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How to watch Richmond Tigers vs Gold Coast Suns AFL live and free

Posted: 17 August 2020 3:43 pm
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Richmond Tigers vs Gold Coast Suns

Premiers Richmond need a strong victory against Gold Coast at the Gabba in Brisbane. This is how to tune in.

SUMMARY: Tigers vs Suns is exclusive to 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.

Following their defeat to Port Adelaide in round 11, Richmond have lost some ground on the top 4. Even with a strong win over the Suns in this one, the Tigers can't move any higher than their current position of sixth. That means it's a match they can't afford to lose.

The Suns were unlucky not to overcome Essendon in last week's draw, when they couldn't convert two late shots on goal. Their finals hopes have faded in recent weeks, although an upset win over the premiers would leave them just two points outside the top eight.

When is Richmond Tigers vs Gold Coast Suns?

This match at the Gabba starts at 7:10pm AEST on Monday 17 August and brings round 12 to a close. You can see the full updated 2020 AFL draw here.

How to watch Richmond vs Gold Coast

Channel 7 and Foxtel have rights to broadcast AFL matches in Australia this season. This clash is on free-to-air TV in Queensland. But if you live anywhere else in Australia, you need access to Foxtel iQ, Foxtel Now or Kayo Sports to catch Tigers vs Suns.

Foxtel and Kayo Sports are the providers of every AFL match this season. If you are based overseas, you can use Watch AFL to tune in. We have a full guide to the AFL season here.

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For more information on your options, check out our guide on Kayo vs Foxtel. We also have insights into how to get Fox Sports without Foxtel.

Stream Richmond vs Gold Coast on Kayo Sports

You can watch Richmond vs Gold Coast for no cost using Kayo's 14-day free trial. After the trial period, a Basic subscription is $25/month to watch on 2 screens or $35/month for a third screen. You can check it all out in our Kayo review.

Kayo also has a number of unique special features to add to your viewing experience. 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. 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).

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Who will win Tigers vs Suns?

Richmond's defeat to Port proved particularly costly as the teams directly above them – St Kilda, West Coast, Geelong and Brisbane – all won in round 12. The top four at the end of the season get a double chance in the finals so the Tigers need to keep winning.

The Suns may end 2020 wondering what might have been after they got off to a great start. They have missed some opportunities, notably in losses to the Bulldogs and Saints by less than a goal, and last week's draw will still be gnawing at them. But Richmond are surely too experienced and have too much at stake to lose this game to the improving Queenslanders.

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