How To Watch The Super Bowl 2017 In Australia Online And For Free

How to watch Super Bowl 51 (LI)in AustraliaImage: Getty Images

It's a bit crazy in the US right now, but nothing will stop the Super Bowl, the iconic annual championship game for the National Football League. The 51st Super Bowl (also known as Super Bowl LI) is set to kick off in a few days' time, pitting the New England Patriots against Atlanta Falcons. Lady Gaga will be performing at half-time.

If you're in Australia and want to tune in on the game and festivities, here's how you can do it. (Even if you're at work.)

See also: Here Are All The 2017 Super Bowl Commercials


Super Bowl 51 will air live on Foxtel's ESPN channel on Monday, February 6 at 10:30am AEDT.

If you don't have Foxtel, you can currently get a two-week free trial of Foxtel Play which includes access a number channels including ESPN. You can use Foxtel Play on your mobile or tablet.

Free-to-air TV

Channel 7 is the official free-to-air broadcaster of the NFL. Live coverage will begin from 10:00am (AEDT) Monday morning. For those in Perth, the game will be broadcasted on 7Mate from 7:00am.

You can also watch a live stream on the PLUS7 App or via the Plus7 web browser from 10:00am AEDT.


Of course, you can always use a virtual private network (VPN) to watch the official coverage of it in the US. Fox Sports is the broadcaster and you can sign up to a virtual private network (VPN) and watch the network's official coverage.

Once you're up and running, you can watch the live stream at CBSSports or download the Fox Sports GO app to your platform of choice. The app is available on iOS, Android, Windows and Amazon devices.

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.

Bonus Super Bowl-related content

Former Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch went to Houston, Scotland to educate the local populace about Super Bowl:


    Use PureVPN to stream sports online, i think this is the only solution to watch live online.

    Last edited 08/02/17 12:12 am

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