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What’s on Spark Sport in October?


As the knock-out stages head towards a close, the teams will be feeling the heat. Which teams will be packing their bags and leaving Japan?

• The mighty Springboks take on Italy on Friday, October 4 in a clash that will determine which teams move on to the next stage of the tournament.

• On Sunday, October 6, France and Tonga meet in what promises to be a great game of rugby.
Sunday, October 13 sees Scotland take on Japan in the last of the pool games that might decide who the All Blacks could face in the quarter final.

• Then it’s quarter finals time on Saturday, October 19 and Sunday, October 20.

• Catch the action from the semi-finals on Saturday, October 26 and Sunday, October 27.


Basketball fans will be thrilled about the return of the NBA for its 2019/20 season on Spark Sport. Enjoy a super-sport Sunday on Sunday, October 27 with some of the best action from centre court including:

Miami Heat v Milwaukee Bucks at 10am.
Boston Celtics v New York Knicks at 12.30pm.
LA Clippers v Phoenix Suns at 3pm.

Spark Sport's Premier League coverage continues with all the action from the field, live and on-demand.

• Last year’s champions, Manchester City, take on the Wolves on Monday, October 7 at 1:50am.
• You won’t want to miss the biggest rivalry in the Premier League as Liverpool face Manchester United on Sunday, October 20 at 4:15am.


We’ve got a whole lot of motorsport on Spark Sport in October as some of our big motorsport championships come close to an exciting conclusion.

• Watch as New Zealand’s very own, Hayden Paddon competes in the Wales Rally GB on Sunday, October 6 at 2am.
World Rally Championship Catalunya is the penultimate rally of the WRC season on Sunday, October 27
Mexico Grand Prix is the third to last event of the F1 season on Monday, October 28 at 7:30am >


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