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How to watch Brisbane Lions vs St Kilda Saints AFL live and free

Posted: 23 August 2020 9:33 am
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Brisbane Lions vs St Kilda Saints

Two teams gearing up for a tilt at this year's AFL premiership meet when Brisbane host St Kilda in round 13. This is how you can watch.

SUMMARY: Lions vs Saints is on Fox Footy. So unless you're already an existing Foxtel customer, your best option is to watch live on Kayo Sports. You can watch for free using this 14-day trial. This gets you access to all its unique features and 50 additional live sports.

With the AFL finals fast approaching, this is a clash of two teams with their eyes firmly set on the ultimate prize in 2020. Just 12 months after the Lions finished second on the ladder before dropping 2 straight finals games, they appear well placed for a much deeper play-off run.

They take on a St Kilda side that may just be asking why can't they prove the Cinderella story of this most unusual of AFL seasons? With coronavirus wreaking havoc throughout the year, the Saints are just outside the top four on percentage and brimming with new-found confidence.

When is Brisbane vs St Kilda?

The opening bounce of this round 13 match-up is at 3:35pm AEST at the Gabba in Brisbane on Sunday 23 August. You can see the complete 2020 AFL draw here.

How to watch Brisbane vs St Kilda

Channel 7 and Foxtel share the rights to broadcast AFL matches in Australia and what they show varies from state to state. This match is on free-to-air television in Queensland, Tasmania and Victoria. But if you live anywhere else in the country, you need a subscription service.

Foxtel iQ, Foxtel Now and Kayo Sports are your options nationwide for this big showdown outside those states listed above. There is also Watch AFL if you're overseas.

Live stream AFL on Kayo: Start your 14-day FREE trial now

We have a comparison of Kayo vs Foxtel to help you work out the best option for you, while we also have insights into how to get Fox Sports without Foxtel. All the details on streaming the 2020 season are in our full AFL guide.

Stream Brisbane vs St Kilda on Kayo Sports

You can watch this high-stakes showdown for free using Kayo's 14-day trial. After the trial period, a Basic subscription is $25/month to watch on 2 screens or $35/month for a third screen. The details are in our Kayo Sports review.

Kayo also has a range of special features. SplitView lets you watch up to four sports at once on the same screen. Other features include Interactive Stats, No Spoilers, Key Moments and more.

In total, Kayo broadcasts more than 50 sports, including a wide variety of timeless content. It is compatible with Macs and PCs, iOS and Android devices, Chromecast, Apple TV, Android TV, Telstra TV, Sony Bravia TV and Samsung TV (2017 or later).

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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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Who will win Lions vs Saints?

It is remarkable how far the Saints have come under Brett Ratten. A team that hasn't played finals football since way back in 2011 has an 8-4 win-loss record this season and suddenly finds itself in premiership conversations.

But the Lions are a little bit further advanced in their development than St Kilda, coming off a drought-breaking finals campaign of their own in 2019. That was their first in a decade and we think the Lions should take the points in a quality match at the Gabba.

Image source: Kayo Sports website

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