How to watch Wests Tigers vs Sydney Roosters NRL live and free
A desperate Wests Tigers face the reigning premiers at Leichhardt Oval. This is how to follow all the action.
They say the more things change, the more they stay the same and that seems frustratingly true for the Wests Tigers. In three of the past four seasons the Tigers have finished ninth, one spot out of the play-offs. With six rounds left until the finals, that is their position once more.
The joint-venture club needs to overturn a four-point deficit to catch the eighth-placed Rabbitohs and it won't be easy starting with the Roosters. A defeat to Melbourne last week left the premiers vulnerable in the top four. They will be intent on showing that was an aberration.
When is Wests Tigers vs Roosters?
Rugby league returns to Leichhardt Oval in round 14 of the 2020 NRL draw. Kick-off is at 5:30pm AEST on Saturday 22 August.
How to watch Wests Tigers vs Sydney Roosters
There are the usual three matches slated for Super Saturday this weekend. All three of them – Titans vs Raiders at 3pm AEST, Tigers vs Roosters and then another big all-Sydney showdown between Souths and Manly (7:35pm AEST) – are exclusive to Fox League.
It means Foxtel iQ, Foxtel Now and Kayo Sports are your only options to watch some footy on Saturday. We have a full viewing guide for the NRL season here. To help you make up your mind, you can see our Kayo vs Foxtel comparison.
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Stream Wests Tigers vs Roosters on Kayo Sports
You can catch every game of the NRL regular season live and in HD on Kayo Sports. New customers can check it all out using Kayo's 14-day free trial.
Kayo has a bunch of special features unmatched by other services. They include SplitView, which lets you watch four sports at once on the same screen. Interactive Stats, No Spoilers, Key Moments and choose your own camera are also options.
Once you decide to sign up, Kayo costs $25/month and you can watch the action on 2 screens or devices at once. There is also a premium option for $10 more per month which gives you an extra screen. You can check it all out in our Kayo Sports review.
Kayo 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). Kayo is the only way to to get Fox Sports without Foxtel.
Wests Tigers vs Sydney Roosters team lists
Tigers: 1. Adam Doueihi 2. David Nofoaluma 3. Joseph Leilua 4. Moses Mbye 5. Tommy Talau 6. Luke Brooks 7. Benji Marshall 8. Josh Aloiai 9. Jacob Liddle 10. Russell Packer 11. Luke Garner 12. Luciano Leilua 13. Matt Eisenhuth 15. Elijah Taylor 16. Josh Reynolds 18. Alex Twal 19. Thomas Mikaele 14. Sam McIntyre 20. Chris Lawrence.
Roosters: 1. James Tedesco 2. Matt Ikuvalu 3. Josh Morris 4. Joseph Manu 5. Brett Morris 6. Drew Hutchison 7. Kyle Flanagan 8. Jared Waerea-Hargreaves 9. Jake Friend 10. Siosiua Taukeiaho 11. Sitili Tupouniua 12. Nat Butcher 13. Isaac Liu 14. Freddy Lussick 15. Poasa Faamausili 16. Daniel Fifita 17. Lindsay Collins 19. Ryan Hall 20. Max Bailey.
Who will win Tigers vs Roosters?
It seems likely it will be yet another season of frustration for Tigers fans. With just six games remaining, they need to reverse a four-point deficit to climb into the top eight. They also have a nightmare run home that includes games against Penrith, the Storm and Parramatta.
The injury-hit Roosters were disappointing against Melbourne last weekend. While Sonny Bill Williams isn't quite ready to return yet, they get some talent back this week, including Brett Morris and Jared Waerea-Hargreaves. It's hard to tip against the premiers on Saturday.
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