How to watch the Rugby World Cup online for free

Edwin Maina 21 September 2015 NEWS

Don’t pay through the nose just to watch the Rugby World Cup. Here are the ways you can watch it for free.

Hosted by England, the 2015 Rugby World Cup kicked off on September 18 and things are off to a cracking start with England beating Fiji 35-11 on day one. Since there have been similar floggings dealt out by Wales and Ireland in their matchups with Uruguay and Canada respectively.

If you’re repelled by expensive Foxtel fees, don't panic! There are a few ways you can watch the 2015 Rugby World Cup Live and after its initial broadcast without breaking the bank.

Foxtel Now's free trial

Not only can you use Foxtel Now to stream a library of TV shows and movies, you can also use it to access Foxtel’s scheduled viewing. This is great news for sports fans as every Rugby World Cup match will be streamed live on Fox Sports. Foxtel Now's free trial will only give you 14 days free access but if you time it right you right you can have 14 days of the Rugby World Cup live without paying a cent. Click the link below to sign up to your free trial of Foxtel Play.

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Live stream Rugby in HD with Kayo's FREE TRIAL and no lock-in contract

Take Kayo Sports' Basic or Premium plan for a spin and stream over 50 sports live completely free for 14 days.

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Catch every final on GEM

In addition to nine matches (see table below) you will be able to catch every final match (beginning with the first quarter final) for free on GEM.

Check out the schedule below provided by The Roar to find out what matches you can catch on GEM.

DateMatch detailsKick offFoxtelGEM
Sat Sept 19England v Fiji5:00:00 AM (AEST)LIVELIVE
Sat Sept 19Tonga v Georgia9:00:00 PM (AEST)LIVE
Sat Sept 19Ireland v Canada11:30:00 PM (AEST)LIVE
Sun Sept 20South Africa v Japan1:45:00 AM (AEST)LIVE
Sun Sept 20France v Italy5:00:00 AM (AEST)LIVE
Sun Sept 20Samoa v USA9:00:00 PM (AEST)LIVE
Sun Sept 20Wales v Uruguay11:30:00 PM (AEST)LIVE
Mon Sept 21New Zealand v Argentina1:45:00 AM (AEST)LIVELIVE
Wed Sept 23Scotland v Japan11.30pm (AEST)LIVE
Thu Sept 24Australia v Fiji1:45:00 AM (AEST)LIVELIVE
Thu Sept 24France v Romania5:00:00 AM (AEST)LIVE
Thu Sept 25New Zealand v Namibia5:00:00 AM (AEST)LIVE
Sat Sept 26Argentina v Georgia1:45:00 AM (AEST)LIVE
Sat Sept 26Italy v Canada11:30:00 PM (AEST)LIVE
Sun Sept 27South Africa v Samoa1:45:00 AM (AEST)LIVELIVE
Sun Sept 27England v Wales5:00:00 AM (AEST)LIVELIVE
Sun Sept 27Australia v Uruguay9:00:00 PM (AEST)LIVELIVE
Sun Sept 27Scotland v USA11:30:00 PM (AEST)LIVE
Mon Sept 28Ireland v Romania1:45:00 AM (AEST)LIVE
Wed Sept 30Tonga v Namibia1:45:00 AM (AEST)LIVE
Fri Oct 2Wales v Fiji1:45:00 AM (AEST)LIVE
Fri Oct 2France v Canada5:00:00 AM (AEST)LIVE
Sat Oct 3New Zealand v Georgia5:00:00 AM (AEST)LIVE
Sat Oct 3Samoa v Japan11:30:00 PM (AEST)LIVE
Sun 4 OctSouth Africa v Scotland1:45:00 AM (AEST)LIVE
Sun 4 OctEngland v Australia6:00:00 AM (AEDT)LIVELIVE
Mon Oct 5Argentina v Tonga12:30:00 AM (AEDT)LIVE
Mon Oct 5Ireland v Italy2:45:00 AM (AEDT)LIVE
Wed Oct 7Canada v Romania2:45:00 AM (AEDT)LIVE
Wed Oct 7Fiji v Uruguay6:00:00 AM (AEDT)LIVE
Thur Oct 8South Africa v USA2:45:00 AM (AEDT)LIVE
Thur Oct 8Namibia v Georgia6:00:00 AM (AEDT)LIVE
Sat Oct 10New Zealand v Tonga6:00:00 AM (AEDT)LIVE
Sun Oct 11Samoa v Scotland12:30:00 AM (AEDT)LIVE
Sun Oct 11Australia v Wales2:45:00 AM (AEDT)LIVELIVE
Sun Oct 11England v Uruguay6:00:00 AM (AEDT)LIVE
Sun Oct 11Argentina v Namibia10:00:00 PM (AEDT)LIVE
Mon Oct 12Italy v Romania12:30:00 AM (AEDT)LIVE
Mon Oct 12France v Ireland2:45:00 AM (AEDT)LIVELIVE
Mon Oct 12USA v Japan6:00:00 AM (AEDT)LIVE
Sun Oct 18QF1: Winner B v Runner-Up A2:00:00 AM (AEDT)LIVELIVE
Sun Oct 18QF2: Winner C v Runner-Up D6:00:00 AM (AEDT)LIVELIVE
Sun Oct 18QF3: Winner D v Runner-up C11:00:00 PM (AEDT)LIVELIVE
Mon Oct 19QF4: Winner A v Runner-Up B6:00:00 AM (AEDT)LIVELIVE
Sun Oct 25SF1: Winner QF1 v Winner QF22:00:00 AM (AEDT)LIVELIVE
Mon Oct 26SF2: Winner QF3 v Winner QF43:00:00 AM (AEDT)LIVELIVE
Sat Oct 31Loser SF1 v Loser SF27:00:00 AM (AEDT)LIVELIVE
Sun Nov 1Final: Winner SF1 v Winner SF23:00:00 AM (AEDT)LIVELIVE

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