With Super Bowl LV approaching, here’s everything you need to know about watching the big game in Australia
Just four teams remain in the hunt to be Super Bowl LV champions, with the biggest day on the US sporting calendar set for Monday, February 8 here in Australia.
The Divisional Round is over, the Kansas City Chiefs and Buffalo Bills are set to face off for the AFC championship on Monday, while the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will meet the Green Bay Packers in a battle for the NFC championship also on Monday, Australian Time.
The winners of the championship games will face off in Super Bowl LV at Raymond James Stadium the home of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers who are still alive.
Where can I watch the game?
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Super Bowl Game Details for Australians:
Monday, 8th of Feb – Kick Off Times
- MEL, SYD – 10:30am
- ADE – 10:00am
- BRI – 9:30am
- PER – 7:30am
Venue – Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Florida.
National Anthem – Eric Church and Jazmine Sullivan
Half Time Show – The Weeknd
Australian Broadcasters – 7mate (Free to Air), ESPN (Foxtel) & Kayo (Subscription)
Here are a few fun facts about the game:
- No team has yet managed to reach the Super Bowl in their home stadium, the Buccaneers have the chance to change this.
- The Buffalo Bills are the only team alive who have not won a Super Bowl.
- Sarah Thomas will become the first women to officiate a Super Bowl.
- There was a estimated 150 million people watched the Super Bowl in 2020, which is expected to be beaten in 2021.
- The American Gaming Association (AGA) estimates Americans will wager approximately $7 billion on Super Bowl 55