International Media Rights

New Zealand

AFL

Each week Sommet Sports will broadcast a minimum of five matches live and the remaining matches on delay. The rights include live broadcast of the Toyota AFL Finals Series matches (including the Grand Final) and a weekly highlights program that will air over 28 weeks (on holdback).

Sommet Sports and SKY Sport also have the right to broadcast all NAB Challenge preseason matches between February 12 and March 1.

SKY Television New Zealand will also broadcast AFL matches during the premiership season; one AFL premiership match per week on delay, one AFL finals match per week on delay, the Grand Final live and both ANZAC Day matches live. SKY Sport will also air a weekly highlights program first following each round of matches.

More details here.

NRL

All Warriors Telstra Premiership matches, the Harvey Norman Rugby League All Stars, the Holden State of Origin Series, Telstra Premiership Finals Series and Grand Final will be shown live on SKY Sport;

All Telstra Premiership matches and televised Holden Cup matches are available for broadcast on SKY Sport.

More details here

.The Vodafone Warriors games will be shown on Māori Television on Sunday or Monday nights from March 9 on a delayed basis.  Commentary for the 13 home games will be provided by ex-Warriors’ coach Tony Kemp and Māori Television presenter Te Arahi Maipi.

Details here.

United States

FOX Soccer Plus is carrying two AFL matches per week throughout the season, along with weekly hour-long highlight shows to recap each round of play. FOX Soccer Plus is also carrying two NRL Telstra Premiership matches per week throughout the season, along with weekly half-hour highlight shows to recap each round of play.

See Fox Soccer press release here

China

The Australian Football League has announced a deal with Shanghai Media Group (SMG) that will see the broadcasting of one AFL match a week on International Channel Shanghai (ICS). See here.

 

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