The wait is over for rugby fans keen to find out who will join them in their living room for an exciting new era in the sport, with Nine and Stan unveiling a list of stellar comments for the 2021 season.
For the first time this year, every match of the Super Rugby 2021 competition will be available on Stan Sport, the new homeland of rugby, and a weekly Super Rugby AU match will be broadcast live and free every Saturday on Nine.
Kicking off on February 19, all matches will be presented by a superstar team of hosts and experts and produced by the unrivaled experience of the award-winning Wide World of Sports team.
Top rugby hosts top the talent list Roz kelly and Nick McArdle, who have both interviewed the who’s who of sport and have experience hosting some of the world’s biggest blockbuster events during their distinguished media careers.
A team of former Wallaby superstars will join them, including Horan team, Morgan turinui, Drew mitchell and Justin harrison, former All-Black legend Andrew Mehrtens, and former international double code star Allana Ferguson to analyze and explain every aspect of the game.
Experienced commentators Sean maloney and Andrew Swain will be there to call the action and capture every breathtaking moment throughout the year.
Nine Rugby Director Murray Shaw said: “I am extremely proud of the roster of incredibly talented and skilled talent that we have assembled to deliver what will be the most comprehensive rugby coverage ever in Australia produced for rugby fans new and old as we enter a new era of the game. “
Nine’s Wide World of Sports will produce all games appearing on Nine and Stan Sport, with cutting-edge technology and studios at the heart of the all-new presentation that will deliver the best possible experience for sports fans.
For the first time in the professional era, Super Rugby will be available to an unencrypted audience on Nine, with an elite competition match being broadcast live every Saturday on 9Gem. The Wallabies test matches in Australia and New Zealand will also be streamed live on Nine.
Rugby Australia CEO Andy Marinos said: “Super Rugby AU is set to reach new heights in 2021 on its new home on Stan and Nine, with extensive coverage in unencrypted, ad-free coverage on Stan Sport.
“We are extremely excited for the new season of Super Rugby AU, with Australian rugby superstars showing in more shows than ever before.”
Stan Sport will be available for $ 10 per month. Consumers Can Pre-Activate the Stan Sport Bundle Now to Receive a 30-Day Free Trial for a Limited Time Only