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The Brumbies and Waratahs will clash in Round 7 of the Super Rugby competition, with plenty on the line as the two sides fight for important competition points in the Australian Conference. Here’s how you can watch the blockbuster derby online and on TV in Australia.
To watch any and every match of the Super Rugby season in Australia, you’ll need to get acquainted with Fox Sports. They are available via Foxtel, with the network holding the exclusive rights to live coverage of the competition.
To watch the coverage on Fox Sports, you will need to have a valid Foxtel iQ3 subscription.
Their coverage of the Waratahs vs Brumbies will begin at 7:30pm (AEDT), or at the conclusion of the game before it between the Blues and Sharks, which kicks off at 5:35pm (AEDT).
If you’re looking to stream the match online, then just like watching it on TV, the only way to do so will be through Foxtel. To do so, you’ll need to use one of their dedicated streaming applications.
There are two options. The first of those is the Foxtel App³, which is best to use if you have a TV subscription. With correct login details, it is free to use and download.
If you don’t have a TV subscription to Foxtel, you will need to use Foxtel Now, which allows you to stream the channels of Foxtel. Packages start from $39 per month with the sports package, which you will need to watch the game between the Brumbies and Waratahs.
Both of these applications are available for use on whichever compatible device you may own, including PC, laptop, mobile and tablet.
The game is scheduled to kick-off at 7:45pm (AEDT) on Saturday, March 31 with Canberra’s GIO Stadium set to play host.
The Australian conference is more cut-throat than ever this season. With the scrapping of the Western Force, the four remaining Australian teams – the Waratahs, Brumbies, Reds and Rebels – are joined by the Sunwolves.
With the conference winner guaranteed a spot in the finals, the Brumbies and Waratahs are both attempting to keep pace at the top of the leaderboard at the halfway point of the season approaches.
With the New Zealand teams again looking strong, the fight for finals spots outside of the conference winners will come down to the wire and beating conference rivals is pivotal, making this a huge match for both sides.
Make sure you don’t miss a minute of tonight’s action when the Brumbies and Waratahs clash in the much-anticipated Super Rugby derby by watching it ad break-free during play on Fox Sports, and don’t forget to keep your finger on the rugby pulse by tuning into Kick and Chase next week.
³ Access to the Foxtel App is available, while we arrange the connection of your Foxtel TV service at home, from the date you subscribed to Foxtel, changed your service address or the first day after the end of your cooling off period (if applicable). Once your Foxtel service is installed you will continue to have access to the Foxtel App as part of your package. If you unreasonably delay your install date your Foxtel App access will be disabled and will be reactivated when your Foxtel service is installed. Just connect your compatible device to the internet. Data charges may apply. Shows only available if they’re in your pack, some shows/channels not available. SD only. Sorry, Australia only.