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Changes to NRL Live Pass in 2018


What are the changes to the 2018 NRL Live Pass?


  • Under the new NRL Digital Rights agreement from 2018 to 2022, the three State of Origin matches and the NRL Grand Final will no longer be available to live stream on NRL Live Pass. These matches will be live streamed on Channel 9's digital properties from 2018 onwards.
  • NRL Live Pass subscribers will still be able to live stream all 192 NRL Telstra Premiership games throughout the regular season, along with the elimination, qualifying, semi and preliminary finals. Pre-season competitions such as Nines, All Stars and World Club Challenge will also be available to live stream on NRL Live Pass under the new agreement. Telstra Mobile customers will continue to have NRL Live Pass included in their plan and will be able to stream these matches live, fast and data free.
  • From December 4, 2017 the NRL Official App will no longer be available on the Windows Phone platform. To see all the latest NRL news, please visit NRL.com or download the iOS or Android NRL Official App on your mobile and tablet to continue live streaming NRL Telstra Premiership matches.
  • From 29 August 2017, customers will no longer be able to purchase an NRL Live Pass subscription via NRL.com/livepass.  NRL Live Pass subscriptions will only be available via the NRL Official App. 
  • Customers who have purchased a Live Pass via  NRL.com/livepass will still be able to use their pass until 4 December 2017, watching live games and full match replays via NRL Live Pass will no longer be available on laptops or PC’s after 4 December 2017. 


Can I access Live Pass on my computer?

With the launch of the new NRL Digital Network, the live streaming of NRL Telstra Premiership games will only be available to Live Pass subscribers via the NRL Official App on mobile or tablet. Extended match highlights and full match replays will be available to stream across all devices.

What happens to my old NRL Live Pass annual subscription?

If you have purchased an NRL Live Pass subscription via NRL.com/livepass, your annual subscription will be cancelled and will no longer work from 4 December 2017. Subscribers who are in the middle of an annual subscription from NRL.com/livepass will be offered a 2018 NRL Live Pass full season voucher which will need to be redeemed via the NRL Live Official App..


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