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How to watch Crufts 2022 from anywhere in the world


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  • Crufts, the largest show of its kind in the world, returns to Birmingham’s NEC this year after being cancelled in 2021 due to the pandemic. Organised and hosted by The Kennel Club, Crufts celebrates all types of dogs from toy dogs to gundogs across four days of competition (10–13 March 2022).

    How to watch Crufts 2022 online free in the UK

    Rights to air Crufts in the UK belong to Channel 4. You’ll be able to tune into the coverage at the times listed below. There will also be some coverage of the event on the Crufts YouTube channel. Should you find this YouTube coverage blocked, then you may wish to use this VPN to access the full Crufts live stream on YouTube.

    Thursday, 10 March – Working and pastoral

    15.00–16.00 Channel 4
    18.30–20.00 More4
    20.00–21.00 Channel 4

    Friday, 11 March – Terrier and hound

    15.00–16.00 Channel 4
    18.30–19.45 More4
    20.00–21.00 Channel 4

    Saturday, 12 March – Utility and toy

    15.00–18.00 Channel 4
    19.00–21.00 Channel 4

    Sunday 13, March – Gundog and Best In Show

    15.00–17.30 Channel 4
    19.00–21.00 Channel 4

    How to watch Crufts 2022 away from the UK

    Those outside the UK will be able to watch every minute of Crufts main arena action on the Crufts YouTube channel across all four days of competition (10–13 March). Classes include obedience, agility and flyball. If you find this access blocked, you may wish to use a VPN to get around the problem.

    If you’re in Australia you can watch Crufts 2022 on Channel 7.

    How to use a VPN

    Three simple steps to using a VPN to watch Crufts 2022.

    1. Download and install a VPN – we recommend ExpressVPN

    2. Connect to the relevant server location – launch the VPN app, click on ‘choose location’ and select a location away from the UK

    3. Head to the chosen broadcaster’s live stream – in this case, head to YouTube


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