How to Watch National Rugby League on Firestick (2024)


National Rugby League 2024 is the top-level Rugby League competition in Australia which is Officially known as the NRL Telstra Premiership (for sponsorship reasons) taking place from 2nd March to 6th October 2024.

It represents clubs from New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria, the Australian Capital Territory, and New Zealand. This NRL season will be the 117th season of the Professional Rugby League and the 27th season of the National Rugby League.

Prior to the regular season, there is a trial-based pre-season matches of NRL 2024 which will be played between the 10th to 25th of February 2024.

You can Watch National Rugby League on Firestick on Australian service 9Now for free, Kayo Sports, Foxtel, Sky Sports, and the NRL official Website.

You can stream NRL with 9Now for free but it is only available in Australia, likewise, other services have regional limited rights. You will need a VPN to bypass geo-restrictions of these services from anywhere. ExpressVPN is our #1 choice to unblock services.

3 Ways to Watch National Rugby League on Firestick

You can watch National Rugby League on Firestick with three different methods (Free and Premium). Check out these methods below:

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How to Watch National Rugby League on Firestick using 9Now

This is the APK method that is used to sideload the APK of the 9Now service with the Downloader App because its official app is available on the Amazon App Store in Australia only.

9Now is a Free Australian Streaming service that provides On-demand Content and Live TV Channels like Network9, Gems, Go, Life, Seinfeld, and others along with many Live Sports events including National Rugby League 2024.

Since it is only available in Australia, you must install and use ExpressVPN on Firestick and connect to the Australian server to unblock its content from anywhere.

For more details: How to install and Watch 9Now on Firestick

Follow the steps to install 9Now APK and Watch NRL 2024 for free:

Step 1: Turn ON your FireStick device and Go to FireStick Home


Step 2: Click on the Settings icon 


Step 3: Select the My Fire TV option


Step 4: To enable the Developer Option, click About.


Note: If you have already enabled the Developer Option, then proceed to Step 10

Step 5: Click on the Fire TV Stick option quickly at least 7 times


Step 6: Now you will see this message at the bottom saying "No need, you are already a developer". So stop clicking then


Step 7: Now the Developer Option will appear in the menu so click on it


Step 8: Choose Apps from Unknown Sources to turn it ON


Step 9: Simply click Turn On


Step 10: Now return to the FireStick Home menu by pressing the "Home" icon on the remote and click on Find


Step 11: Now select the Search icon


Step 12: Type Downloader and press search


Step 13: Select the Downloader App icon from the list available in the Amazon Store


Step 14: Tap Get/Download


Step 15: Wait for a while until the installation process is completed


Step 16: Now click Open


Step 17: Select Allow to give access to the downloader app


Step 18: Click OK here


Step 19: This is the Downloader App interface, Choose the Home tab and click Search Bar


Step 20: In the URL Search bar, enter the URL of 9Now APK or enter the Downloader code of 9Now APK “351914” and click Go

Note: The referenced link is the official URL of this app/website. FIRESTICKHACKS does not own, operate, or re-sell any app, streaming site, or service and has no affiliation with its developers.


Step 21: Click this Download Apk button


Step 22: Sometimes downloading doesn’t start, If it doesn’t start immediately, you can click on the “Here”  link.


Step 23: Now the APK file of 9Now will start to download, wait until it completes


Step 24: Click Install 


Step 25: Wait until the app is installed completely


Step 26: Once the installation is done, click Done.


Step 27: Before launching the app, open the ExpressVPN app and connect to the Australian server since it is only available in Australia


Step 28: Launch the 9Now App.


Step 29: This is the interface of the 9Now App


Step 30: Hover to the side menu and click login


Step 31: On this screen choose the Log Into 9Now button


Step 32: The verification code will appear on the screen, “Note it down”.


Step 33: Open the Silk browser on your Firestick, enter the 9Now website URL, and click Go

Note: you can use any other browser even on your PC or Mobile phone to activate the 9Now on your TV.


Step 34: From the Home page, click on the side menu icon


Step 35: Click the Connect Your TV option


Step 36: Here, you need to enter the verification code that you have noted earlier.


Step 37: Type the verification code and click continue


Step 38: It will take a few seconds to complete the activation process, wait patiently.


Step 39: It will show you a congratulatory message. Go back and Open the 9Now app again


Step 40: You can good to go to stream any on-demand and live TV Channels for free.


Step 41: Click the search Icon and type the NRL 2024


Step 42: Enjoy streaming live matches of NRL 2024


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How to watch National Rugby League on Firestick using Silk browser

You can watch National Rugby League on Firestick with this method on its Official NRL website which you can visit by installing the Silk Browser on Firestick.

Watch NRL is a Premium Service that will Officially broadcast Telstra NRL Premiership across the globe except for Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands at the cost of AUD 24/week and AUD 44/month (i.e. $15.66 and $28.71 respectively)

If you belong to the above-restricted regions, then you must install and use ExpressVPN to unblock this service in these regions.

Check out the steps below to watch the NRL website with the Silk browser:

Step 1: Keep in mind this service is not available in Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands, if you’re from these regions, Open the ExpressVPN app and connect to any other region server to access the service easily.


Step 2: Go to FireStick Home


Step 3: Click on the Find tab


Step 4: Now select the Search option


Step 5: Type Internet in the search bar and select from the list


Step 6: Choose the Internet App (Silk Browser) from the given options


Step 7: Tap the Get/Download button


Step 8: Wait until the installation of the browser completes


Step 9: Click Open, once the browser is installed.


Step 10: Click on Accept Terms to access the browser


Step 11: When the browser launches, the tab will open at first.


Step 12: In the search bar type the Official NRL Website “” and click the Go button. Type correctly as these URLs are case-sensitive

Note: The referenced link is the official URL of this app/website. FIRESTICKHACKS does not own, operate, or re-sell any app, streaming site, or service and has no affiliation with its developers.


Step 13: This is the interface of the NRL Website. You need to subscribe to one of its packages first.


Step 14: Check out these mathes of NRL 2024, Pre-season and Regular Season, Choose according to time and date.


Step 15: Enjoy Streaming…


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Official Ways to Watch National Rugby League on Firestick

There are some other official ways to watch National Rugby League on Firestick. Check out these services below:

1. Foxtel


Foxtel is a Premium streaming service that has the Official Rights to air National Rugby Leagues 2024 in Australia. It offers two services Fortel Now and Foxtel iQ4.

You can watch all the live matches of the NRL regular season along with NRL All-Star and Pre-season matches on Foxtel Now at the cost start at AUD 54/month (i.e. $35.20 per month)

2. Kayo Sports


You can also watch National Rugby League on Firestick with Kayo Sports as it is the Official Broadcaster of all the NRL seasons live and On-demand within Australia.

It is a Premium service that focuses on providing Sports across the globe to the audience of Australia with a minimum subscription cost of $25/month.

For more details: How to install and watch Kayo Sports on Firestick

3. Sky Sports


Sky Sports has the broadcasting right to air National Rugby League 2024 in multiple regions with its different services according to the regions.

It holds the rights in the UK to air all the game matches live and on-demand on Sky Sports with a subscription cost of GBP 25/month.

Moreover in New Zealand, you can also watch NRL 2024 with its streaming service “Sky Sports Now” at the cost of $24.99/week or $49.99/mo.

For more details: How to install and watch Sky Sports on Firestick

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Teams of National Rugby League 2024

There are a total of 17 Teams participating in the National Rugby League (regular season) in the following order.

Ten Teams from New South Wales, four from Queensland, and a single team from each of these regions including Victoria, the Australian Capital Territory, and New Zealand.

  1. Brisbane Broncos
  2. Canberra Raiders
  3. Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs
  4. Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks
  5. Dolphins
  6. Gold Coast Titans
  7. Manly Warringah Sea Eagles
  8. Melbourne Storm
  9. Newcastle Knights
  10. New Zealand Warriors
  11. North Queensland Cowboys
  12. Parramatta Eels
  13. Penrith Panthers
  14. South Sydney Rabbitohs
  15. George Illawarra Dragons
  16. Sydney Roosters
  17. Wests Tigers

Schedule of National Rugby League 2024

Check out the schedule of the National Rugby League of 2024 (Week 18 of 27) matches in the US Timezone (EST) for your convenience. Take a look:

Date Matchup Time (EST)
Wednesday, July 04 Eels vs Rabbitohs 05:50 AM
Thursday, July 05 Sharks vs Titans 04:00 AM
Thursday, July 05 Broncos vs Panthers 06:00 AM
Friday, July 06 Bulldogs vs Warriors 01:00 AM
Friday, July 06 Wests Tigers vs Storm 03:30 AM
Friday, July 06 Cowboys vs Sea Eagles 05:35 AM
Saturday, July 07 Roosters vs Dragons 12:00 AM
Saturday, July 07 Raiders vs Knights 02:05 AM

Other Live Sports Events to Watch on Firestick

Here are some popular sports events listed below that you can watch alongside the National Rugby League on Firestick. Take a peek:

FAQs – National Rugby League 2024

Which are the Oldest Teams Playing in the National Rugby League 2024?

The Oldest Teams that are still playing in the National Rugby League 2024 are the “South Sydney Rabbitohs” and the “Sydney Roosters”.

How can I watch National Rugby League 2024 for free?

You can watch National Rugby League 2024 for free with 9Now Streaming service which is a free service in Australia and provides Live and on-demand streaming to the Australian Audience only.

You can even access it from outside by connecting the Australian Server with ExpressVPN

What States participate with their club teams in NRL?

There are 17 Teams available from the 5 states including New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria, the Australian Capital Territory, and New Zealand.

Last Words

The 117th season is about to start the Professional Rugby League of Australia which is titled National Rugby League 2024 or NRL Telstra Premiership 2024.

This NRL 2024 season is taking place from 2nd March but before the regular season, there will be Pre-season matches player from 10th Feb to 28th Feb 2024.

You can watch National Rugby League on Firestick with 9Now for free, Kayo Sports, Sky Sports Now, Foxtel, and NRL Website.

All these services are either geo-restricted or have limited regional broadcasting rights. You will need a VPN to overcome both issues by bypassing geo-restrictions of these services from anywhere. ExpressVPN is our recommended choice

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