Alongside apple pie, NASCAR and the phrase “y’áll”, there are few things more American than the Super Bowl. This weekend, the 50th championship game of National Football League kicks off between the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos. Here’s how to watch the game Down Under for all you gridiron fans.
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Super Bowl 50 will air on Foxtel’s ESPN channel on Monday 8 Feb. Live coverage will begin from 7:30am with kick-off scheduled for 10:30am AEDT.
If you don’t have Foxtel, you can currently get a two-week free trial of Foxtel Play which includes access to every Foxtel channel, including ESPN. Crucially, the deal also comes with Foxtel Play, which means you can watch the game on your phone or tablet at work.
Channel 7 is the official free-to-air broadcaster of the NFL. Live coverage will begin from 10:00am (AEDT) Monday morning. (Note: Perth will be showing the game on 7Mate from 7:00am.)
If you want an authentic Super Bowl experience complete with its celebrated ad spots, you can sign up to a virtual private network (VPN) and watch CBS’s official coverage. Once you’re up and running, you can watch the live stream at CBSSports or download the CBS National Football League app to your platform of choice.
Head to the pub
Numerous sports bars and pubs around the country will be showing the game live. Check the establishments in your area and ensure they have plenty of large screen TVs.
You can find more information on watching the Super Bowl online via this infographic from SlickVPN.