VFL heads into primetime with huge new TV and streaming deal revealed

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VFL heads into primetime with huge new TV and streaming deal revealed
VFL matches will head into primetime in 2021 with the announcement of the new broadcast deal for the revamped east coast state league, which begins on April 16.

Fox Footy will broadcast at least two matches each round for free, via the Kayo Freebies program on the Kayo streaming service.

Plus on weeks without Thursday night footy at AFL level, Fox Footy will air a VFL match live and go all-out with coverage and analysis of the primetime game.

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Kayo will broadcast three matches in each of the first two rounds to begin the season, and VFL Finals matches will be broadcast on both Foxtel and Kayo.

Live streaming of games not covered by Foxtel, Kayo or Seven will be organised by the AFL and the clubs involved.

"We are thrilled to be able to bring VFL footy to a whole new audience in 2021 via Foxtel and Kayo, with more coverage than ever before," Fox Sports executive director Steve Crawley said.

"The expert Fox Footy team will be covering every Thursday night match as well as the Finals, with fans able to watch live on Foxtel or stream on Kayo. In a major boost, Kayo will also produce a minimum of two additional matches per round which will be streamed live and free on Kayo Freebies.

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