The Super Rugby Pacific competition will begin on 24 February 2023, with the regular season to finish May 29, 2023. The final will be played on June 18, 2023. The five Australian Super Rugby Pacific franchises – the Blues, Chiefs, Crusaders, Highlanders, Hurricanes – and the Moana Pasifika have unveiled their squads for next season.
Here’s the schedule for today’s 2023 Super Rugby Pacific games, scores and how to watch every game live.
|24 February – 18 June 2023||Super Rugby Pacific||Watch live.|
In New Zealand you’ll be able to watch all the action live and exclusive on Sky Sport NZ or attend games in stadium throughout the six week competition.
RugbyPass and New Zealand Rugby, along with Rugby Australia have agreed a new partnership to offer the Super Rugby Trans-Tasman competition on a new streaming service for the 2021 tournament.
Have a look below at our broadcast guide to find out how and where to watch Sky Super Rugby Trans-Tasman.
All games will be live on Sky Sport 1, Sky Go and Sky Sport Now.
NZ Rugby is also working closely with Ruby Australia over trans-Tasman matches between respective Super Rugby sides, and more details will be released shortly.
2023 Super Rugby Pacific schedule:
Crusaders v. Chiefs
Friday, 24 February 2023, 7:05pm
ORANGETHEORY STADIUM – CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND
GAME 1 , ROUND 1
Waratahs v. Brumbies
Friday, 24 February 2023, 9:35pm
ALLIANZ STADIUM – SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA
GAME 2 , ROUND 1
Moana v. Drua
Saturday, 25 February 2023, 4:35pm
MT SMART STADIUM – AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND
GAME 3 , ROUND 1
Highlanders v. Blues
Saturday, 25 February 2023, 7:05pm
FORSYTH BARR STADIUM – DUNEDIN, NEW ZEALAND
GAME 4 , ROUND 1
Reds v. Hurricanes
Saturday, 25 February 2023, 9:35pm
QUEENSLAND COUNTRY BANK STADIUM – TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA
GAME 5 , ROUND 1
Force v. Rebels
Sunday, 26 February 2023, 12:00am
HBF PARK – PERTH, AUSTRALIA
GAME 6 , ROUND 1
Where to watch Super Rugby Pacific live in New Zealand
In New Zealand, Sky holds the exclusive rights to live Super Rugby. Sky extended its broadcast deal in October last year through to 2025.
Watch Super Rugby Pacific on Sky NZ
If you are a Sky NZ subscriber with the Sky Sport pack, you are all good to go for the restart of rugby union in New Zealand. If not, you need the Sky Starter pack for $25.99 per month plus the Sky Sport package, for an additional $31.99 per month. It gives you access to 13 sports channels, including dedicated rugby, cricket, golf and football plus two ESPN channels.
Can I watch Super Rugby Pacific live on free-to-air television?
Yes, you can watch some rugby, but no it won’t be live. Prime TV is showing a replay of the Saturday night game at midday the following day.
The broadcast rights to Super Rugby in New Zealand during the 2023 season belong to Nine and Stan Sport. One game from every round of Super Rugby AU will be available via Nine, with all other games on Stan Sport. Every game from the Super Rugby Pacific broadcast live and exclusive on Stan Sport. Four games from Super Rugby Trans-Tasman will air exclusively on Stan Sport, with one game per round on 9Gem.