All the details you need to watch Europe’s elite competition

European Champions Cup live stream: How to watch matches online from anywhere

It’s final time! Leinster and La Rochelle meet in the European Champions Cup final on Saturday evening in Marseille (kick-off 4.45pm UK & Ireland time).

To find out how both sides made it to the climax of the European season take a look at the European Champions Cup fixtures and below are details of how to find a reliable Champions Cup live stream wherever you are so you can watch the match.


How to watch the European Champions Cup from outside your country

If you’re abroad, but still want to watch your local Champions Cup coverage, you can do so by using a VPN – Virtual Private Network.

Our friends at TechRadar have tested hundreds of VPN and recommend ExpressVPN, which is easy to use, has strong security features and allows you to watch on several devices at once, including smart TVs and phones, iPads, tablets, PCs and Macs.

Plus, ExpressVPN comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee. You can try it out for a month for free or sign up for an annual plan and get three months free.


European Champions Cup live stream: How to watch from the UK & Ireland

BT Sport has the rights to show the Champions Cup in the UK and Ireland, and show every match live, including the final.

If you don’t have a BT contract but want to watch the competition, don’t worry because you can still easily watch it online. That’s because BT Sport has a contract-free monthly pass that allows you to get instant access to all four of their sport channels for just £25.

If you’re from the UK but are overseas when there is a particular match you want to watch, you can get your normal live stream but you’ll need a VPN – see the information above.

In the UK, Channel 4 will also show the final on free-to-air television while Virgin Media in Ireland are doing the same.


European Champions Cup live stream: How to watch from France

To watch the Champions Cup in France, beIN Sports is the place to go as they are the rights holders and will show every game live.

The final is also available on free-to-air France 2 this weekend, with kick-off 5.45pm French time.


European Champions Cup live stream: How to watch from elsewhere in Europe

In Italy, Sky Italia offers broadcast coverage of the Champions Cup.

Telefonica has the rights to show the Champions Cup in Spain and Andorra, Sport TV in Portugal and GO in Malta.


European Champions Cup live stream: How to watch from the USA

If you live in the States, the official broadcaster of Champions Cup matches is NBC, with matches streamed on Peacock Premium, which is available for $4.99 a month.


European Champions Cup live stream: How to watch from Australia

For those in Australia, beIN Sports now has the rights to show European Champions Cup matches in 2021-22.

You can also stream beIN Sports’ coverage live and on-demand through Kayo Sports. A basic package is $25 a month and premium is $35 a month – and they offer a FREE 14-day trial to new customers.


European Champions Cup live stream: How to watch from New Zealand

Sky Sport NZ has the rights to show the Champions Cup in the Land of the Long White Cloud. Leinster v La Rochelle will be live on Sky Sport 1 (kick-off 3.45am NZ time)


European Champions Cup live stream: How to watch from South Africa

SuperSport has the rights to broadcast the Champions Cup in South Africa. Leinster v La Rochelle will be live on SuperSport Variety 2 (kick-off 5.45pm SA time).


European Champions Cup live stream: How to watch from South-East Asia

Again, beIN Sports has the broadcast rights for European rugby in Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and other South-East Asia countries.


European Champions Cup live stream: How to watch from the Caribbean

In the Caribbean, SportsMax is where to head to watch Champions Cup matches.


European Champions Cup live stream: How to watch from elsewhere

EPCR now have an OTT service, epcrugby.tv, so you can stream live European matches outside of its core broadcast territories.


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