Eddie Jones's Wallabies tackle the Flying Fijians in Saint-Étienne in Rugby World Cup Pool C

Kick-off is nearing for a Rugby World Cup game no-one wants to miss – if you’re looking for how to watch a Australia v Fiji live stream today, search no further. This article will tell you how to watch the game wherever you are, including how to watch for FREE on ITV1 and ITVX in the UK, and 9Now in Australia.

Stade Geoffroy-Guichard in Saint-Étienne is hosting the intriguing battle that kicks-off 4:45pm (BST). We’ve got all the details  you need to watch the game, even if you’re outside your country, including information on how you can use a VPN to watch Australia v Fiji FOR FREE from abroad via ExpressVPN.

There’s a late change to the Australia side as captain Will Skelton is ruled out and his place in the starting line-up is taken by Richie Arnold, with Matt Philip moving onto the bench. Australia will be captained by Dave Porecki.

Make sure you do not miss out on an Australia v Fiji live stream by following the information below. We have details of all the Rugby World Cup fixtures and how to watch them right here, and if you scroll down to the end of the article you can find out when the match is kicking off in your time zone.

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Fiji need a win to keep their hopes of reaching the knock-out stages alive

Watch Australia v Fiji: live stream for FREE in the UK

ITV have the exclusive rights to show the Rugby World Cup to UK audiences – including Australia v Fiji. Coverage gets underway on ITV1 at 4:15pm (BST) today, with the kick off at 4:45pm

All matches can also be streamed FREE on ITVX. They have an amazing app that works on almost all your smart devices. Just search for the app on any device, phone or console you have.

If you’re outside of the UK, but want your usual coverage, it’s best to check out ExpressVPN (which comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee) and follow the instructions below. As well as a VPN, you’ll need a valid TV licence to watch ITVX when abroad.

How to watch an Australia v Fiji live stream from outside your country

If you want to watch the Rugby World Cup action from your country’s broadcaster, but are abroad, you can do so by using a VPN – Virtual Private Network.

Our fine colleagues at TechRadar have tested hundreds of VPNs and recommend ExpressVPN, which is easy to use, has strong security features and lets 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.

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Watch Australia v Fiji: live stream for FREE from Australia

Live coverage of every Wallabies game – including Australia v Fiji – will also be available for FREE on Channel 9 and the 9Now streaming service.

Kick off is at 1:45am (AEST) on Monday 18 September.

The Stansport streaming platform is also showing all 48 Rugby World Cup matches, ad-free, live and on demand.

It costs $15 a month to add Stan Sport to your general Stan plan – and there is also a seven-day free trial available so you can give it a run out first.

Watch Australia v Fiji: live stream from South Africa

Rugby fans in South Africa can head to SuperSport for coverage from 5:30pm SA time. Kick-off is at 5:45pm.

There are various SuperSport packages available, whether you want to watch via DStv or stream.

Watch Australia v Fiji: live stream for FREE from Ireland

In Ireland, coverage of World Cup matches is being shared between RTÉ and Virgin Media Television.

Australia v Fiji will be available FOR FREE on RTÉ2 and RTÉ PlayerCoverage starts at 4:30pm (Irish Standard Time) ahead of the 4:45pm kick-off.

If you’re going to be away from home, you can use ExpressVPN to watch South Africa v Romania FOR FREE from abroad.

Watch Australia v Fiji: live stream from the USA

Australia v Fiji kicks off at 11:45am (ET), 8:45am (PT). It will be streamed on Peacock Premium, which is available for $5.99 a month. You can find subscription information here:

Watch Australia v Fiji: live stream from New Zealand

To catch Australia v Fiji, rugby fans in New Zealand will have to get up very early and tune into Sky Sport NZ for a 3:45am kick off on Monday 18 September. A Rugby World Cup 2023 Pass is available for $89.99, giving you access to all 48 matches live and on demand.

Watch Australia v Fiji: live stream for FREE from Europe

World Rugby’s RugbyPass TV streaming service is providing English-language Rugby World Cup live streams FOR FREE in Albania, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Greece, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Malta, Slovakia and Ukraine.

TF1 have the broadcast rights in France – however, they have also agreed a sub-licensing deal for 28 of the 48 matches with commercial broadcaster M6 and public-service broadcaster France Télévisions as well. Kick off is at 5:45pm French time.

In Italy, Rai and Sky Italia are sharing the rights to show the World Cup. Australia v Fiji kicks off at 5:45pm local time.

Watch Australia v Fiji: live stream for FREE from Asia

World Rugby’s RugbyPass TV streaming service is providing English-language Rugby World Cup live streams FOR FREE in China, Mongolia, Myanmar, South Korea, Turkmenistan and Vietnam.

beIN Sports is the place to go to watch a Australia v Fiji live stream in Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei, Indonesia, Timor-Leste, Philippines, Thailand, Laos and Cambodia. All 48 matches of the tournament will be available on the beIN Sports Connect app, and on dedicated pop-up channel beIN Sports Rugby.

In some countries (including Hong Kong, Singapore and Philippines), Rugby World Cup matches are not included as part of your usual BeIN Sports subscription. To watch the tournament, you’ll need to pay for an additional RWC Pass, which will give you access to all the matches. (Prices vary by country.)

Australia v Fiji: kick-off times

UK: 4:45pm
South Africa: 5:45pm
11:45am (ET), 8:45am (PT)
1:45am (AEST), Monday 18 September
New Zealand:
3:45am, Monday 18 September

Australia v Fiji: team line-ups

AUSTRALIA: Ben Donaldson; Mark Nawaqanitawase, Jordan Petaia, Samu Kerevi, Marika Koroibete; Carter Gordon, Nic White; Angus Bell, David Porecki (captain), James Slipper, Nick Frost, Richard Arnold, Tom Hooper, Fraser McReight, Rob Valetini

Replacements: Jordan Uelese, Blake Schoupp, Zane Nonggorr, Matt Philip, Robert Leota, Issak Fines-Leleiwasa, Lalakai Foketi, Suli Vunivalu

FIJI: Ilaisa Droasese; Jiuta Wainiqolo, Waisea Nayacalevu (captain), Josua Tuisova, Semi Radradra; Teti Tela, Simione Kuruvoli; Eroni Mawi, Samuel Matavesi, Luke Tagi, Isoa Nasilasila, Te Ahiwaru Cirikidaveta, Lekima Tagitagivalu, Levani Botia, Viliame Mata

Replacements: Tevita Ikanivere, Peni Ravai, Mesake Doge, Temo Mayanavanua, Albert Tuisue, Frank Lomani, Vilimoni Botitu, Vinaya Habosi

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