How To Watch The 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup In Australia

How To Watch The 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup In Australia

From June 7 to July 7, 24 countries will go head to head (and foot to football) in the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup. If you’re aren’t lucky enough to be in France for the epic event, fortunately there are a few ways to watch the games here at home.  Here’s where to watch the […]

by | Aug 27, 2020

From June 7 to July 7, 24 countries will go head to head (and foot to football) in the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup. If you’re aren’t lucky enough to be in France for the epic event, fortunately there are a few ways to watch the games here at home. 

Here’s where to watch the FIFA Women’s World Cup if you’re Australian. 

FYI all times featured here are in AEST. 

SBS

SBS is covering the biggest games of the tournament, live, free and in HD. You can catch their broadcast of all the Matildas games plus the opening match, quarter-finals, semi-finals and the final. They’ll be hosted by sports journalist Tracey Holmes and former Socceroo Captain Craig Foster, with exclusive analysis from ex-Matilda Joey PetersThe World Game website and app will stream all SBS matches live alongside the latest scores, video highlights, breaking news, and analysis from all 52 games.

Broadcast schedule:

France v Korea Republic: Saturday 8 June from 4am (kick-off 5am)

Australia v Italy: Sunday 9 June from 8.30pm (kick-off 9pm)

Australia v Brazil: Friday 14 June from 1.30am (kick-off 2am)

Australia v Jamaica: Wednesday 19 June from 4.30am (kick-off 5am)

SBS’s coverage of the Round of 16 will be announced throughout the tournament. 

Quarter-Final 1: Friday 28 June from 4.30am (kick-off 5am)

Quarter-Final 2: Saturday 29 June from 4.30am (kick-off 5am)

Quarter-Final 3: Saturday 29 June from 10.30pm (kick-off 11pm)

Quarter-Final 4: Sunday 30 June from 2am (kick-off 2.30am)

Semi-Final 1: Wednesday 3 July from 4.30am (kick-off 5am)

Semi-Final 2: Thursday 4 July from 4.30am (kick-off 5am)

Playoff for 3rd : Sunday 7 July from 12.30am (kick-off 1am) 

Final: Monday 8 July from 12.30am (kick-off 1am)

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OPTUS

Optus sport is the only place to watch all 52 matches of the FIFA Women’s World Cup live streaming and on demand, with 40 matches exclusive to the platform. Their live coverage will be accompanied by plenty of match coverage, expert analysis, news updates, featured stories, and behind the scenes access with hosts Amy Duggan, Melanie McLaughlin and Richard Bayliss.

In addition, FFA Hall of Fame inductee Cheryl Salisbury, Wanderers W-League assistant coach Catherine Cannuli, former W-League players Ash Sykes, Tal Karp and Amy Chapman along with Georgia Yeoman-Dale will join the team to provide expert analysis.

Catch the highlights on your phone or livestream a match direct to your laptop with one Optus sports login. You can also watch the game on your TV through Yes TV by Satellite, Fetch, and other streaming devices such as Chromecast, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, and XBOX Live.

Optus Sport is now available to non-Optus customers and to Optus customers for $14.99 per month on a rolling 30-day subscription via the Optus Sport App. But if you’re a school-aged child you can get free access to Optus Sport through out the tournament!

Broadcast schedule:

Group A 

France v Korea Republic: Saturday 8 June from 5am

Norway v Nigeria: Sunday 9 June 5am 

Nigeria v Korea Republic: Wednesday 12 June 11pm

France v Norway: Thursday 13 June 5am 

Nigeria v France: Tuesday 18 June 5am 

Korea Republic v Norway: Tuesday 18 June 5am 

Group B

Germany v China PR: Saturday 8 June 11pm 

Spain v South Africa: Sunday 9 June 2am 

Germany v Spain: Thursday 13 June 2am 

South Africa v China PR: Friday 14 June 5am 

China PR v Spain: Tuesday 18 June 2am 

South Africa v Germany: Tuesday 18 June 2am 

Group C 

Australia v Italy: Sunday 9 June 9pm 

Brazil v Jamaica: Sunday 9 June 11.30pm

Australia v Brazil: Friday 14 June 2am 

Jamaica v Italy: Saturday 15 June 2am 

Jamaica v Australia: Wednesday 19 June 5am 

Italy v Brazil: Wednesday 19 June 5am 

Group D  

England v Scotland: Monday June 10 2am 

Argentina v Japan: Tuesday 11 2am

Japan v Scotland: Friday June 14 11pm 

England v Argentina: Saturday June 15 5am 

Japan v England: Thursday 20 June 5am 

Scotland v Argentina: Thursday 20 June 5am

Group E 

Canada v Cameroon: Tuesday 11 June 5am

New Zealand v Netherlands: Tuesday 11 June 11pm

Netherlands v Cameroon: Saturday 15 June 11pm

Canada v New Zealand: Sunday 16 June 5am

Cameroon v New Zealand: Friday 21 June 2am

Netherlands v Canada: Friday 21 June 2am

Group F

Chile v Sweden: Wednesday 12 June 2am

USA v Thailand: Wednesday 12 June 5am

Sweden v Thailand: Sunday 16 June 11pm

USA v Chile: Monday 17 June 2am

Sweden v USA: Friday 21 June 5am

Thailand v Chile: Friday 21 June 5am

Quarter-Final 1: Friday 28 June from 5.00am 

Quarter-Final 2: Saturday 29 June from 5.00am 

Quarter-Final 3: Saturday 29 June from 11.00pm

Quarter-Final 4: Sunday 30 June from 2.30am

Semi-Final 1: Wednesday 3 July from 5.00am 

Semi-Final 2: Thursday 4 July from 5.00am 

Playoff for 3rd : Sunday 7 July from 1.00am 

Final: Monday 8 July from 1.00am 

Australia are bidding to host the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023. #GetOnside and sign up to show your support for the Bid.

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