A growing number of better and affordable streaming options have enabled rugby lovers in Asia to watch more rugby legally, and from the comfort of their home, smartphone or in bars across the Asia-Pacific region.
Rugbypass RugbyPass is a popular subscription-based digital rugby platform and streaming website. The service is geo-locked to mostly Asian countries.
The service offers live on-demand streaming to your TV, PC, laptop, phone or connected device. Users can also watch highlights of games or full recorded game in the RugbyPass catalog of past games.
It has rights to air rugby union and rugby league. However, the channel is also sometimes available in other countries such as Cambodia via satellite and TV bundle packages.
Most of the premium professional and international rugby games are available such as Super Rugby, Internationals Tests, Gallagher Premiership, Top 14 etc.
Although this is a small independent company, they attempt to a great job and streaming rugby across Malaysia as well as tournament updates and results.
In August it was confirmed they would be the broadcaster of the Rugby World Cup in Cambodia, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Timor-Leste and Singapore Facebook live streams Increasingly Facebook live streams are being used by tournaments in the region and federations to allow rugby fans to view the rugby matches and tournaments live.
This is also being used for Social rugby tournaments such as the Vientiane 10s, Bangkok Tens etc.