How to watch New Zealand vs England: live stream the rugby league from anywhere

The England football team's second match at the FIFA World Cup may be stealing most of the limelight this weekend, but the country's rugby league outfit has an important contest of its own, taking on New Zealand in the United States. 

England coach Wayne Bennett is using the international to blood two debutants, with Jake Connor and Tommy Makinson set to start in Denver. The Kiwis have a significant debutant of their own, with Michael Maguire managing his first game as coach of the side. 

Hoping to catch this New Zealand vs England rugby league fixture live? You're in the right place, as we run down the TV viewing, live stream and VPN options to help you see the action. The good news is that you can stream New Zealand vs England for free no matter where you are in the world. 

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How to live stream New Zealand vs England in the UK for free

Result! The New Zealand vs England rugby league clash will be shown live on BBC Two in the UK. That means you can watch it for free on your TV when it kicks-off at 9.10PM BST.

Alternatively you can live stream the action via the BBC iPlayer platform or through a third-party online streaming TV service such as This means you can catch the match on TV, computer, tablet and smartphone for free if you're in the UK.

Not in the UK this weekend? No worries – just download and install a VPN and use a UK location to watch as if you were back in blighty. Full instructions below.

How to live stream New Zealand vs England rugby league for free anywhere else in the world

If you're outside the UK and try to start streaming the rugby league on BBC Two, you'll soon discover that it is location restricted. But there's a way you can watch for free anyway. By downloading and installing a VPN, you can effectively trick your computer into thinking that it's in the UK. That way you can enjoy the free coverage without having to pay your local broadcaster or find an illegal stream.

It's really easy to get started with a VPN – here's how to do it:

How to watch the rugby league live in New Zealand

In New Zealand, Sky Sports has the rights to show the Kiwis take on England in the rugger in the US. That means access via the Sky GO app for subscribers as well.

If you've read the rest of this article, you probably know the alternative route by now. You could give a VPN a try as per the instructions above.

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