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Rugby World Cup: Ireland Warm-Up Games - Dates And Kick-Off Times

Rugby World Cup: Ireland Warm-Up Games - Dates And Kick-Off Times
By PJ Browne
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Ahead of this year's Rugby World Cup in Japan, Ireland will play four warm-up games.

Those fixtures will be against Italy and England along with home and away matches against Wales.

Ireland warm-up games 2019 Rugby World Cup

2pm Saturday, August 10th - Ireland vs Italy @ Aviva Stadium, Dublin

3pm Saturday, August 24th - England vs Ireland @ Twickenham Stadium, London

2:30pm - Saturday, August 31st - Wales vs Ireland @ Principality Stadium, Cardiff

2pm - Saturday, September 7th - Ireland vs Wales @ Aviva Stadium, Dublin

What channels are the Ireland warm-up games on?

Ireland vs Italy will be shown live on RTÉ 2 and Channel 4.


England vs Ireland will be shown by Sky Sports.

Wales vs Ireland will be live on Channel 4.

Ireland vs Wales will be on RTÉ and Channel 4.

Ireland Rugby World Cup fixtures

The World Cup gets underway on September 20th when hosts Japan face Russia.

Ireland's World Cup campaign gets underway on September 22nd when they face Scotland at the International Stadium in Yokohama.

On September 28th, Joe Schmidt's side face Japan at the Stadium Ecopa in Shizuoka.


Their penultimate pool stage match is against Russia at the Kobe Misaki Stadium on October 3rd.

Finally, Ireland play Samoa at the Fukuoka Hakatanomori Stadium on October 12th.

Photo by Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile


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