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FIBA Women’s Asia Cup



Following the Boomers’ fourth place finish at the FIBA Basketball World Cup in China, the Aussie basketball action continues with the Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals competing at the 2019 FIBA Women’s Asia Cup from September 24-29.

The FIBA Women’s Asia Cup will be the first stage into qualification for the women’s basketball tournament at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan.

Basketball fans won’t miss a moment of the action, with every Australian game, as well as the classification games, semi-final qualifiers, semi-finals and final LIVE and EXCLUSIVE on FOX SPORTS, on Foxtel.

Featuring eight nations, divided into two groups, the FIBA Women’s Asia Cup will be played in Bangalore, India for its second consecutive year. The competition begins with the group knockout stage, with the top team from both groups directly advancing to the semi-finals.

After taking out the silver medal in 2017’s FIBA Women’s Asia Cup, the Aussies will be eager to claim gold this time around.

Australia, in Group B, face Philippines for their first game of the tournament on Tuesday, September 24. Coverage begins at 5.45pm on FOX SPORTS More 507.

The Opals’ next two games within the group stage sees them up against New Zealand on Wednesday, September 25 at 5.45pm and China on Thursday, September 26 at 8.00pm, with both games broadcast on FOX SPORTS More 507.

Featuring 22 players that have competed in the 2018/19 Chemist Warehouse WNBL season, the squad also includes all 12 Opals that won the silver medal at last year’s FIBA World Cup.

It will also be the first time the likes of Liz Cambage, Rebecca Allen, Sami Whitcomb and Alanna Smith get back in the green and gold after they won silver at the 2018 FIBA Women’s World Cup, with 11 players from that team named in the squad.

Hot on the heels from the FIBA Women’s Asia Cup, many of the stars of the Opals will return home for the start of the historic 40th season of the Chemist Warehouse WNBL, Australia’s longest running elite women’s sporting competition, with FOX SPORTS, on Foxtel, to broadcast one game a week LIVE.

2019 FIBA Women’s Asia Cup

Group Stage
Tuesday, September 24 - Australia v Philippines
FOX SPORTS More 507 5.45pm

Wednesday, September 25 - Australia v New Zealand
FOX SPORTS More 507 5.45pm

Thursday, September 26 - Australia v China
FOX SPORTS More 507 8.00pm

Semi-Final Qualifiers & Classification Games 7-8
Friday, September 27

Semi-Finals & Classification Games 5-6
Saturday, September 28

Final & 3rd Place
Sunday, September 29

*All times in AEST

A-League 2019/20

The stars of the Hyundai A-League joined forces with the FOX SPORTS football team in Sydney today to launch the 2019/20 Hyundai A-League season.

FOX SPORTS hosts Tara Rushton and Adam Peacock were joined by Head of Leagues Greg O’Rourke along with stars of the game to officially launch the new season which begins this weekend.

Speaking at today’s launch, O’Rourke said: “The Hyundai A-League 2019/20 season will see the dawn of a new era for the competition.

“We have an expanded league with the introduction of our newest club, Western United FC. They will provide a new narrative, new rivalries and new fans in one of the fastest growing regions in Australia.

“We have 6 of the 11 clubs with new coaches and a desire to change their new clubs fortunes, Western Sydney Wanderers are finally returning to Bankwest Stadium and all clubs have recruited well.”

Head of FOX SPORTS Peter Campbell said: “There is so much to look forward to this summer and FOX SPORTS will be the destination for fans to see all of the ad-break free action of every game Live, including the finals, of the Hyundai A-League and the Westfield W-League.”

FOX SPORTS has been there since the first season of the Hyundai A-League and continues its unwavering commitment to football for the 2019/20 season.

FOX SPORTS will continue to bring fans closer to the game with every game of the Hyundai A-League LIVE in HD with no ad-breaks during play.

This season FOX SPORTS will take fans into the inner sanctum of their favourite club, delivering fans pre-game interviews during warm ups, pre-game addresses from the coaches and access to the dressing rooms.

FOX SPORTS Minis also offers fans a condensed highlights package that can be accessed on demand on their TV, tablet or smart device through Foxtel, Foxtel GO and Foxtel NOW for those who miss the action live.

Round one gets underway on Friday, 11 October with Adelaide United hosting Sydney FC at 7.00pm before the Melbourne Derby between Melbourne Victory and Melbourne City on Saturday, 12 October at 7.30pm. League newcomers Western United will play their first match away against the Wellington Phoenix on Sunday, October 13 at 4.00pm.

FOX SPORTS will again deliver fans the best commentary and analysis in the business with experienced callers Brenton Speed and Simon Hill joined in the commentary box by Australian football icons Mark Bosnich, Andy Harper, Robbie Slater and Archie Thompson.

Football fans will also enjoy unrivalled insight throughout the season from Australian football legends Alex Brosque, Graham Arnold, Kevin Muscat and John Kosmina.

FOX SPORTS is also home to the Socceroos with every World Cup Qualifier, LIVE in HD and ad-break free during play.


Fri 11 Oct: Adelaide United v Sydney FC, Live at 7.00pm
Sat 12 Oct: Western Sydney Wanderers v Central Coast Mariners Live at 5.00pm
Sat 12 Oct: Melbourne Victory v Melbourne City Live at 7.30pm
Sun 13 Oct: Wellington Phoenix v Western United FC Live at 4.00pm
Sun 13 Oct: Perth Glory v Brisbane Roar Live at 6.00pm

*All times in AEDT time.

Seems like there’s been significant cutbacks to the A-League coverage - noticed there’s no mention either in that press release or in the TV guide of programs like ‘Matchday Saturday’ or ‘Shootout’

yes that is correct. Only a half-hour pre-game and 15 minute post-game. The A-League Hour has also been axed, replaced by A-League mini-matches (packaged highlights) on Monday nights from 7.30pm AEDT on 505, sandwiched inbetween lots of golf. Fox Sports cannot wait until their rights lapse, I’m sure Optus Sport will take it over after that.

They’re still referring to Saturday’s coverage as ‘Matchday Saturday’ so perhaps that hasn’t changed.

One other thing I’ve noticed is they’ve eliminated having a separate sideline reporter. Both last night (for the Socceroos match) and tonight, one of the ‘desk pundits’ conducted the HT & FT player interviews

Typhoon Hagibis forced yesterday’s qualifying for the Japanese F1 Grand Prix to be postponed to 10am local time (12pm AEDT) this morning, followed by the race at 4.10pm AEDT. Both events will be shown live on Fox Sports 507, with Bathurst 1000 on 506.

10am Japan time


2019 FFA Cup Final

The stage is set for the decider, and football fans will be able to watch all the action unfold of the FFA Cup 2019 Final LIVE and EXCLUSIVE, with no ad-breaks during play and in HD on FOX SPORTS, on Foxtel.

On Wednesday, October 23, reigning FFA Cup champions Adelaide United will be looking to create history and become the first team to win back-to-back titles when they go head-to-head against Melbourne City FC at Coopers Stadium, Adelaide where the winning team will be crowned FFA Cup 2019 Champions.

The Reds qualified for their third consecutive FFA Cup Final after beating Central Coast Mariners in a semi-final thriller, coming from behind at half-time to win 2-1.

Melbourne City secured their spot with a comfortable semi-final win against member federation team Brisbane Strikers, and are eager to reclaim the FFA Cup title they last won in 2016.

Coverage begins from 7.00pm AEDT, with the Final kicking off at 7.30pm AEDT on FOX SPORTS 505.

Tara Rushton will host FOX SPORTS’ coverage with expert commentators Robbie Slater, Simon Hill, Andy Harper and Robbie Cornthwaite calling all of the action.

FOX SPORTS’ expert commentator Simon Hill said: “The FFA Cup has quickly become an iconic and much loved part of the football landscape in Australia. We should have a fitting finale between two clubs with great Cup pedigree, and Coopers will be rocking, just like it was for last year’s Final.”

FOX SPORTS’ expert commentator Robbie Slater said: “The FFA Cup has been another enjoyable tournament this year and has shown the gap between the NPL teams and A-League clubs is getting closer.

“Adelaide United have again showed that they have a magic approach to this tournament. It’s their fourth time in the Final and they’ll be gunning for their third title.

“Adelaide haven’t lost an FFA Cup match at Coopers Stadium so will start the game as favourites, but you can’t write off Melbourne City who have been really good during this tournament.”

The Final precedes a blockbuster Saturday night featuring some of the biggest rivalries in football, Round 3 of the 2019/20 Hyundai A-League hosts the first Sydney derby between Western Sydney Wanderers and Sydney FC set to light up Bankwest Stadium, before Spanish rivals FC Barcelona and Real Madrid go head-to-head for the first El Clásico of the 2019/20 La Liga season.

Watch every match of the 2019/20 Hyundai A-League Season LIVE, ad-break free during play and in HD.

Foxtel subscribers can also watch or stream FOX SPORTS’ coverage of the FFA Cup 2019 Final and every match of 2019/20 Hyundai A-League Season on Foxtel Go.

FOX SPORTS Minis also offers fans a condensed highlights package that can be accessed on demand on their TV, tablet or smart device through Foxtel and Foxtel Go for those who miss the action live.

FOX SPORTS is available on Foxtel.

I see Brenton Speed is calling the Sydney A-league derby tonight.

I know he has called NRL and AFL games before, but didn’t know he could call soccer games too.

Very versatile! Is there anything he can’t call?

He used to call NBL back in the days when Fox Sports had the rights to it.

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He has always called Soccer & in the last 2 years started doing NRL.


Goes to show how often I look at the A-League!


Auckland’s Eden Park will host the first ever NRL/Super Rugby doubleheader in 2020.

Fox Sports has the rights to the doubleheader, but will it be shown across two channels (Fox League and Fox Sports) or simulcast on both channels?


I think the FOX coverage will be on separate channels with their own pre/post game shows whilst the other game is on.

Sandown 500


After a frightening shunt on the Gold Coast, series leader Scott McLaughlin will return to the track this weekend as he attempts to seal the 2019 Supercars championship at the Sandown 500, LIVE and Ad-break free on Foxtel.

From Thursday at 4.30pm, two exclusive interviews will take place on Supercars Trackside when host Jess Yates is joined by Mark Skaife to reveal Simona De Silvestro’s driving future and Team 18 Owner Charlie Schwerkolt confirms his second driver for 2020.

Drivers will take to the track on Friday for the final race of the Pirtek Enduro Cup with three practice sessions at 10.40am, 12.45pm and 3.20pm exclusively on FOX SPORTS.

On Saturday, two 20-lap sprint races will take place, first up the co-drivers only race at 2.25pm, followed by the main game drivers at 5.20pm – exclusive to FOX SPORTS, before coverage of the Sandown 500 on Sunday from 10.00am leading up to race start at 1.25pm.

In the FOX SPORTS studio at Sandown, Yates will be joined by Skaife with exclusive access to Red Bull Holden Racing Team co-driver Craig Lowndes for Foxtel audiences. Lowndes will make his 200th round start for the team and has won the Sandown 500 five times, more than any other driver in the field.

The team is joined by Supercars commentators Neil Crompton , Greg Murphy , technical analyst Mark Larkham and pit lane reporter Riana Crehan for the on-track action.


Supercars Trackside 4.30pm FOX SPORTS 506

Practice 1 (co-drivers) 10.40am FOX SPORTS 506
Practice 2 12.45pm
Practice 3 (co-drivers) 3.20pm

Practice 4 10.40am FOX SPORTS 506
Supercars Qualifying 12.25pm
Supercars Race (co-drivers only) 2.25pm
Super2 Series Race 1 4.15pm
Supercars Race (lead drivers only) 5.20pm

Supercars Warm Up 10.00am FOX SPORTS 506
Super2 Series Race 2 12.05
Supercars Sandown 500 (161 Laps) 1.25pm
Supercars Trackside 4.50pm

All times in AEDT

Well yesterday it was revealed that WAU lost its 2nd driver (Scot Pye) and one would think he is going to Team 18, Pye management team is 888 owner Roland Dane and Roland Dane supplies cars via customer agreement to Team 18 so that answer is done.

As for Simona, WAU now has a spot open, or she might go to Tickford depending on what Chaz decides to do.

Westfield W-League 2019/20

2019/20 Season Launches on Thursday November 14
“Hersday” Night Football Returns
14 Sunday Broadcasts including Five Double-Headers
Live and Ad-Break Free Coverage Plus Every Finals Game
Matildas v Chile Saturday November 9 at 2.30pm AEDT

Australia’s best female footballers return to the field when the 2019/20 Westfield W-League kicks off LIVE and ad-break free during play on FOX SPORTS, on Foxtel, next Thursday (November 14).

FOX SPORTS host Tara Rushton was joined by Head of Leagues Greg O’Rourke along with the stars of the Westfield W-League and members from the Matildas’ squad today to officially launch the season.

Speaking at today’s launch, O’Rourke said: “This season will again see the Westfield W-League showcase some of the best home grown and international female footballer’s right here in our own backyard.

“20 of the 23 Matildas from our 2019 World Cup squad and players who represented Brazil, New Zealand, Norway, Scotland and Spain at that tournament and other players from Iceland, Japan, Serbia, America and the United Kingdom will also take part this season.

“I urge all football fans to get out from Round 1 and cheer on their team and witness first hand where Heroes Are Made.”

Head of FOX SPORTS Peter Campbell said: “The Westfield W-League is a top class competition that showcases Australia’s best female footballers, including current and future Matildas as well as some of the world’s best players.

“The 2019/20 season promises to deliver football fans more great action and FOX SPORTS is again proud to provide live and ad-break free coverage for Foxtel and Kayo customers.”

Hersday Night Football returns on FOX SPORTS this season with Tara Rushton joined by a who’s who of Australia women’s football for 14 Thursday night clashes throughout the season, LIVE, ad-break free during play and in HD.

FOX SPORTS will also broadcast 14 Sunday match-ups, including five Hyundai A-League and Westfield W-League double-headers, LIVE, ad-break free during play and in HD.

FOX SPORTS will also show every game of the Westfield W-League finals series, LIVE, ad-break free during play and in HD.

FOX SPORTS will broadcast two games LIVE in Round 1, including the season opening clash between Western Sydney Wanderers and Adelaide United on Thursday, November 14 at 7.30pm AEDT and Sydney FC v Melbourne Victory on Sunday, November 17 at 4.00pm AEDT.

And with Foxtel’s streaming services, Foxtel Now and Foxtel Go, fans can get instant access and be signed up and streaming all the action LIVE within minutes.

In addition to their Hyundai A-League duties, Andy Harper, Brenton Speed, Tara Rushton and Adam Peacock join the Westfield W-League commentary team this year.

They will combine with a rotating roster of some of the most respected names in football, including former Matildas Georgia Yeoman-Dale, Michelle Heyman and Grace Gill, the Matildas’ record goal scorer Kate Gill and the newest addition to the FOX SPORTS’ team Amy Chapman.

Fans can warm up to the Westfield W-League season with the Matildas taking on Chile in the first of their two-game series on Saturday, November 9 ahead of the second clash on Tuesday, November 12 at 7.30pm AEDT.

Tara Rushton alongside former Matildas stars Georgia Yeoman-Dale and Michelle Hayman will preview the clash from 2.30pm AEDT before Brenton Speed is joined by Australia football greats Kate Gill and Grace Gill to call all the action from 3.00pm AEDT.

Attention then turns to Adelaide for game two on Tuesday, November 12 at 7.30pm AEDT.

FOX SPORTS will show both LIVE, ad-break free during play and in HD on FOX SPORTS 505.

The match-ups will be the Matildas first match on home soil since the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France.

FOX SPORT’S Football coverage is part of Foxtel’s “Summer Fest,” a massive line-up of the hottest entertainment featuring the world’s best live sport, drama, movies and shows all in the one place this summer.

Thursday, November 14: Western Sydney Wanders v Adelaide United at 7.45pm, LIVE, ad-break free during play and in HD on FOX SPORTS 505.
Sunday, November 17: Sydney FC v Melbourne Victory at 4.00pm, LIVE, ad-break free during play and in HD on FOX SPORTS 505.

Saturday, November 9: Matildas v Chile at 3.00pm, LIVE, ad-break free during play and in HD on FOX SPORTS 505.
Tuesday, November 12: Matildas v Chile at 7.30pm, LIVE, ad-break free during play and in HD on FOX SPORTS 505.

All times in AEDT

Kellogg’s Nutri-Grain Ironman and Ironwoman Series returned last month with Coolangatta Gold. The good news is that each round of the series (apart from Coolangatta Gold) will be shown live on Fox Sports, starting with Burleigh Heads round this Sunday (November 17) at 2pm AEDT. In the past couple of seasons, the series had been shown on delay.

Newcastle 500 Supercars

From Thursday 21 November

With one event left before school’s out for the 2019 Supercars season, drivers are all set for the bell to ring after a 500km street fight in Newcastle this weekend, with FOX SPORTS the only place to watch every session LIVE and Ad-break free during racing.

Although the 2019 Drivers title is safely in Scott McLaughlin’s hands, a classic Ford vs Holden battle will take place between Shell V-Power Racing and the Red Bull Holden Racing Team for the Team’s Championship title.

From Thursday at 4.30pm, Supercars Trackside will be LIVE from Civic Park in the heart of Newcastle with every driver on hand when host Jess Yates is joined by Craig Lowndes and Mark Skaife to preview the season finale and open bidding for a special item to raise funds for the NSW/QLD Bushfire Appeal plus Lee Holdsworth announces his 2020 team.

Drivers will take to the track on Friday on the scenic coastal circuit for two practice sessions at 11.30am and 3.25pm. Plus the Super2 Series, Aussie Racing Cars, Toyota 86 Series and the SuperUtes Series will add to the racing action all weekend.

On Saturday, Supercars Qualifying and the Top Ten Shootout will show who’s the fastest in the field before it’s time to settle some scores in the first of two 250km at races at 4.15pm.

Then on a mega Sunday of racing for the last day of the season, Qualifying and a second Top Ten Shootout will lead into the final race of the 2019 season at 4.15pm.

In the FOX SPORTS studio at Newcastle, Yates, Skaife and Lowndes will cover every angle before and after each session and will be joined by 2019 champion Scott McLaughlin in-studio after Sunday’s race in Supercars Trackside.

The team is joined by Supercars commentators Neil Crompton , Greg Murphy , technical analyst Mark Larkham and pit lane reporter Riana Crehan for every Supercars session.



Supercars Trackside 4.30pm FOX SPORTS 506

Practice 1 11.30am FOX SPORTS 506
Practice 2 3.25pm

Supercars Qualifying 10.50am FOX SPORTS 506
Top Ten Shootout 1.15pm
Supercars Race (250kms) 4.15pm

Supercars Qualifying 11.20am FOX SPORTS 506
Top Ten Shootout 1.20pm
Supercars Race (250kms) 4.15pm
Supercars Trackside 6.20pm

All times in AEDT*

typical Fox Sports BS media release.

Notice no mention of Kelly Racing final appearance in the Nisan Altima? No mention of GRM final Supercars weekend appearance?

Well that is News Corp for you all, typical sub standard crap.

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