How to watch Wests Tigers vs Melbourne Storm NRL live and match preview

Posted: 12 March 2022 3:04 pm
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The Melbourne Storm will be looking for redemption as they kick off their 2022 campaign this week.

SUMMARY: The Wests Tigers vs Melbourne Storm clash is exclusive to Fox Sports. 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.

The Melbourne Storm were premiership favourites for the majority of 2021 before suffering a heartbreaking preliminary final loss to Penrith. With the loss of several key players in the off-season, they have a big point to prove this year.

The Wests Tigers lost 6 of their first 7 last season and never recovered, eventually finishing 13th with an 8-16 record.

When is the Tigers vs Storm clash?

The clash gets underway at 7:35pm AEDT on Saturday 12 March at CommBank Stadium in Western Sydney.

How to watch Tigers vs Storm live

The NRL season will be split between Channel 9 and Fox NRL.

You might consider getting a subscription to Kayo Sports, Foxtel or Foxtel Now. That way, you won't miss a minute of the action as the 2022 NRL season unfolds. Feel free to check out our Kayo vs Foxtel guide to see which service is better for you.

Out of the 3, Kayo Sports is an appealing option, with no lock-in contracts and a generous content catalogue. Subscriptions start at $25 a month, which buys you access to more than 50 sports. Besides, features such as SplitView and Interactive Stats likely appeal to sports enthusiasts.

We have a full guide on how to stream the 2022 NRL season if you're keen to do more research on the subject.

Stream Kayo Sports for 14 days FREE and no lock-in contract

Take Kayo Sports' Basic or Premium plan for a spin and stream over 50 sports live completely free for 14 days.

10-day free trial of Foxtel Now

No installation and no lock-in contract. New customers only. Sign up now.

Stream Tigers vs Storm on Kayo

You can also catch the entire NRL Season live on Kayo Sports. New customers can use this 14-day free trial to test it out.

Kayo is compatible with iOS, Android, Apple TV, PS4, PS5, Telstra TV, Samsung TV (2017 or later), LG TV and Android TV in browsers as well as Chromecast.

Subscription to Kayo starts from $25 a month and lets you watch on 2 devices at once. You can upgrade to the $35 monthly Premium subscription if you're after a third simultaneous stream.

Live stream NRL on Kayo: Start your 14-day FREE trial now

Who will win Tigers vs Storm?

Melbourne Storm round 1 record

Coming off a poor season last year, the Wests Tigers have added Jackson Hastings, Tyrone Peachey and Oliver Gildart with all 3 looking in good form to start the season.

The Melbourne Storm still present a stiff challenge, even without Cam Munster and Harry Grant. In the off-season, the Storm also lost Josh Addo-Carr, Dale Finucane and Nicho Hynes.

This season will be a fascinating one for the Storm as they seek to remain a powerhouse despite another string of departures. Regardless of all that though, we feel they'll be too strong in this one.

Tigers vs Storm team lists

Tigers: 1. Daine Laurie 2. David Nofoaluma 3. James Roberts 4. Oliver Gildart 5. Ken Maumalo 6. Jackson Hastings 7. Luke Brooks 8. Alex Twal 9. Jake Simpkin 10. Stefano Utoikamanu 11. Kelma Tuilagi 12. Luciano Leilua 13. Joe Ofahengaue 14. Tyrone Peachey 15. Luke Garner 16. Zane Musgrove 17. Alex Seyfarth 18. Thomas Mikaele 19. Starford To'a 20. Jock Madden 21. Tukimihia Simpkins 22. Ruatapu Ngatikaura

Storm: 1. Ryan Papenhuyzen 2. George Jennings 3. Reimis Smith 4. Justin Olam 5. Xavier Coates 6. Nick Meaney 7. Jahrome Hughes 8. Jesse Bromwich 9. Brandon Smith 10. Christian Welch 11. Felise Kaufusi 12. Kenneath Bromwich 13. Josh King 14. Tyran Wishart 15. Jayden Nikorima 16. Trent Loiero 17. Nelson Asofa-Solomona 18. Dean Ieremia 19. Alec MacDonald 20. Jack Howarth 21. Sualauvi Faalogo 22. Bronson Garlick

You can see a comparison of Kayo vs Foxtel here. Want more information on sports streaming? You can see our full 2022 NRL season draw here.

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