Stan Sport locked in as broadcaster for Spring Tour

Wed, 27/10/2021, 07:00 pm
Nathan Williamson
by Nathan Williamson
Wallabies coach Dave Rennie and captain Michael Hooper speak to media in Gold Coast

Stan Sport has confirmed it will broadcast all Wallabies, All Blacks and Springboks games for the upcoming Spring Tour.

The deal will see the streaming platform secure the rights for the Spring Tour, starting for the Wallabies with their clash against Scotland on November 8.

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This will be followed by highly-anticipated matches against England and Wales, along with showing the All Blacks taking on Wales, Italy, Ireland and France.

As part of the 20 international matches, the platform will show matches involving the likes of the Springboks, Argentina, Japan, Fiji, Tonga and Uruguay taking on their northern hemisphere counterparts.

“We have had a phenomenal start for Rugby on Stan Sport in 2021, and it is great to see the growing interest for the game," Stan Acting Chief Executive Officer Martin Kugeler said. 

"The Wallabies, All Blacks and Springboks Spring Tours are a proud tradition on the rugby calendar, and we know fans will enjoy our coverage of every match against their northern hemisphere rivals. 

"This announcement highlights our commitment to continue delivering the world's best rugby all year round to fans in Australia."

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Wallabies captain Michael Hooper added: “This is a huge result for Australian Rugby fans, to now be able to watch the Wallabies all year round on Stan Sport,"

"The Spring Tour matches are always special occasions, the atmosphere at the stadiums is electric and they are always great games of footy.

"It’s been a great year for Rugby in Australia and the partnership with Stan Sport has helped immensely from the community level right through to Test matches.”

SPRING TOUR MATCHES SHOWN ON STAN SPORT (All times AEDT)

Sunday 30th October - Scotland v Tonga, Murrayfield, 1:20 am

Sunday 30th October - Wales v New Zealand, Principality Stadium, 3:05 am

Saturday 6th November - Ireland v Japan, Aviva Stadium, 11:50 pm

Saturday 6th November - Italy v New Zealand, Stadio Olimpico, 11:50 pm

Sunday 7th November - England v Tonga, Twickenham, 2:05 am

Sunday 7th November - Wales v South Africa, Principality Stadium, 4:20 am

Sunday 7th November - France v Argentina, Stade de France, 6:50 am

Monday 8th November - Scotland v Australia, Murrayfield, 1:00 am

Saturday 13th November - Italy v Argentina, Stadio Comunale di Monigo, 11:50 pm

Saturday 13th November - Scotland v South Africa, Murrayfield, 11:50 pm

Sunday 14th November - Ireland v New Zealand, Aviva Stadium, 2:05 am

Sunday 14th November - England v Australia, Twickenham, 4:15 am

Sunday 14th November - France v Georgia, Matmut Atlantique, 11:50 pm

Monday 15th November - Wales v Fiji, Principality Stadium, 2:05 am

Saturday 20th November - Scotland v Japan, Murrayfield, 11:50 pm

Saturday 20th November - Italy v Uruguay, Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi, 11:50 pm

Sunday 21st November - England v South Africa, Twickenham, 2:05 am

Sunday 21st November - Wales v Australia, Principality Stadium, 4:15 am

Sunday 21st November - France v New Zealand, Stade de France, 6:00 am

Monday 22nd November - Ireland v Argentina, Aviva Stadium, 1:05 am

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