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How to watch the All Blacks vs Springboks online or on TV: New Zealand vs South Africa Rugby World Cup live stream, TV guide, start time

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21st September, 2019
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One of the biggest games of the pool stage at the Rugby World Cup will see the world champion All Blacks tackle the Springboks in a southern hemisphere duel which is sure to attract plenty of eyeballs from all around the world. This is The Roar’s guide to live streaming the match online, or watching it on TV.

The match between two of the top-ranked sides in the world will be the final of three on Saturday, September 21 at the tournament, with it to be played at the Yokohama International Stadium, and kick-off scheduled for 7:45pm (AEST).

The evening kick-off to the contest should mean the game finishes at around 9:30pm (AEST), capping off a huge day of Rugby which earlier sees Australia take on Fiji, and France play Argentina.

New Zealand and South Africa are the two teams tipped as most likely to advance out of Group B, which also features Italy, Namibia and Canada. This match, without any other upsets later in the tournament, is expected to decide top spot in the group.

How to watch the match on TV

The only way to watch this match, as well as every other match of the Rugby World Cup in 2019 will be through Fox Sports.

While Wallabies matches, as well as most of the finals, will be simulcast onto Channel 10, this match won’t be available on free to air TV.

Instead, you’ll need to tune into Channel 503 with a valid Foxtel TV subscription, complete with the sports channels, to watch the match.

Coverage will begin at the end of the day’s second match, which is scheduled to start at 5:15pm (AEST) between France and Argentina.


How to live stream the match online

If you’d prefer to live stream the match online, there will be a couple of ways to do so through the Fox Sports coverage.

The best of those is to tune in through Kayo Sports, who have the rights to all of Foxtel’s sporting content from $25 per month, as well as other selected events.

You’ll also be able to use Foxtel’s traditional streaming applications to access the match, being either Foxtel Now or the Foxtel App.

Here at The Roar, you’ll be able to follow this huge Rugby World Cup clash from whistle to siren with our live scores, blog and highlights of all the action from 7:30pm (AEST) on Saturday evening.