Four Nations to go international

More than 46,000 fans as well as an international TV audience will see the Four Nations kick off at Brisbane’s Suncorp Stadium tonight with a blockbuster Double Header involving all four competing nations.

All seven matches of the Four Nations tournament – starting with England v Samoa and Australia v New Zealand tonight - will be shown live across Australia on Channel 9 and Gem and internationally, via both live and delayed broadcast, in the following countries and territories:

New Zealand (Sky Sport)

Malaysia (Astro)

France (beIN Sport)

Canada (Rogers Sportsnet)

United States (Fox Soccer Plus)

United Kingdom (BBC Radio Five & Premier Sports)

Ireland (Premier Sports)

South East Asia – Ex Malaysia and South Korea (Setanta Sport)

The Middle East: Afghanistan, Algeria, Bahrain, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, West Bank (Orbit Showtime)

“With close to 50,000 fans attending tonight’s double header the atmosphere will be electric and it will set the scene for a fantastic month of international rugby league,” NRL Head of Commercial Paul Kind said.

“This is a chance for fans to witness the world’s best Rugby league teams and players in action and I encourage fans to attend the Four Nations matches held in both Australia and New Zealand.

“Those fans who are unable to attend matches live will not miss out with the entire tournament to be broadcast across the world via our broadcast partner Channel 9 and international broadcasters."

2014 Four Nations (all times local)

England v Samoa: Saturday, October 25 at 4pm, Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane. 

Australia v New Zealand: Saturday, October 25 at 6.45pm, Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane. 

New Zealand v Samoa: Saturday, November 1 at 4pm, Toll Stadium, Whangarei. 

Australia v England: Sunday, November 2 at 4pm, AAMI Park, Melbourne. 

New Zealand v England: Saturday, November 8 at 8pm, Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin. 

Australia v Samoa: Sunday, November 9 at 4pm, WIN Stadium, Wollongong. 

Final: Saturday, November 15 at 8.45pm Westpac Stadium, Wellington.