How to watch England vs Australia online for free

The England vs. Australia Rugby World Cup 2019 match will take place on Saturday, October 19 at 8:15 AM BST (3:15 AM EST / 16:15 PM JST local time). There’s no need to miss out on the action, no matter your location, though; by connecting to a server in another country with a VPN, you can live stream England vs. Australia for free, even if you’re abroad.

Please keep in mind that we’ll only be recommending official sources for watching England vs. Australia. Unauthorized streams are notoriously unreliable and may cause you to miss out on much of the action. After all, unlicensed sources tend to offer poor resolution video and frequent performance issues, plus they can be taken offline for copyright infringement. Fortunately, there are numerous official sources for watching England vs. Australia online free so you don’t need to resort to unofficial streams.

Only region-locked platforms are showing England vs. Australia. A VPN can help you unblock this geo-restricted content and live stream the quarter-final match from abroad.

How to watch England vs. Australia live online free

Here’s how you can spoof your location with a VPN, allowing you to live stream the England vs. Australia match for free abroad:

  1. Sign up with a suitable VPN service. We recommend ExpressVPN but NordVPN and CyberGhost are reliable, good value alternatives that also unblock ITV Hub.
  2. Download and install the app for the device on which you’d like to watch England vs. Australia. The above VPNs also offer browser extensions for Chrome and Firefox.
  3. Open the VPN app and connect to a server in the country from which you want to watch the match. For example, a server in the UK for ITV Hub or a server in Australia for 10 Play. You’ll then have a UK or Australian IP address for watching abroad.
  4. If you’re using ITV Hub, you’ll need to create a free account. This requires an email address, password, and personal details (including a UK postal code — any will do).
  5. Go to the platform in question. All content (including live streams) should be unblocked. If you’re still having trouble, clear your browser’s cache and cookies and try again.

The above steps should allow you to watch England vs. Australia online for free. However, it’s good practice to test your VPN in advance. This way, if you have any trouble, you can potentially avoid missing the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals by contacting your VPN’s customer support for further assistance.

How to live stream England vs. Australia free on UK TV

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All of the Rugby World Cup 2019 matches are on ITV. This means you can watch England vs. Australia online on ITV Hub. You will have to create an ITV Hub account but fortunately, this is completely free and only takes a few seconds. An email address and password is required, plus you’ll also be asked for your name, date of birth, and a UK postcode (any valid UK postcode will work).

As the ITV Hub is region-locked, rugby fans outside of the UK will have to connect to a VPN to be able to watch. This will allow you to obtain a UK IP address for watching ITV Hub abroad. You may be interested to know that ExpressVPN includes a 30-day money back guarantee. As such, you can test it with ITV Hub risk-free and receive a full refund if you’re unsatisfied.

Where else can I watch England vs. Australia live online?

ITV Hub isn’t the only place you can watch England vs. Australia online for free. Below, you’ll find out how to stream the Rugby World Cup 2019 quarter-final match in several different countries. If you don’t see your country listed, take a look at this list of broadcasters.


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Rugby fans in the US can watch England vs. Australia live on NBC Sports Gold. However, this requires the purchase of a Rugby World Cup Pass. You have the option of accessing the entire knockout stage for $99 USD or purchasing a single game for $34.99. Regardless of which option you choose, you’ll need a VPN and US IP address in order to watch abroad (outside the US).


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There are a few ways to watch the England vs. Australia quarter-final match in Australia. Arguably the best is with Network Ten which is broadcasting all of Australia’s games online for free. To watch online, you’ll need to go to Network Ten’s 10 Play platform. Fortunately, you don’t need to sign up for an account in order to watch. However, you will need to connect to a VPN’s Australian server in order to watch abroad.

Further options for live streaming England vs. Australia include Fox Sports and Kayo Sports. If you’re a Foxtel TV subscriber, you can watch live online via the Foxtel Go app. Alternatively, Foxtel offers a standalone service, Foxtel Now, which doesn’t require a lock-in contract. This costs $40 AUD per month while Kayo Sports is priced at $25 per month. Both services include free trials but neither is long enough to watch the rest of the tournament in its entirety.



RTÉ is showing all of the knockout stages of the 2019 Rugby World Cup online free. You can, therefore, live stream England vs. Australia on RTÉ Player. There’s no need to sign up for an account but you will need a VPN and Irish IP address in order to watch from abroad.

Alternatively, Eir Sport is broadcasting all of the Rugby World Cup games, including England vs. Australia. If you’re already an Eir Sport customer, you can watch the match via the Eir Sport app at no extra charge. Sky customers can subscribe to Eir Sport for €29.99 monthly or €299 per year.

What should I know about the England vs. Australia Rugby World Cup match?

England and Australia have met on 50 occasions with 25 Australia wins, 24 England wins, and one draw. The last time the two international teams matched up was in November 2018 in the 2018 Autumn International when England won 37-18. England are ranked 3rd in the world and won the Rugby World Cup in 2003. Australia is currently ranked 6th in the world and has won the World Cup twice (in 1991 and 1999).

Going into this Rugby World Cup quarter-final fixture, England has won all four of its group games. Australia won three matches but lost one 25-29 to Wales. England is the favorite to win this match, having won its last six matches against Australia. Indeed, Australia has only beaten England twice in the last ten times these teams have met.