the service with a Kayo Free Trial offer. There are two types of subscription thereafter – The Basic Plan ($25 per month, stream on two devices at once) and The Premium Plan ($35 per month stream on three devices at once). Both options allow you to stream AFL Live in HD on a wide range of devices via the Kayo app.

Sign up to Kayo’s free 14 day trial offer

Watch Live NRL, AFL, Supercars, F1, MotoGP and more action with Kayo Sports now. Stream it all for free with 14 day free trial offer today!

Watch AFL Games on Foxtel Now

If you like the idea of getting AFL game access via Foxtel without the need for installation and set up fees, then Foxtel Now is a great choice. You can watch Foxtel Now initially with a 10 day free trial which includes the Fox Footy channel. Thereafter you will need to purchase the Essentials Base Pack ($25 per month) and add the Sports Pack ($29 per month). This will then give you the option to watch AFL football as well as over 50 other live sports.

Foxtel Now

Stream TV Shows, Movies and Sports – Live and On Demand

Watch sport and entertainment with a Foxtel Now’s 10 day free trial. Access TV entertainment for only $25 /month, or add sport for a further $29/month after your trial is over!

Watch AFL with Kayo Telstra

Telstra customers can get great deals for watching AFL games 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 channel 7 AFL live streaming

If you don’t want to sign up for a sports streaming TV subscription, then your best option is channel 7. Their streaming app,7 Plus, allows you to watch the AFL live at home or one the move, or simply later on-demand at a more convenient time.

Current AFL Ladder 2021

The race for finals places is heating up. Check out the latest AFL ladder below to see exactly who is leading the charge for a place at the MCG in September. This ladder will be updated after each round of games.

PositionTeamPoints
1Western Bulldogs60
2Geelong60
3Melbourne58
4Port Adelaide56
5Swans52
6Lions48
7West Coast Eagles40
8Fremantle36
9Giants34
10Essendon32
11Richmond32
12Carlton32
13St Kilda32
14Collingwood24
15Gold Coast Suns24
16Crows24
17Hawthorn22
18North Melbourne Kangaroos18

Check out your favourite AFL team

If you have a specific team you enjoy following in AFL, delve a little deeper into their latest fixtures and news via our dedicated team pages.

Streaming devices for watching AFL

Here are some of the best devices to use when streaming sport on your home TV or mobile device.

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