Here is our full guide to 2020 Super Rugby Blues vs Highlanders live streaming , or watching it on TV. How to live stream and watch Highlanders vs Blues Super Rugby Aotearoa – Television, Radio and Online . Super Rugby season is here!
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You can easily catch Super Rugby live from anywhere . It’s the big Southern derby as the Highlanders take on the Blues!
Blues vs Highlanders Live Stream
|Week 6||Highlanders vs Blues | HIG v BLU|
|Date & time||02 August 2020|
|Television||SKY Sports & Foxtel Now|
The new competition format will involve the five New Zealand franchises playing eight matches each. They will play four home and four away, with two byes. There will be two games per week, with kick-off at 7:05pm on Saturday and 3:35pm on Sunday local time (5:05pm and 1:35pm AEST).
Super Rugby Aotearoa teams
- Reds ( Australia )
- Western Force ( Australia )
- Rebels ( Australia )
- Brumbies ( Australia )
Highlanders Super Rugby Aotearoa 2020 Schedule , Date , Venue
|13 June 2020||Highlanders 28-27 Chiefs||Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin|
|27 June 2020||Blues v Highlanders||Auckland|
|4 July 2020||Highlanders vs Crusaders||Dunedin|
|12 July 2020||Hurricanes v Highlanders||Wellington|
|19 July 2020||Chiefs vs Highlanders||Hamilton|
|12 August 2020||Highlanders v Blues||Dunedin|
|9 August 2020||Crusaders v Highlanders live||Christchurch|
|15 August 2020||Highlanders v Hurricanes||Dunedin|
Blues Super Rugby Aotearoa 2020 Schedule , Date , Venue
What time is Highlanders vs Blues Rugby on Saturday?
From 7:05pm on Saturday , Sky Sports will be showing their coverage for the second match of the Aotearoa competition when the Dunedin-based Highlanders host the Crusaders.
Kick-off is at 6.30am UK time, and the match will be shown on the main event and action channels.
A repeat will also be shown at 10am on Sky Sports NZ action.
Highlanders team Squad
HIGHLANDERS: 1. Ayden Johnstone 2. Ash Dixon © 3. Siate Tokolahi 4. Paripari Parkinson 5. Josh Dickson 6. Shannon Frizell 7. Dillon Hunt 8. Marino Mikaele Tu’u 9. Aaron Smith 10. Josh Ioane 11. Jona Nareki 12. Patelesio Tomkinson 13. Rob Thompson 14. Sam Gilbert* 15. Mitch Hunt
RESERVES: 16. Liam Coltman 17. Daniel Lienert-Brown 18. Jeff Thwaites 19. Manaaki Selby-Rickit 20. Teariki Ben-Nicholas 21. Kayne Hammington 22. Teihorangi Walden 23. Vilimoni Koroi*
Blues team Squad
Blues: 15. Beauden Barrett, 14. Mark Telea, 13. Rieko Ioane, 12. TJ Faiane, 11. Caleb Clarke, 10. Otere Black, 9. Sam Nock, 1. Alex Hodgman, 2. James Parsons, 3. Ofa Tu’ungafasi, 4. Patrick Tuipulotu (capt), 5. Josh Goodhue, 6. Tom Robinson, 7. Blake Gibson, 8. Hoskins Sotutu.
Replacements: Kurt Eklund, Ezekiel Lindenmuth, Marcel Renata, Gerard Cowley-Tuioti, Dalton Papalii, Finlay Christie, Harry Plummer, Matt Duffie.
Super Rugby Aotearoa is a revamped tournament where New Zealand’s five professional teams – Blues, Hurricanes, Crusaders, Highlanders and the Chiefs – take part.
The five teams will play against each other home and away over 10 weeks, with two matches being played each weekend, after the full five-nation Super Rugby tournament was abandoned in March.
Watch the Blues, Chiefs, Hurricanes, Crusaders and Highlanders battle it out for Super Rugby supremacy in New Zealand on a US$20 monthly pass .
How to watch Blues Highlanders Super Rugby Aotearoa online on TV in Australia & New Zealand
Rugby makes its return with Super Rugby Aotearoa in New Zealand. Here’s everything you need to Crusaders vs Highlanders live stream the competition and watch it on TV.
Here’s how you can watch every single one of those games in Australia & New Zealand.
Rugby Australia and Fox Sports signing a broadcast deal just two days before Super Rugby Aotearoa kicks off means you’ll be able to watch the competition in much the same way you’re used to.
- Kayo Sports is the best option if you just want to live stream the action; you can watch games live and on-demand.
- Another option is Foxtel Now, Foxtel’s streaming platform which offers the same channels as their pay TV service.
Blues vs Highlanders Rugby games will be live on Sky Sport 1, Sky Go and Sky Sport Now with Saturday’s replay to be shown on Prime at 12pm on Sunday’s.
Live on Foxtel.
Live on ESPN 2 and ESPN +
Live on TSN Sports
UK & Italy, Vatican City, San Marino, Canton Ticino, Switzerland
France, Monaco, Andorra, Luxembourg & French-speaking Switzerland
Africa and adjacent islands
Live on SuperSport
What are the new rules in Super Rugby Aotearoa?
In games where scores are tied after regulation, the first team to score in a period of golden point extra time will win.
Players sent off with a red card can be replaced, but only after 20 minutes.
What time is S4C’s Super Rugby highlights show?
Rugby-starved Welsh fans will be able to tune into S4C’s new highlights show on Sunday after the broadcaster secured the rights to screen highlights of Super Rugby Aotearoa.
How to watch Super Rugby Aotearoa online in the UK: Now TV with Sky Sports
The best way to watch Super Rugby Aotearoa is to subscribe to Sky Sports. However, to get this, you’ll need to add Sky Sports (£23/mth) to your existing Sky TV package (see section below). If you don’t have Sky TV, signing up will involve initial setup fees and commitments to long-term contracts. As such, the easiest and cheapest way to watch live streams of the Super Rugby Aotearoa without committing to any lengthy contracts and set-up fees and is to get a Now TV Sports Pass.
You have two options when subscribing to the Now TV Sky Sports Pass:
- Now TV Sky Sports Month Pass for £34
- Now TV Sky Sports Day Pass for £10
These passes give you access to all 11 Sky Sports channels, which means that on top of the Super Rugby Aotearoa, you can watch the Premier League, Formula One, golf, and even American sports like the NBA and NFL. You can log in to Now TV on up to six devices at the same time. It works on all devices including PCs, mobile phones, tablets, Smart TVs and even gaming consoles.
Where to watch Super Rugby Aotearoa live in New Zealand
In New Zealand, Sky holds the exclusive rights to live Super Rugby. Sky extended its broadcast deal in October last year through to 2025.
Watch Highlanders Super Rugby Aotearoa on Sky NZ
If you are a Sky NZ subscriber with the Sky Sport pack, you are all good to go for the restart of rugby union in New Zealand. If not, you need the Sky Starter pack for $25.99 per month plus the Sky Sport package, for an additional $31.99 per month. It gives you access to 13 sports channels, including dedicated rugby, cricket, golf and football plus two ESPN channels.
Can I watch Blues Super Rugby Aotearoa live on free-to-air television?
Yes you can watch some rugby, but no it won’t be live. Prime TV is showing a replay of the Saturday night game at midday the following day.
The new competition format will involve the five New Zealand franchises playing eight matches each. They will play four home and four away, with two byes. There will be two games per week, with kick-off at 7:05pm on Saturday and 3:35pm on Sunday local time.
How to watch Super Rugby Aotearoa on TV in the UK: Sky Sports
If you’re subscribed to Sky, then you’ll need to add Blues vs Highlanders Rugby on Sky Sports to your existing package. This currently costs £23/mth on an 18-month contract, but you get access to a variety of sports including football, cricket, golf and basketball. If you already have a Sky subscription, then you’re also entitled to a Sky Go account, which gives you access to Sky Sports, Sky Movies and other top channels such as Sky One and Sky Atlantic on devices besides your TV, along with Sky’s excellent catch-up and on-demand service.
- Blues vs Highlanders Live Stream
- Highlanders Super Rugby Aotearoa 2020 Schedule , Date , Venue
- Blues Super Rugby Aotearoa 2020 Schedule , Date , Venue
- What time is Highlanders vs Blues Rugby on Saturday?
- How to watch Blues Highlanders Super Rugby Aotearoa online on TV in Australia & New Zealand
- What are the new rules in Super Rugby Aotearoa?
- What time is S4C’s Super Rugby highlights show?
- How to watch Super Rugby Aotearoa online in the UK: Now TV with Sky Sports
- Where to watch Super Rugby Aotearoa live in New Zealand
- Watch Highlanders Super Rugby Aotearoa on Sky NZ
- Can I watch Blues Super Rugby Aotearoa live on free-to-air television?
- How to watch Super Rugby Aotearoa on TV in the UK: Sky Sports