Australia vs England live stream: how to watch second Test rugby online from anywhere today

Jack van Poortlviet of England scores a try during game one of the international test match series between the Australian Wallabies and England
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Eddie Jones' England side head to Brisbane today for this second match of the series, looking to make amends after losing their first game in nine matches against the Aussies last week. The tourists lost the first Test 30-28 in a tight series opener against 14-man Australia in Perth last Saturday. Read on as our guide explains how to get an Australia vs England live stream and watch the Summer International rugby second Test online from anywhere, including how to watch for FREE.

Australia vs England live stream

Date: Saturday, July 9

Kick-off time: 7.55pm AEST / 10.55am BST / 5.55am ET / 11.55am SAST / 9.55pm NZST

Venue: Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane

FREE live stream: 9Now (AU)

Watch anywhere: try ExpressVPN 100% risk-free

Global streams: Sky Sport (NZ) | Sky Sports (UK & IRE) | FloRugby (US) | SuperSport (SA)

Tries from Jordan Petaia, Folau Fainga'a and Pete Samu inside the first Test's closing stages saw Australia come from 14-9 behind to win 30-28 despite playing the entire second half a man down. Ellis Genge, Henry Arundell, Jack van Poortvliet were on the scoresheet for England, with Jones acknowledging his side would have won had they been more ruthless. 

The Wallabies make seven changes to their 23-man squad for this crucial second instalment of the series. The fit-again Taniela Tupou and backs Tom Wright and Hunter Paisami are among those set to start for the hosts. Sam Underhill meanwhile comes in to start for England in the back-row as openside flanker in place of concussion-hit Tom Curry.

Follow our guide as we explain how to get an Australia vs England second Test live stream today wherever you are - starting with how to watch Australia vs England for FREE.

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How to live stream Wallabies vs England: watch rugby for FREE in Australia


Aussie rugby fans can watch the second Test between the Wallabies and England without paying a penny thanks to Channel 9, which is showing all of the Wallabies' Summer Internationals.

Coverage starts at 7.30pm AEST on Saturday evening, ahead of a 7.55pm kick-off.

You can also fire up a Wallabies vs England live stream on the 9Now streaming service, which is completely free to use too, and compatible with most smart devices. 

Currently away from Australia?

Use a VPN to watch Australia vs England on 9Now from abroad

Die-hard rugby fans might want to take a look at Stan Sport too, which is live streaming every Summer International match ad-free.

A subscription costs $10 per month (on top of a $10 Stan sub), after a 7-day Stan Sport FREE trial.

Watch an Australia vs England live stream from outside your country

If you're abroad right now and struggling to tap into your regular coverage of the game, you'll want a VPN. This'll help you circumvent the geo-blocking that will try to stop you watching an Australia vs England live stream in particular parts of the world.

They're a useful means of getting around this issue, are cheap, and easy to set-up as well. Here's how it's done.

Use a VPN to watch an Australia vs England second Test live stream from anywhere

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How to use a VPN for Australia vs England on 9Now

Using a VPN to watch Australia vs England is as easy as one-two-three...

1. Download and install a VPN - as we say, our top choice is ExpressVPN.

2. Connect to the appropriate server location - open the VPN app, hit 'choose location' and select the appropriate location.

3. Go to the broadcaster's live stream - so if you're from Australia, just head to 9Now.

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How to watch Australia vs England: live stream rugby in the UK


Rugby fans based in the UK can watch the second Test between Australia and England on Sky Sports, with kick-off set for 10.55am BST on Saturday morning.

Sky customers with a Sky Sports subscription can also watch Australia vs England on the go on mobile devices via the Sky Go streaming service, which has dedicated apps for iOS, iPadOS and Android devices, along with Xbox and PlayStation consoles. If you want to sign up, you can check out our dedicated guide to Sky TV deals and packages for today's best prices.

If you don't fancy being locked in to a long, expensive contract, consider the more flexible streaming option, Now, (formerly Now TV).

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How to watch Australia vs England: live stream rugby in New Zealand


Live coverage of Australia vs England is being provided by Sky Sport in New Zealand, with kick-off set for 9.55pm NZST on Saturday night.

Sky Sport subscribers can watch online using the country's Sky Go service, while cord-cutters and anyone else can try the Sky Sport Now streaming-only platform - where a pass costs $19.99 per week or $39.99 per month. The monthly package comes with a 7-day free trial.

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How to watch rugby in the US: live stream Australia vs England


Dedicated rugby streaming service FloRugby has the broadcast rights for the Australia vs England game in the US, but be warned that kick-off set for 5.55am ET / 2.55am PT in the extremely early hours of Saturday morning.

A monthly FloRugby subscription costs $29.99, with an annual subscription costing $150 that you can sign up to on the website

Both packages give you access to the entire FloSports network, which includes coverage of cycling, motorsport and American Football, all of which can be watched on a range of devices, including iOS, Android, Roku, Fire TV, Chromecast and Apple TV.

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How to watch Australia vs England: live stream rugby in South Africa


Rugby fans looking to watch Australia vs England in South Africa can catch the action on SuperSport Grandstand, with kick-off set for 11.55am SAST on Saturday morning. 

And if you're not going to be able to watch on your TV, you can also tune in via the network's streaming service for PC and Mac, as well as via SuperSport's dedicated app.

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