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This Month On SKY Sport


This Month On SKY Sport

This Month On SKY Sport

OCTOBER is going to be an enormous month of LIVE sport, with some of the key highlights including: 

BIG This Month

NBL – Sky Sport Breakers season begins
Constellation Cup
UFC 243 – Whittaker vs. Adesanya
Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 
Rugby League World Cup Nines
Hyundai A-League – Wellington Phoenix season begins
Finals: Mitre 10 Cup, Farah Palmer Cup, Meads Cup, Lochore Cup
NRL Telstra Premiership Grand Final

Plus More

Sky Sport News
Schools Rugby Internationals
NBA 2019/20 season begins
FIFA U-17 World Cup
UEFA Champions League
World Superbikes
League: National Premiership
PGA Tour



Sydney Kings v Sky Sport Breakers Friday 18th – 9.00pm
Sky Sport Breakers v Sydney Kings Sunday 20th – 4.30pm
Sky Sport Breakers v Illawarra Hawks Thursday 24th – 7.00pm
Melbourne United v Sky Sport Breakers Saturday 26th – 7.00pm
Sky Sport Breakers v Cairns Taipans Thursday 31st – 7.00pm

Sky Sport will broadcast 126 regular season NBL games plus the NBL finals. 

Prime will also broadcast LIVE and free-to-air 14 home or away games from the 2019/20 season. Prime will also broadcast any Sky Sport Breakers play-off and finals games LIVE from the 2019/20 season. 



Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000
Sky Sport 5 LIVE
Thursday 10th – Sunday 13th 

Gold Coast 600

Saturday 26th – Sunday 27th


PTT Thailand Grand Prix Friday 4th – Sunday 6th 
Motul Grand Prix of Japan Friday 18th – Sunday 20th 
Pramac Generac Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix Friday 25th – Sunday 27th

World Superbikes

Motul Argentinean Round Friday 11th – Sunday 13th


Constellation Cup - Sky Sport LIVE

Silver Ferns v Australia (Christchurch) Sunday 13th – 3.30pm
Silver Ferns v Australia (Auckland) Wednesday 16th – 4.30pm
Australia v Silver Ferns (Sydney) Sunday 20th – 3.00pm
Australia v Silver Ferns (Perth) Sunday 27th – 3.00pm
Rugby League

NRL Telstra Premiership - Sky Sport 4
Grand Final Sunday 6th – 9.30pm

Super League - Sky Sport 4

Semi-Final 2 Saturday 5th – 7.00am 
Grand Final Sunday 13th – 6.00am 

Downer Rugby League World Cup Nines - Sky Sport 4

Day 1 Friday 18th – 8.00pm
Day 2 Saturday 19th – 11.30am

National Rugby League Premiership - Sky Sport 4

3rd v 4th Final Saturday 5th – 1.00pm
Grand Final Saturday 5th – 3.00pm

Internationals - Sky Sport 4

Lionhearts v NZ Residents Thursday 24th – 5.30pm
Jillaroos v Kiwi Ferns Friday 25th – 7.30pm
Kangaroos v Kiwis Friday 25th – 9.30pm
Great Britain v Tonga Saturday 26th – 8.00pm
Lionhearts v NZ Residents Sunday 27th – 2.30pm


UFC 243: Whittaker vs. Adesanya - Sky Sport News 

Weigh-ins TBC – TBC

Prelims available on ESPN.
Sunday 6th – 1.00pm

Sky Arena & Sky Sport Now PPV
UFC 243 Sunday 6th – 3.00pm
Price: $34.95
Sky Arena bookings: Text UFC243 to 4024, or call 0800 759 782. 
Sky Sport Now bookings: book at Skysportnow.co.nz or through the app


Mitre 10 Cup - Sky Sport 1

Week 9

Counties Manukau v Hawke’s Bay Thursday 3rd – 7.35pm
North Harbour v Wellington Friday 4th – 7.35pm
Bay of Plenty v Manawatu Saturday 5th – 2.35pm
Auckland v Southland Saturday 5th – 5.05pm
Otago v Canterbury Saturday 5th 7.35pm
Tasman v Northland Sunday 6th – 2.05pm
Waikato v Taranaki Sunday 6th – 4.35pm

Week 10

Southland v Bay of Plenty Thursday 10th – 7.35pm
Taranaki v Auckland Friday 11th – 7.35pm
Hawke’s Bay v Tasman Saturday 12th - 2.35pm
Manawatu v Counties Manukau Saturday 12th – 5.05pm
Wellington v Waikato Saturday 12th – 7.35pm
Northland v Otago Sunday 13th – 2.05pm Canterbury v North Harbour Sunday 13th – 4.35pm


Semi-Final 1 – Friday 18th 7.30pm
Semi-Final 2 – Saturday 19th 2.30pm
Semi-Final 3 – Saturday 19th 4.45pm
Semi-Final 4 – Saturday 19th 7.00pm
Championship Final – Friday 25th 7.30pm
Premiership Final – Saturday 26th 7.00pm

Farah Palmer Cup

North Harbour V Taranaki Friday 4th 5.00pm Sky Sport 1
Bay Of Plenty V Manawatu Saturday 5th 12.30pm Sky Sport 1
Auckland V Counties Manukau Saturday 5th 2.30pm Sky Sport 3
Waikato V Canterbury Sunday 6th 2.30pm Sky Sport 1
Manawatu V Wellington Saturday 12th 7.00pm Sky Sport 1
Canterbury V Bay Of Plenty Sunday 13th 2.00pm Sky Sport 9
Semi-Final 1 Saturday 19th 12.00pm Sky Sport 1
Semi-Final 2 Saturday 19th 2.00pm Sky Sport 1
Semi-Final 3 Sunday 20th 12.00pm Sky Sport 1
Semi-Final 4 Sunday 20th 2.00pm Sky Sport 1

Championship Final 
Saturday 26th 2.00pm Sky Sport 1
Premiership Final 
Sunday 27th 12.00pm Sky Sport 1

Heartland Championship

Meads Cup Final - Saturday 26th 4.45pm Sky Sport 1
Lochore Cup Final - Sunday 27th 2.30pm Sky Sport 1

Schools Rugby Internationals

NZ Schools v Fiji Schools 
September 30th 1.00pm Sky Sport 1 

NZ Barbarians v Australian U18  
September 30th 2.45pm Sky Sport 1 

NZ Barbarians v Fiji Schools
October 4th 1.00pm Sky Sport 1

NZ Schools v Australian U18
October 4th 3.00pm Sky Sport 1


Hyundai A-League - Sky Sport 7 beIN SPORTS

Adelaide United v Sydney FC Friday 11th – TBC
Western Sydney Wanderers FC v Central Coast Mariners Saturday 12th – TBC
Melbourne Victory v Melbourne City FC Saturday 12th – TBC
Wellington Phoenix v Western United Sunday 13th – TBC
Perth Glory v Brisbane Roar FC Sunday 13th – TBC

UEFA Champions League - Sky Sport 7 beIN SPORTS

Matchday 2 Wednesday 2nd & Thursday 3rd – 7.55am (Also on Sky Sport 4, 8 + 9)
Matchday 3 Wednesday 23rd & Thursday 24th – 7.55am (Also on Sky Sport 3, 4, 8 + 9)

FIFA U-17 World Cup - Sky Sport 7 beIN SPORTS

27th October – 18th November

UEFA Europa League - Sky Sport 7 beIN SPORTS

Matchday 2 Friday 4th – TBC
Matchday 3 Friday 25th – TBC


New Orleans Pelicans vs. Toronto Raptors – Wednesday 23rd 1.00pm ESPN2
Los Angeles Lakers vs. Los Angeles Clippers – Wednesday 23rd 3.30pm ESPN2
Boston Celtics vs. Philadelphia 76ers – Thursday 24th 12.45pm ESPN2
Denver Nuggets vs. Portland Trail Blazers – Thursday 24th 3.05pm ESPN2
Milwaukee Bucks vs. Houston Rockets – Friday 25th 1.00pm ESPN2
Los Angeles Clippers vs. Golden State Warriors – Friday 25th 3.30pm ESPN2
Dallas Mavericks vs. New Orleans Pelicans – Saturday 26th 1.15pm ESPN2
Utah Jazz vs. Los Angeles Lakers – Saturday 26th 3.35pm ESPN2
Los Angeles Clippers vs. Phoenix Suns – Sunday 27th 3.00pm ESPN2

ESPN will air 190 regular season games in 2019/20

Los Angeles Lakers, LA Clippers, Philadelphia 76ers and Golden State Warriors will 
appear 30 times or more. 

Boston Celtics, Houston Rockets and Milwaukee Bucks will all appear 25 times or more. 

Huge 5-game Boxing Day line-up, including LA Clippers vs Los Angeles Lakers and Milwaukee Bucks vs Philadelphia 76ers

ESPN will again be the home of the NBA Finals beginning June 5, 2020


PGA Tour - Sky Sport 6

Shriners Hospitals for Children Open Friday 4th – Monday 7th
Houston Open Friday 11th – Monday 14th
The CJ Cup at Nine Bridges Friday 18th – Monday 21st 
The Zozo Championship - Thursday 24th – Sunday 27th


October on ESPN is fronted by the return of the NBA, the MLB Playoffs and World Series and more NFL regular season games. Also big is the UFC on ESPN Fight Night, the return of the NHL, ATP tennis, more NCAA College Football, the MLS Playoffs and more.


Sky Sport News (Morning) 
Monday-Friday, 7.00am from September 2 
Sky Sport News (Sky channel 050) & free-to-air on Prime 

Sky Sport News (Midday) 
Monday-Friday, 12.00pm from September 2 
Sky Sport News (Sky channel 050) & free-to-air on Prime 

Crowd Goes Wild 
Monday-Friday, 7.00pm 
Sky Sport News (Sky channel 050) & free-to-air on Prime 


Sky Sport News [Morning] Weekdays 7.00am
Sky Sport News [Midday] Weekdays 12.00pm
The Crowd Goes Wild Weekdays 7.00pm
Breakdown Tuesdays – 8.30pm
SKYSPEED Wednesdays – 7.30pm 
Courtside Wednesdays – 8.30pm
NZ Press Box Wednesdays – 8.00pm
Farah Palmer Cup Highlights Show Wednesdays – 8.00pm 
Mainfreight Rugby Thursdays – 7.00pm 
1st XV Revision Thursdays – 7.00pm
Kick-off Thursdays – 9.15pm
The Kiwi League Show Thursdays – 8.30pm


The BLACKCAPS and England square off for the first time since you know when – England, bring the trophy with you.

Kiwis v Great Britain, Tonga v Australia & Samoa v Fiji
The International Rugby League season continues with a selection of mouth-watering matches to keep you entertained.

Australia v Pakistan
Pakistan head to Australia for three T20s and two tests.

Barbarians v Fiji & Wales
Always an expansive display of Rugby featuring some of the greats of the game.

PGA Tour, LPGA & European Tour continue, FIFA U17 World Cup concludes, Supercars & MotoGP champions are crowned, Darts for everyone with three tournaments over the month, NBL Championship & Hyundai A-League continue, plus much more…

Note: Due to the nature of LIVE sport - times and channels may change. Please check our TV Guide for the latest updates

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