The 2020 NRL season is set to restart from May 28, and for those who will be travelling outside of the region it’s time to find a suitable way to watch all of the action. Fortunately, Watch NRL has you covered, providing an affordable and easy to use live streaming service for rugby league lovers outside of Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands.
NRL 2020 Premiership Season Preview
The 2020 NRL season kicked off on Thursday, the 12th of March, and will run through until Saturday the 24th of October (extended due to coronavirus disruption), when the 113th Grand Final will be contested. 16 sides will battle it out for eight places in the finals series, and with several big teams in with a shout for the top spots, all hoping to lift the Premiership trophy.
The Sydney Roosters will attempt to become since Parramatta in the early ’80s to win three on the trot, and led by reigning Dally M Medallist James Tedesco and boasting a team filled to the brim with talent, they will prove extremely difficult to beat throughout the season. They’ll head in as Premiership favourites, but there will plenty of resistance from the likes of the Storm, the Raiders and the Rabbitohs to name just a few.
The Raiders were the surprise packet of 2019, making the Grand Final after finishing 10th the year prior, and they were just minutes away from their first Premiership since 1994. Built around a brilliant defence they will once again be expected to challenge this year. So too will the Storm, whose seemingly endless run of finals appearances doesn’t seem likely to end any time soon. Again led by Cameron Smith, who will turn 37 during the year, they should be well and truly in the mix come September
Watch the NRL Finals Live Overseas
Watch NRL is an online streaming service from Fox Sports that allows you to follow the world of Australian rugby league when travelling outside of Australasia (Australia, New Zealand, Pacific Islands). With three great value subscription options, you can choose the games you want to watch.
A full season pass gives you live access to every game and all of Fox League’s post-match analysis throughout the season – with the added bonus of all three Origin games.
What are Watch NRL’s best features?
Once subscribed, you’ll be in league heaven, with the freedom to watch every NRL Finals game LIVE or on replay with pause and rewind options. Fans can also switch off spoilers, meaning you can easily watch games well after the final whistle without seeing the scores. Outside of the games themselves, all of FOX League’s best shows will be available for viewing as soon as they’ve finished airing in Australia.
How to use the Watch NRL Pass
Subscribing is simple. Just click on the promo banner above, review the details and select the subscription that suits your needs. Following that, all you need to do is create an account using your email address and enter your preferred payment method. Once that’s done, providing you’re outside of Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands, you’ll have all the footy content you need right at your fingertips, available to access immediately.
There are several ways you can use your Watch NRL subscription. Perhaps the easiest when travelling is live streaming through your Mac or PC direct from the Watch NRL website. Fans with iOS (11+) and Android (6+) mobile/tablet devices can download the app and watch that way. If you have a TV available and would prefer to watch on a bigger screen, you can do so using Apple Airplay or Google Chromecast, while those with Apple TV can also download the Watch NRL app.
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