How to watch Richmond Tigers vs Brisbane Lions AFL live and free
2 teams with eyes on AFL glory in 2020 meet when Richmond tackle Brisbane Lions in Queensland. This is how to watch.
Premiership frontrunners Richmond and Brisbane meet in a high-stakes encounter at Metricon Stadium on the Gold Coast. The reigning premier Tigers have won four of their past five matches to recover from a shaky stretch and move within touching distance of the top four.
The Lions have been among the flag fancies all season. They are enjoying a three-game winning streak to pull level with Port Adelaide at the summit of the competition table. So there is plenty on the line when these two sides square off on Tuesday evening.
When is Richmond vs Brisbane Lions?
This match has a 7:10pm AEST start time on Tuesday 4 August at Metricon Stadium on the Gold Coast in the AFL's heavily revamped draw for round 10.
How to watch Richmond vs Brisbane Lions
If you are in Queensland, you're all set for this match, which is live on Channel 7 in the Sunshine State. If you are anywhere else in the country and want to catch this showdown of AFL heavyweights, you will need to sign up to a streaming service.
Foxtel iQ, Foxtel Now and Kayo Sports are your options outside Queensland for this battle of the big cats. For access to every game in every round in 2020, you need Foxtel or Kayo Sports and the latter is the cost-effective choice for sports fans.
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Stream Richmond vs Brisbane Lions on Kayo Sports
If you are new to Kayo Sports, you can watch Richmond vs Brisbane for free using its 14-day trial. Kayo is the only way to get Fox Sports without Foxtel. For more information on streaming in Australia, you can see a comparison of Kayo vs Foxtel here,
After the trial period, a Basic subscription will set you back $25/month to watch on 2 screens or devices. There is also a Premium option for $35/month that gives you a third screen. You can check it all out in our Kayo Sports review or see how it stacks up against Foxtel.
Kayo also has a range of special features to add to your viewing experience. SplitView lets you watch up to four sports on the same screen. For example, Lions fans can catch their team against the Bulldogs, plus Waratahs vs Reds Super Rugby and Panthers vs Raiders NRL all at once on Saturday 8 August. Interactive Stats, No Spoilers and Key Moments are also options.
All up Kayo has over 50 sports, including a wide variety of timeless, evergreen content. It is compatible with most devices, including Macs and PCs, iOS and Android, Chromecast, Apple TV, Android TV, Telstra TV, Sony Bravia TV and Samsung TV (2017 or later).
Who will win Richmond vs Brisbane Lions?
This is one of the true heavyweight showdowns as the 2020 competition really starts to take shape. The Tigers were coming under a little pressure following their defeat to GWS a fortnight ago. But they showed some premiership swagger in casting aside the Bulldogs in round nine.
The Lions have benefited from the AFL draw, with six of their nine matches either at the Gabba or Metricon Stadium. Regardless they have shown improvement on last year's jump up the ladder and will be primed to show their development against the premiers. With the match in Queensland, we're leaning towards a narrow Brisbane win.
Image source: Kayo Sports website
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