How to watch GWS Giants vs Brisbane Lions AFL live and free
GWS Giants face a major test of their hopes in 2020 when they host Brisbane Lions in round 7. Check it out with these streaming options.
GWS Giants came into this season with high expectations they could go one step further than last year's grand final defeat to Richmond. Yet they have been disappointing to date, losing their past two matches to drop out of the top eight.
They take on a Brisbane Lions team that has its own eyes on the ultimate prize. The Lions are fourth on percentage after last week's poor effort against Geelong and will be keen for a win here to boost their standing nearing the halfway point of this abbreviated campaign.
When is GWS Giants vs Brisbane Lions?
This match kicks off Super Saturday with a 1:45pm AEST bounce down on Saturday 18 July at Giants Stadium in Sydney. It is followed by Swans vs Suns (4:35pm AEST) and Richmond vs North Melbourne (7:40pm AEST). All three games are aired on Kayo Sports and Foxtel.
How to watch GWS Giants vs Brisbane Lions
Channel 7 and Fox Footy share the rights for AFL in Australia and broadcasts vary from state to state. Giants vs Lions is on free-to-air TV in NSW and Queensland. But if you live anywhere else in Australia and want access to this high-stakes match, you need a subscription.
Foxtel iQ, Foxtel Now and Kayo Sports are your options. For access to every game in every round in 2020, you need Foxtel or Kayo. There is also Watch AFL if you are overseas. You can check out a full guide to the AFL season here.
Stream GWS Giants vs Brisbane Lions on Kayo Sports
If you are yet to try Kayo Sports, the new leader in sports streaming in Australia, it currently has a 14-day trial. With a host of sports now back, this is a perfect time to test it all out for free.
After the trial period, a Basic subscription is $25/month to watch on 2 screens. For $10 more per month the Premium option gives you a third screen. You can see all the details in our Kayo Sports review.
Kayo also has a wide range of special features. SplitView lets you watch up to four sports at once on the same screen. So this Sunday you could be watching AFL, NRL, Super Rugby and V8 Supercars all at the same time.
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Other features include Interactive Stats, No Spoilers, Key Moments and more. In total Kayo broadcasts over 50 sports. 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 models or later).
Who will win GWS Giants vs Brisbane Lions?
The Giants have been frustratingly inconsistent this season. Strong wins over Geelong, Collingwood and Hawthorn have been offset by defeats to North Melbourne, the Bulldogs and Port Adelaide. So which GWS side turns up this week? If the Giants aren't on their game, they will be overrun by a Lions outfit that looks like a real premiership threat in 2020. We're leaning towards a narrow win for the Queenslanders in this one.
Image source: Kayo Sports website
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