How to watch Adelaide Crows vs Sydney Swans AFL live and free
Adelaide Crows vs Sydney Swans is a season-opening AFL clash at Adelaide Oval. Which team gets their campaign off to a strong start?
The opening weekend of the AFL season continues with Adelaide Crows vs Sydney Swans at Adelaide Oval on Saturday afternoon.
Runners-up to Richmond in 2017, it all fell apart for the Crows over the past two seasons, leading to the departure of coach Don Pyke. Now Matthew Nicks gets his chance as an AFL head coach and his first match is against the Swans, the team he represented throughout his playing career.
After a flag and two other grand final appearances over the past decade, the Swans missed the finals in 2019. It will be interesting to see how quickly they can recover.
When is Adelaide Crows vs Sydney Swans?
The opening bounce of Crows vs Swans will be at 4:35pm local time (5:05pm AEDT) at Adelaide Oval on Saturday 21 March.
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How to watch Adelaide Crows vs Sydney Swans
In the AFL world, how you can watch matches all depends on where you live. Channel 7 and Foxtel have rights to broadcast AFL in Australia. That means free-to-air TV, Foxtel iQ, Foxtel Now and Kayo Sports are your options for watching games.
Channel 7 shows matches of teams in their home state, plus a sprinkling of other games each round. Every game is live on Foxtel and Kayo Sports. There is also the AFL Live app, plus Watch AFL if you are overseas. We have a full guide to the AFL season here.
Watch Crows vs Swans on Channel 7
If you are in South Australia, NSW or the ACT, this match is on free-to-air. The broadcasts are mixed between the main channels and 7Mate, so check your local guides.
Stream Crows vs Swans on Kayo Sports
If you want to ensure you have access to every Crows or Swans match throughout this abbreviated 17-round season, you need to subscribe to Kayo Sports. If you are yet to try it out, there's a 14-day free trial.
You can see a full breakdown of the 2020 AFL broadcast schedule here. After the trial period, a Kayo subscription is $25/month to watch on 2 screens at the same time or $35/month for a third screen. You can check it all out in our Kayo Sports review.
Kayo also has a wide range of special features to add to your viewing experience. SplitView lets you watch four sports at once on the same screen. There are also Interactive Stats, No Spoilers, Key Moments and much more.
In total Kayo broadcasts over 50 sports including a range of timeless content. It is compatible with Macs and PCs, plus iOS and Android devices, Chromecast, Apple TV, Android TV, Telstra TV, Sony Bravia TV and Samsung TV (2017 or later).
Who will win Crows vs Swans?
This really is an intriguing first-round match-up between two teams it is hard to get a read on right now. Both finished out of the finals picture in 2019, have some outstanding veterans and a host of promising youngsters.
The Swans have enjoyed some big wins in Adelaide over their journey. But to open the season, we'll lean towards the home team in this one.
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