One of the most eagerly anticipated games of the AFL season so far is set to take place this weekend. Melbourne will take on the Western Bulldogs in a top of the table clash at the MCG this Saturday, with both teams looking for a place in the Grand Final at the same venue in September.
This all Victoria clash is a must-watch for AFL fans, and you can find out how to watch the game live right here.
Bulldogs vs Melbourne top of table clash
With only two points separating Melbourne Demons and the Western Bulldogs at the top of the AFL ladder, there is a lot riding on this weekend’s game. A win for either side could be a catalyst for a Grand Final push, with a loss potentially denting confidence going into the business end of the campaign.
When is Melbourne vs Bulldogs kick off?
The game will get underway from 7.25pm (AEST) at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Live coverage of the match can be accessed via Fox Sports (Foxtel, Foxtel Now, Kayo) and Channel Seven in Australia.
|Sat 24 July||Melbourne FC v Western Bulldogs||LIVE: 7.25pm||Foxtel / Kayo / Seven|
How to Stream Western Bulldogs vs Melbourne FC
There is an abundance of options when it comes to watching this top of the ladder clash whether you prefer free to air TV or sports streaming. Find out more about them below.
Watch Melbourne v Bulldogs with Kayo
Kayo Sports streaming service gives you access to 14 dedicated sports channels that include coverage of Melbourne v Western Bulldogs. This means that you can watch every round live or on demand. You can check the service out for free with the Kayo 14 Day Trial offer for good measure. Kayo Sports is available for $25 (Basic plan, stream on two devices) or $35 (Premium Plan, stream on three devices) thereafter.
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Watch Demons v Bulldogs with Foxtel
Foxtel Now streaming service also offers access to Melbourne v Bulldogs via their Sports Pack. That means that you get access to every game from every round, as well as everything else Fox Sports has to offer. The Foxtel Now 10 Day Trial offer is available to new customers. To get the Sports Pack ($29/month) you must first subscribe to the Essential Pack option ($25/month). This means that keeping the service after your trial will cost a total of $53 per month.
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Stream Melbourne v Bulldogs with Telstra
Telstra customers can get great deals for watching Bulldogs v Melbourne 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.
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Watch Melbourne v Bulldogs on Channel 7
You can also watch this top of the table encounter on free to air with Channel Seven in Australia. The game will be broadcast live on their main channel, with live streaming available via 7Plus.
Which providers will show Melbourne v Bulldogs
Here is the full list of providers that will show live and on demand coverage of the game.
|Provider||Demons v Bulldogs|
|Foxtel Now from Telstra||Yes|
|Kayo from Telstra||Yes|
Other AFL teams to watch after the game
Looking for another big game to watch after Bulldogs v Melbourne? Check out some of our dedicated team pages below and find out who is playing who?
Streaming devices for watching AFL
Here is a list of compatible devices you can use to stream AFL on Foxtel and Kayo Sports.
Devices supported on Kayo
– PC/Mac: Yes – MacOS 10.12+ (Chrome, Safari, Firefox) & Windows 10 (Chrome, Firefox, Edge); web browser only
– iOS/Android Phones/Tablets: Yes – Via native apps (iOS 11+ and Android 6+)
– Google Chromecast: Yes – Chromecast Ultra, 3rd Generation and Chromecast with Google TV for optimal streaming. SplitView not available
– Apple TV: Yes – tvOS 11+, 4th Generation or higher. Casting available to previous models
– Telstra TV: Yes – SplitView not available; Telstra TV1 limited to 720p.
– Android TV: Yes – Via
– Samsung Smart TVs: Yes – 2017 and later models. SplitView not available
– Hisense Smart TV: Select 2019 – 2021 models
– Playstation and Xbox: App in development – expected 2021
Devices supported on Foxtel/Foxtel Go
– PC/Mac: Yes – Web browser only (Chrome for PC; Chrome & Safari for Mac)
– iOS Mobile Devices: Yes – Via native app (iOS 9.3.5 or above)
– Android Mobile Devices: Yes – Via native app (Android 5 and above)
– Google Chromecast: Yes – Via casting (only on Multiroom service)
– Google Nest: Yes – Via compatible Chromecast device connected or built-in to your TV
– Apple TV: Yes – Via AirPlay (only on Multiroom service)
– Smart TVs: Yes – Via casting only (only on Multiroom service)