On which channel is the NRL grand final and how do you watch it?

On which channel is the NRL grand final and how do you watch it?

The NRL grand final 2021 between the Penrith Panthers and South Sydney Rabbitohs has been described as the decider no one saw coming, with the Rabbitohs aspiring to become the first team to ever win it all after conceding more than 50 points in a regular season game.

We’ve got all the information you need to watch the game on TV or stream it live from your device, so you don’t miss any of the action at Suncorp Stadium.

The Panthers are favorites to do what they couldn’t do last year, saluting their first premiership since 2003; while the Rabbitohs are aiming for a second crown since 1971 and their first since 2014.

Here’s all the information you need to follow the match live stream, TV or listen on the radio for the first bounce tonight at 7:30 PM (AEDT).

How To Stream The NRL Grand Final Online
As with all the other games airing on Channel 9 this season, you can watch the NRL Grand Final via their official streaming service, 9Now, on any device that supports the app or access their website.

As an added bonus, 9Now offers four exclusive streams so you can choose what you watch from the big game: in addition to Nine’s main feed, there’s Coach Cam, which is on the can; Spider-Cam, the bird’s-eye view of the ground from above; and Player-Cam, featuring Panthers’ captain Nathan Cleary and Rabbitohs ace Cody Walker.

Just open the app or go to the website, create a free account or sign in with your details and start watching the game at your leisure.

Foxtel Go and Kayo’s usual streaming services won’t be showing the grand finale live, but they’ll both be showing reruns in the hours after the final siren.

Kayo subscribers will be able to watch replays of the big game starting at 9:40 PM (AEST) on request, assuming the game is over, and then continuing through the night and Sunday morning.

If you are abroad and want to watch the game, Watch NRL is your best choice. A grand final pass is available for $40 AUD, which will allow you to watch the game for one month (30 days) after signing up; while they also have season and finale options if you want to capture all the action for the 2022 season too.

How to watch the NRL’s grand final on TV
As always, Channel 9 is your only option to watch the grand finale live on TV. Their coverage of the big day begins at 11 a.m. (AEDT) and continues through to the first bounce, excluding an hour for news and other programming between 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. (AEDT).

Then you can tune in again to all the pre-match entertainment before all systems bounce for the first time at 7:15 PM (AEST).

As with your streaming options, Fox League will not be showing the Grand Finals live on their channel. However, they will provide their own pre-match coverage of the big game from wall to wall, with both the Queensland Cup preliminary finals starting at 1:15 PM (AEST) plus their own build-up to the big game from 5:30 PM. They will also be showing replays starting at 9:40 PM (AEDT), assuming the match is over.

Still stuck for options? Never be afraid: here at the roar, we’ll keep you updated on all the action, talking points, and memorable moments from the AFL’s biggest night.

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