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NRL round nine: Challengers meet the champions in a knockout week of footy live on FOX LEAGUE

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The challengers meet the champs, whiz kid Sam Walker takes on the Eels best at Bankwest and Tommy Turbo hits triple figures in his NRL career in a knockout Round 9 of footy, Live on Fox League from Thursday at 7.00pm.

Available to watch on FOXTEL or stream on Kayo, budding boxing superstar Tim Tszyu will set the tone for week ahead when he goes face-to-face with Matty Johns on Wednesday night at 7.30pm.

The bell will ring for Round 9 when 2021 premiership challengers – the Rabbitohs, meet with the defending champion Storm on Thursday Night League.

Footy fans will roll with the punches straight in Friday Night Footy on Fox and the name on everyone’s lips right now is Sam Walker, who strolls into Bankwest Stadium to take on the Eels for the first time at 7.55pm.

His Roosters superstar teammate James Tedesco will make his return and will be eager to make a statement with Maika Sivo’s barnstorming 2020 try etched in the back of his mind.

Fox League will roll out their Sunday best in a big edition of Sunday Ticket when Tom Trbojevic celebrates his 100th NRL game in front of the Manly faithful at Lottoland, but Roger Tuivasa-Sheck-led Warriors will be out to spoil to party from 1.00pm, in the first of two Live games.

Then at 6.00pm Live, the man in the middle of the Rabbitohs 2021 premiership charge and the NRL transfer market, Adam Reynolds, will be Live in studio for a not to be missed edition of Sunday Night with Matty Johns.

ROUND 9 – 2021 NRL TELSTRA PREMIERSHIP SEASON ON FOX LEAGUE

FOX LEAGUE SCHEDULE THIS WEEK **ALL TIMES AEST**

Tuesday, May 4
6:00PM NRL TONIGHT NRL LIVE
6:30PM NRL 360 – PLAYERS NIGHT
Ben Ikin, Paul Kent and reporters Paul Crawley and Brent Read are joined by Benji Marshall and James Graham for the player’s perspective
7:30PM THE FAN
Co-Hosts: Andrew Voss and Lara Pitt

Wednesday, May 5
6:00PM NRL TONIGHT NRL LIVE
6:30PM NRL 360 – LEGENDS NIGHT
Ben Ikin, Paul Kent with Lara Pitt, James Hooper and Geoff Toovey
7:30PM MATTY JOHNS FACE-TO-FACE
With Australian Boxing star Tim Tszyu

Thursday, May 6
6:30PM NRL TONIGHT NRL LIVE
7:00PM THURSDAY NIGHT LEAGUE PRE-GAME LIVE
Host Yvonne Sampson with Experts Michael Ennis, Braith Anasta and Gorden Tallis
7:50PM RABBITOHS v STORM
Commentary: Warren Smith, Cooper Cronk, Greg Alexander and Lara Pitt
9:40PM THE LATE SHOW WITH MATTY JOHNS
Matty Johns, Nathan Hindmarsh, Bryan Fletcher and Gorden Tallis

Friday, May 7
4:30PM NRL TONIGHT NRL LIVE
5:00PM FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTY PRE-GAME LIVE
Yvonne Sampson with Benji Marshall, Gorden Tallis and Greg Alexander
6:00PM PANTHERS v SHARKS (FOX EXCLUSIVE)
Commentary: Andrew Voss, Braith Anasta and Megan Barnard
Live in 4K Ultra HD on FOXTEL
7:55PM EELS v ROOSTERS
Commentary: Dan Ginnane, Michael Ennis, Shane Flanagan and Hannah Hollis
9:50PM FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTY POST-GAME LIVE
Yvonne Sampson with Benji Marshall, Gorden Tallis and Greg Alexander

Saturday, May 8
12:40PM NSW CUP LIVE – RAIDERS v KNIGHTS FROM WAGGA WAGGA
Commentary: Matt Russell, Steve Roach and Jake Duke
2:30PM SUPER SATURDAY LIVE
Yvonne Sampson, the 13th Immortal – Mal Meninga, Cooper Cronk and Michael Ennis
3:00PM RAIDERS v KNIGHTS FROM WAGGA WAGGA (FOX EXCLUSIVE)
Commentary: Matt Russell, Steve Roach and Jake Duke
5:30PM WESTS TIGERS v TITANS (FOX EXCLUSIVE)
Commentary: Dan Ginnane, Braith Anasta and Hannah Hollis
7:35PM COWBOYS v BRONCOS (FOX EXCLUSIVE)
Commentary: Andrew Voss, Greg Alexander and Brent Tate
9:20PM SUPER SATURDAY POST-GAME LIVE
Yvonne Sampson, the 13th Immortal – Mal Meninga, Michael Ennis and Cooper Cronk
10:30PM THE FAN – PREMIERE EPISODE
Co-hosts: Andrew Voss and Lara Pitt
Featuring: James Tedesco, Damien Cook, Jason Taumalolo, Kieran Foran and Gavin Cooper

Sunday, May 9
1:00PM SUNDAY TICKET PRE-GAME LIVE
Host Hannah Hollis with Braith Anasta and Corey Parker
2:00PM SEA EAGLES v WARRIORS (FOX EXCLUSIVE)
Commentary: Andrew Voss, Greg Alexander and Megan Barnard
Live in 4K Ultra HD on FOXTEL
4:05PM DRAGONS v BULLDOGS
Commentary: Warren Smith, Steve Roach and Matt Russell
6:00PM SUNDAY NIGHT WITH MATTY JOHNS
Panel: Matty Johns, Bryan Fletcher, Nathan Hindmarsh and Emma Freedman
The Professor and Barney
7:00PM BIG LEAGUE WRAP
Host Lara Pitt, Michael Ennis and James Hooper

Fox League, available to watch on Foxtel and stream on Kayo, is the home to rugby league in 2021 with every game of every round, plus every game before the Grand Final, LIVE, ad-break free during play and in HD.

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