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After a hard-fought season, it's time to settle in and watch the 2023 AFL Grand Final.
The match will feature minor premiers Collingwood Magpies vs the team that finished second on the ladder, Brisbane Lions.
This week's AFL Grand Final TV schedule
|Date||Match||Stadium||Start time (AEST)||How to watch|
|Sat 30 Sep||Collingwood Magpies vs Brisbane Lions||MCG, VIC||2:30 PM||Channel 7, 7plus|
|Sat 30 Sep||Collingwood Magpies vs Brisbane Lions (Replay)||MCG, VIC||6:00 PM||Kayo Sports, Foxtel|
How to watch the 2023 AFL Grand Final live
The only way to watch the 2023 AFL Grand Final live is on free-to-air TV on the 7 Network or to stream on 7plus. It starts at 2:30pm AEST on Saturday 30 September.
Even though during the season you could also watch AFL games live on Fox Footy, for the grand final Foxtel Now, Foxtel iQ and Kayo will only be showing a replay after the match and not screening it live.
Watch AFL Grand Final on free-to-air TV
The 7 Network screens the AFL Grand Final live on free-to-air broadcast TV. So you can catch it live on Channel 7 from 2:30pm AEST. Plus for 2023, you can watch the AFL Grand Final live on 7plus across all devices, whereas previously it was restricted to selected connected TVs, set-top boxes and gaming consoles.
Stream AFL Grand Final replay on Foxtel Now
A replay of the AFL Grand Final will be available to Foxtel Now subscribers immediately after the final siren. This is the only game of the AFL season that Foxtel Now doesn't show live.
Foxtel Now costs $54 a month. That's because you have to subscribe to the Sport pack to watch AFL, but you will also be able to access entertainment content alongside sport. There is no longer a free trial.
Foxtel Now is available on various devices, including PC, Mac, iOS and Android mobiles and tablets, Chromecast, Telstra TV, PlayStation 3 and 4 and selected smart and Android TVs.
Stream AFL Grand Final replay on Kayo
Like Foxtel Now, Kayo screened all AFL games prior to the grand final live, but the decider is only available as a replay after the match has finished.
Kayo has 3 price points: $25, $30 and $35 a month for 1, 2 and 3 simultaneous streams, respectively. There is no longer a free trial. It ended its free trial as of 26 September 2023.
The Kayo app delivers live HD streams and works with a wide range of devices, including Macs and PCs, iOS and Android devices, Chromecast, Apple TV, Android TV, Telstra TV, PlayStation 4 and 5 and selected smart TVs.
Kayo also has sport-specific special features, which includes SplitView (allowing 4 sports to be watched at once), jump to key moments and match centre. It also features the same analysis shows as Foxtel Now. Plus there are Kayo minis which allow you to watch a replay of a game in only a fraction of the time.
Watch AFL Grand Final replay on Foxtel iQ
If you want to watch the AFL Grand Final replay through a set-top box via your television instead of streaming, you can do so via Foxtel iQ. It too had all the AFL games of the 2023 season live prior to the grand final, which is only available as a replay.
To watch the AFL Grand Final replay and any sport on Foxtel iQ, you need the Sports HD pack. This costs $77 a month and doesn't come with a free trial. Even though you can watch via the set-top box, Foxtel iQ also comes with an option to stream it on your laptop or mobile device with the Foxtel GO app, which is available for free to Foxtel iQ subscribers.
Like Foxtel Now, Foxtel iQ also comes with entertainment options alongside sport.
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