Penrith Panthers vs South Sydney Rabbitohs: How to watch NRL preliminary finals live on TV and online

Tonight’s Week 3 NRL finals fixture features a do-or-die clash between the Penrith Panthers and the South Sydney Rabbitohs at ANZ Stadium. Here is all the information you need to watch the action live.

After claiming victory in a dominant display against the Parramatta Eels last week, the Rabbitohs are coming into tonight’s game looking to continue their storied run through the finals. However, it will be no easy feat as the top-finishing Penrith Panthers have been in scintillating form for the latter half of the season.

The winner of tonight’s clash will go on to compete in a blockbuster grand final next week.

Penrith Panthers vs South Sydney Rabbitohs start time

The finals match starts at the usual Saturday night footy time of 7:50pm (AEDT). That means for viewers in Queensland, it starts at 6:50pm. For viewers in Perth, it’s 4:50pm and in South Australia, it’s 7:20pm.

How to watch Penrith Panthers vs South Sydney Rabbitohs online

If you are looking to watch the game online or on a device, there are quite a few options available.

Firstly, Kayo Sports is a good platform to stream the game. Kayo offers you the opportunity to solely stream Foxtel sporting content and also has a 14-day free trial for new subscribers. Following that, a subscription will cost you $25 per month.

Alternatively, you can watch the game via Foxtel Now. It is a little pricier than Kayo at $54 per month with the sports pack, although there is a ten-day free trial available.


For free streaming, 9Now is an option. The platform requires that you create an account, although once that’s done you will have access to a live stream of the game.

There is also the NRL Live Pass app which is available for free to applicable Telstra mobile customers. However, if you are not a Telstra customer, you will need to buy the package which will cost $99.99.

If you are outside of Australia and looking for a stream to watch the game live. The official international streaming service, Watch NRL offers a range of subscription options. Make sure that you check that your country is eligible before subscribing.

How to watch Penrith Panthers vs South Sydney Rabbitohs on TV

If you are wanting to watch the action live on your TV, there are a couple of options.

Your free-to-air option is the Nine Network, who will show the game on their main channel in NSW. The channel may vary from state-to-state so check your local TV guide.

The pay-TV option is Fox Sports, with the channel Fox League to show the finals match live, although you will need a subscription that includes the sports pack to watch it.

And remember, you’ll be able to stay on top of the Panthers-Rabbitohs contest right here on The Roar with our live blog, highlights and post-match reaction.


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