As part of their 2023 World cup preparation, the Irish rugby team will be playing three warm-ups this August, before the tournament kicks off in September.
Below, we have all the relevant info you will need for the games.
Who Will They Play In The Warm-Ups?
Ireland will face off against Italy, England, and Samoa.
When Are The Warm-Ups?
Ireland play Italy on August 5th, England on August 19th and Samoa on August 26th.
Will The Warm-Ups Be Televised?
Yes, all warm-up fixtures featuring Six Nations sides will be broadcast live on Prime Video.
Can I Buy Tickets For The Warm-Ups?
Tickets for the Italy and England games are available from Ticketmaster.
Ireland Begin Their Prep For The 2023 Rugby World Cup
Below is a full list of the warm-ups and World Cup fixtures, complete with kick-off and venue information, taken from the Irish rugby website.
Bank of Ireland Nations Series Fixtures
- Saturday 5th August, Ireland v Italy – Aviva Stadium, 8pm
- Saturday 19th August, Ireland v England – Aviva Stadium, 5.30pm
- Saturday 26th August, Ireland v Samoa, Stade Jean-Dauger, 9pm local time/8pm Irish time
Rugby World Cup 2023 Fixtures
- Saturday 9th September, Ireland v Romania – Stade de Bordeaux, 3.30pm local time/2.30pm Irish time
- Saturday 16th September, Ireland v Tonga – Stade de la Beaujoire, 9pm local time/8pm Irish time
- Saturday 23rd September, Ireland v South Africa – Stade de France, 9pm local time/8pm Irish time
- Saturday 7th October, Ireland v Scotland – Stade de France, 9pm local time/8pm Irish time.