From AFL to NRL, you'll never miss another match with these streaming services.
Free-to-air TV might have improved dramatically over the last few years, but there's one area where it's still sorely lacking: sports. Other than Racing.com, there are no commercial channels dedicated to covering sports, and what little does get covered is scattered across multiple different networks. Nine has netball, Seven has tennis and SBS has basketball; keeping track of it all can be a nightmare. Worse, coverage typically amounts to a game or two each week, with most matches never making it to broadcast. Even AFL, our unofficial national sport, televises less than half of each round's matches on free-to-air TV, leaving many fans out in the cold.
For many years, Foxtel has been the only solution for Aussies hankering to get their sports fix. A Foxtel subscription doesn't come cheap, though, and for fans interested in just a single sport, the expense is a hard one to justify.
Taking advantage of the rise of mobile and streaming technologies, the prominent telco has partnered with a number of Australian sporting organisations to provide Aussies with unfettered coverage of their favourite sports, anytime and anywhere. Every second of every game, be it AFL, NRL, NBL or netball, can be streamed live over the Internet, even if you're not a Telstra customer. And while it's not quite free, it's a whole lot cheaper than a Foxtel Sports package.
With AFL Live, all the footy you could ever want is just a tap away. By downloading the AFL Live mobile app, you get the latest news, scores, and highlights from the current AFL season beamed directly to your phone or tablet for free.
If that's not enough footy for you, an AFL Live Pass subscription will get you access to live streams of every game from every round, ensuring you don't miss a single tackle. A yearly subscription to AFL Live will normally set you back $99.99, but if you're a Telstra mobile customer, a 2017 season pass is yours free as part of Telstra's current sports promotion.
Find out more about AFL Live in our guide to AFL streaming.
AFL Live App from iTunes Store
Watch LIVE every game of the 2017 AFL Toyota Premiership Season, Toyota AFL Finals Series, and JLT Series with the AFL Live Official App on your compatible deviceView details
Free-to-air coverage of rugby league is pretty lousy, but NRL Live makes up for that. With live scores, video highlights and more stats than a high-school maths class, the free NRL Live app is your ticket to all things rugby league. Live streams of every Premiership game are exclusive to NRL Live Pass subscribers, with a yearly pass available for $99.99.
Telstra mobile customers can score a free pass for the 2017 season by logging into the NRL Live app from their Telstra mobile device, with the added bonus of unmetered data usage while streaming from the app.
You can find out more about NRL Live in our guide to NRL streaming.
NRL Official App from iTunes Store
Stream the NRL through the official app with a weekly, yearly pass or for free as a Telstra customer.View details
With up-to-the-minute coverage of every Suncorp Super Netball game and Australian Diamonds test match played in Australia, Netball Live is the ultimate resource for fans of the fast-paced sport. Along with free access to the latest news, statistics, and highlights from the world of netball, you can pick up a Netball Live Pass for $29.99 a year to stream every game live to your mobile device from anywhere in the world.
For more information about Netball Live, check out our guide to netball streaming.
Download the Netball Live app from iTunes Store
If you’re a Telstra mobile customer you can watch every Netball game live and data-free this season.View details
For all your Aussie basketball needs, look no further than NBL TV. Not only is it home to comprehensive coverage of everything going on in the world of NBL, it offers free access to live streams of all your favourite team's matches through a Your Team Access Pass subscription.
If one match a week isn't enough for you, an All Access Pass gets you live-stream access to every game across the entire league for $5 a month.
For the full story on NBL TV, check out our guide to NBL streaming.
Official NBL App from iTunes Store
Stream the latest matches with NBLtv Plus and catch up on news, stats and scores with notifications directly to your device.View details