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How to watch Western Bulldogs vs Fremantle Dockers AFL live and match preview

Posted: 6 August 2022 8:00 am

Everything goes on the line this week as the Bulldogs and Dockers face off in a massive late-season clash to shape the run home.

SUMMARY: Western Bulldogs vs Fremantle is on 7Mate in WA and Fox Footy nationwide. If you already subscribe to Foxtel iQ with the Sports HD pack, you're good to go. Otherwise, your best option is to stream live on Kayo Sports. You can watch for free using this 14-day trial.

Crunch time is upon us with Western Bulldogs vs Fremantle albeit for different reasons for both of these teams. The Western Bulldogs played well for large periods of their match with Geelong last week but got blown out in a messy third quarter.

The Dockers suffered a home defeat to Melbourne in a loss that leaves them outside the top 4 and looking vulnerable for the first time all season. They will be fired up though with David Mundy's retirement this week.

When is Western Bulldogs vs Fremantle?

Western Bulldogs vs Fremantle is at 4:35pm AEST on Saturday 6 August at Marvel Stadium in the Docklands, Melbourne.

How to watch Western Bulldogs vs Fremantle live

The AFL broadcast rights are shared between the 7 Network on free-to-air TV and Foxtel. Although Western Bulldogs vs Fremantle will be shown on 7Mate in WA, the telecast will be delayed. That means the only way to watch this match live is via Kayo Sports, Foxtel or Foxtel Now.

You can see a comparison of Kayo vs Foxtel here while we also have insights into how to get Fox Sports without Foxtel. You can see more details in a full guide to the AFL season.

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Stream Western Bulldogs vs Fremantle Kayo Sports

You can watch Western Bulldogs vs Fremantle at no cost using Kayo's 14-day free trial. Keep in mind though that Kayo ends this 14-day free trial at the end of the month.

After the trial period, you have 3 options for signing up. Kayo One is $25 a month and lets you watch on 1 screen. The Basic package is $27.50 a month to watch on 2 screens while Kayo Premium is $35 a month with 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 up to 4 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. After Western Bulldogs vs Fremantle, you could watch live NRL, MotoGP or some round ball football including the Scottish Premiership, German football league Bundesliga and the EFL Championship.

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Western Bulldogs vs Fremantle match preview

This is a very difficult game to get a read on. Fremantle have travelled quite well this year with some home defeats, leaving them vulnerable in a quirky twist.

They have been unbeaten through 3 trips to Marvel Stadium this year, with wins also at the MCG against Melbourne and against Geelong in Geelong.

They need to respond soon with some critics feeling they may have hit the wall after a bold first half of the year.

 Bulldogs vs Fremantle
The Western Bulldogs have struggled for consistency this season and often within games as last week demonstrated.

If the Western Bulldogs lose this game vs Fremantle, they almost certainly won't play finals so it is absolutely crunch time.

We think Fremantle might just squeeze it in.

Head here for a breakdown of the full AFL season draw.

Image source: Kayo Sports website

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