Here is our full guide to 2020 Blues vs Crusaders Super Rugby live streaming , or watching it on TV. How to live stream and watch Crusaders v Blues Super Rugby Aotearoa Television, Radio and Online . Super Rugby Aotearoa season is here!
Have a look below at our broadcast guide to find out how and where to watch. You can easily catch Super Rugby live from anywhere .
|Week||Crusaders vs Blues|
|Venue||Eden Park, Auckland, NZ|
|Date & time||16 August 2020|
|Television||SKY Sports & Foxtel Now|
The new competition format will involve the five New Zealand franchises playing eight matches each. They will play four home and four away, with two byes. There will be two games per week, with kick-off at 7:05pm on Saturday and 3:35pm on Sunday local time (5:05pm and 1:35pm AEST).
TV coverage of the Blues vs Crusaders live Rugby will start at 3am (UK time) in the early hours of Sunday 16 August 2020.
From 7:05pm on Saturday , Sky Sports will be showing their coverage for the second match of the Aotearoa competition when the Crusaders Rugby host the Blues.
Kick-off is at 6.30am UK time, and the match will be shown on the main event and action channels.
A repeat will also be shown at 10am on Sky Sports NZ action.
You can watch Blues vs Crusaders Super Rugby Aotearoa 2020 with a BT Sport monthly pass without signing up to a contract. Regular subscribers can also Super rugby stream matches via the BT Sport website or BT Sport app on a variety of devices including laptops, smartphones and tablets.
Super Rugby Aotearoa is a revamped tournament where New Zealand’s five professional teams – Blues, Hurricanes, Crusaders, Highlanders and the Blues – take part.
The five teams will play against each other home and away over 10 weeks, with two matches being played each weekend, after the full five-nation Super Rugby tournament was abandoned in March.
Watch the Blues, Blues, Hurricanes, Crusaders and Highlanders battle it out for Super Rugby supremacy in New Zealand on a US$20 monthly pass .
Blues vs Crusaders will be broadcast live on ESPN, and streamed live via ESPN+.
ESPN+ subscribers can watch every Super Rugby live and also gain access to a huge catalog of classic Super Rugby matches and recent highlights. ESPN+ costs $4.99 per month or $49.99 for a full year, and it's available as an app on most mobile and streaming devices. Here's a full breakdown of additional features and details for ESPN+.
Fans based in New Zealand can catch the major Blues vs Crusaders events on Sky Arena. Similar to most other streaming platforms, you will have to cough up for PPVs - usually to the tune of $39.95. Big Super Rugby fans wanting to watch Blues vs Crusaders Rugby events as well will find that a Super Rugby Pass is the best option to tune in to Rugby action weekly.
Blues vs Crusaders is set to take place in AMI Stadium this weekend
Gallagher Blues : 15 Damian McKenzie, 14 Shaun Stevenson, 13 Quinn Tupaea, 12 Anton Lienert-Brown, 11 Sean Wainui, 10 Kaleb Trask, 9 Brad Weber (captain), 8 Pita Gus Sowakula, 7 Lachlan Boshier, 6 Luke Jacobson, 5 Tupou Vaa’i, 4 Mitchell Brown, 3 Nepo Laulala, 2 Samisoni Taukei’aho, 1 Aidan Ross
Replacements: 16 Bradley Slater, 17 Ryan Coxon, 18 Ross Geldenhuys, 19 Naitoa Ah Kuoi, 20 Dylan Nel, 21 Te Toiroa Tahuriorangi, 22 Aaron Cruden, 23 Etene Nanai-Seturo
Crusaders: 1-Joe Moody, 2-Codie Taylor (c), 3-Michael Alaalatoa, 4-Sam Whitelock, 5-Mitchell Dunshea, 6-Cullen Grace, 7-Billy Harmon, 8-Whetu Dougla, 9-Bryn Hall, 10-Richie Mo'unga, 11-George Bridge, 12-Jack Goodhue, 13-Braydon Ennor, 14-Sevu Reece, 15-Will Jordan.
Replacements:16-Brodie McAlistair, 17-George Bower, 18-Oli Jager 19-Luke Romano, 20-Ethan Blackadder, 21-Mitchell Drummond, 22-David Havili, 23-Leicester Faingaanuku.