All the information you need to watch the Pro14 wherever you are in the world
Guinness Pro14 live stream: How to watch matches online from anywhere
The Guinness Pro14 returned on 21 August, albeit in an abbreviated format.
There were two rounds of derbies (excluding the South African teams) followed by the semi-finals and final across four successive weekends, with every match shown live on Premier Sports, eir Sport and DAZN.
Related: Guinness Pro14 fixtures
Leinster were the form team before the pandemic saw the league suspended and the defending champions have continued that form since the restart. They reached the final after winning all 15 of their league matches and beating Munster in the semi-final.
They will face Ulster, who beat Edinburgh in dramatic fashion in the other semi-final, in the final at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday 12 September.
You’ll no doubt want to watch the action unfold – and below we explain how to find a reliable Guinness Pro14 live stream wherever you are while there is information on live streams for specific fixtures here.
How to watch the Guinness Pro14 from outside your country
If you’re abroad, but still want to watch your local Pro14 coverage, you can do so by using a VPN – Virtual Private Network.
VPNs allow you to get around any geo-blocking by changing your IP address so you appear in a different location and can watch the same legal Pro14 live stream you would at home.
Our friends at TechRadar have tested hundreds of VPNs 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 – perfect timing to watch the end of the Pro14 season – or sign up for an annual plan and get three months free.
Guinness Pro14 live stream: How to watch from the UK
Premier Sports show every Guinness Pro14 match live in the UK. If you have a Sky or Virgin Media contract, you can add Premier Sports to your package from £9.99 a month.
Or subscribe to Premier Player so you can stream matches online from £9.99 a month or £99 for 12 months, which would include the 2020-21 Pro14 season too. That is due to start on 3 October.
If you’re from the UK but are overseas when there’s a particular match you want to watch, you can get your normal live stream but you’ll need a VPN – see the information above.
Guinness Pro14 live stream: How to watch from Ireland
In Ireland, eir Sport show every Pro14 match live and if you sign up for eir broadband you can watch eir Sport for free via the eir TV app and online player.
Find out more about the eir broadband deals here.
Or you can sign up for eir TV and broadband packages, which include eir Sport, from €39.98 a month.
If you have Sky TV in Ireland but not eir broadband, you can add eir Sport to your package for €19.99 a month for three months (€29.99 after that) or for €240 for the year – here are the details.
Free-to-air Irish language channel TG4 also shows some Pro14 fixtures – check out our fixtures page to see which ones.
Guinness Pro14 live stream: How to watch from Europe
If you’re in Austria, Germany, Italy or Switzerland, you can watch Pro14 matches through the live and on-demand streaming service DAZN, which is compatible with smart TVs and phones, tablets, PCs, streaming sticks, set-top boxes, gaming consoles and more.
Guinness Pro14 live stream: How to watch from Canada
DAZN, which allows you to live stream sport or watch it on demand, is the place to go to watch Pro14 matches in Canada.
Guinness Pro14 live stream: How to watch from New Zealand
If you want to tune in to the Pro14 from the Land of the Long White Clould, Sky Sport NZ is the place to go.
It costs $31.99 a month to add Sky Sport to your Sky Starter pack ($25.99) but if you sign up for 12 months before 30 September 2020 you’ll get your first month free. Plus, you’ll get Sky Go, which allows you to watch live rugby wherever you are.
Guinness Pro14 live stream: How to watch from South Africa
SuperSport came on board as a Pro14 broadcast partner when South African franchises Cheetahs and Kings joined the competition in 2017.
They primarily show matches involving those teams but do broadcast others when schedules allow, which gives viewers the chance to check on the form of South Africans playing in the Pro14, like Munster’s World Cup winners Damian de Allende and RG Snyman.
There are various DStv packages available that give access to SuperSport, ranging from EasyView, with access to Blitz, to Premium, which includes all ten sports channels.
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