How to watch Welcome to Wrexham in Australia

Stream the feel-good documentary Welcome to Wrexham, which chronicles the stewardship of a long-standing football club by two Hollywood heavyweights.

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Nathan Lawrence
May 11, 2023
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When you think Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney, your mind likely goes to things like Deadpool or It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, respectively. But even though it sounds like the setup for a joke, this comedy duo bought one of the oldest football clubs in the world, Wrexham FC, then made a documentary about it all.

If you’re a fan of football, funnies or a full-on Rocky-like sports story, you may be keen to check out the Welcome to Wrexham documentary.

How to watch Welcome to Wrexham in Australia

Streaming on Disney Plus now.

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The only straightforward way to watch Welcome to Wrexham in Australia is via Disney Plus. Subscribers can find it in the Star tab (or by searching). For those unaware, Star is where Disney Plus puts content from its Hulu US streaming service that’s not quite the family-friendly fit that most typical Disney content is.

If you’re not yet signed up to Disney Plus, there are a few pricing options. Disney Plus costs $13.99 a month or $139.99 per year for the standard plan, which is the equivalent of 12 months for the price of 10. Alternatively, Disney Plus offers a OnePass bundle, which costs $14.99 a month for Disney Plus and a OnePass bundle for free delivery from certain Australian brands.

At the time of writing, there was no free trial for Disney Plus, so you’ll have to pay at least $13.99 to watch Welcome to Wrexham.

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Welcome to Wrexham release date in Australia

The first season of Welcome to Wrexham started streaming on Disney Plus 25 August 2022 with the opening two episodes. Subsequent episodes were mainly released in two- or three-episode drops each week until 12 October 2022.

Fans of the first season can rejoice because Welcome to Wrexham has been greenlit for a second season, with episodes dropping in 2023.

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What is Welcome to Wrexham about?

Welcome to Wrexham has all of the trappings of a Hollywood underdog story, including the big-name inclusions of Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney. The comedy pair are the newish owners and stewards of Wrexham Football Club. They believe they can take the third-oldest Welsh soccer team from the low-tier National League and up into the English Football League.

Here’s a list of the 18 episodes you can watch on Disney Plus as part of season one of Welcome to Wrexham (plus episode running times):

  1. Dream (28 minutes)
  2. Reality (27 minutes)
  3. Rebuilding (25 minutes)
  4. Home Opener (24 minutes)
  5. Fearless (25 minutes)
  6. Hamilton! (25 minutes)
  7. Wide World of Wales (26 minutes)
  8. Away We Go (26 minutes)
  9. Welcome Home (47 minutes)
  10. Hooligans (23 minutes)
  11. Sack the Gaffer (25 minutes)
  12. Wins and Losses (24 minutes)
  13. Worst Team in the League (23 minutes)
  14. A Hollywood Distraction (22 minutes)
  15. Daggers (24 minutes)
  16. Hello Wembley (24 minutes)
  17. Wromance (20 minutes)
  18. Do or Die (44 minutes)
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Can I watch Welcome to Wrexham overseas?

Welcome to Wrexham is available to stream in any country that has Disney Plus. Disney Plus is accessible in more than 100 countries. Alternatively, because Disney Plus Star content is the same as what’s available on US streaming service Hulu, you can stream Welcome to Wrexham there, too. Try one of the following VPNs to watch Welcome to Wrexham on Hulu:

What is Disney+?

Disney+ is the premiere streaming service from the media juggernaut. It released in late 2019 and hit the ground running with popular original series like The Mandalorian and Wandavision, and has continued to pump out originals from its growing portfolio of franchises. After Disney’s acquisition of Fox, Disney+ Star was added to the service, increasing the amount of more mature outings on the service from Fox’s range of properties (Alien, Predator, Die Hard etc.)

Disney Plus starts at $13.99 per month for the standard plan. This cheaper option lets you stream in up to HD quality in up to two places at once. The more expensive premium plan doubles that and upgrades the resolution to 4K.

Here’s how Disney+ compares to other Australian streaming services:

How Disney+ compares to other streaming services

Service
Details
Monthly price
More info
Binge LogoBinge Standard plan
4K streaming
2 streams
Deal: 7-day free trial
$18/mth
Apple TV+Apple TV+ plan
4K streaming
6 streams (Family Sharing)
Deal: 7-day free trial
$12.99/mth
Disney PlusDisney+ Standard plan
HD streaming
2 streams
Deal: $139.99 for 12mths
$13.99/mth
Disney PlusDisney+ Premium plan
4K streaming
4 streams
Deal: $179.99 for 12mths
$17.99/mth
NetflixNetflix Standard + Ads
HD streaming
2 streams
$7.99/mth
StanStan Basic plan
SD streaming
1 stream
$12/mth
Kayo SportsKayo One Plan
HD streaming
1 stream
Deal: 7-day free trial
$25/mth
Foxtel Now | 2022 logo | Reviews.org AustraliaFoxtel Now Essentials
HD streaming
2 streams
Access to over 30 channels
Deal: 10-day free trial
$25/mth
ShudderShudder plan
HD streaming
1 stream
Deal: 7-day free trial
$6.99/mth
Hayu | Provider logoHayu Plan
HD streaming
1 stream
Deal: 7-day free trial
$6.99/mth
Paramount+Paramount+ plan
HD streaming
2 streams
Deal: 7-day free trial
$9.99/mth

Frequently asked questions about streaming Welcome to Wrexham in Australia

Yes, the second season of Welcome to Wrexham is officially happening and should be available on Disney Plus in 2023.
The point of Welcome to Wrexham is a documentary that chronicles the hopes of Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney to get Wrexham Football Club promoted out of the National League and into the English Football League.
Welcome to Wrexham has an 8.2 out of 10 rating on IMDb, a 75 out of 100 critic score on Metacritic (with a 7.8 out of 10 audience score), and a 91% fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes. According to Ryan Reynolds, the first season had “millions of fans”.
Nathan Lawrence
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Nathan Lawrence
Nathan Lawrence has been banging out passionate tech and gaming words for more than 11 years. These days, you can find his work on outlets like IGN, STACK, Fandom, Red Bull and AusGamers. Nathan adores PC gaming and the proof of his first-person-shooter prowess is at the top of a Battlefield V scoreboard.

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