How To Watch Ireland V Wales: A Guide

How To Watch Ireland V Wales: A Guide
Conor O'Leary
By Conor O'Leary
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How To Watch Ireland V Wales

Rugby is back! It's the dawn of the new season, and with the Rugby World Cup approaching, there is excitement in the air. It's time to watch Ireland v Wales.

But hold on a minute, the game isn't on terrestrial television in Ireland. How can you get excited about the start of the new season if you can't watch it? You just want to watch Ireland v Wales.

Never fear, there are plenty of ways around this - and we are here to help you watch Ireland v Wales.

3 Ways To Watch Ireland V Wales:

1. How to watch Ireland v Wales: Tune it in via your Sky Box

watch ireland v wales


While it may not be available normally on a Sky box, that doesn't mean you can't tune it in. Here's how you can watch Ireland v Wales with your Sky box:


1. Press the 'services' button on your Sky remote.

2. Scroll down until you highlight the 'add channels' option.

3. In 'add channels', it will ask you for these five details:


Frequency: 10.788

Polarisation: V

Symbol Rate: 22.0

FEC: 5/6

Standard: DVB-S

Modulation Scheme: QPSK

4. With the hard part done, press the yellow button on the remote. The system will scan for the elusive BBC Wales channel.

5. There is a chance that this will result in a 'no signal found' error. This is common, and pressing the yellow button again to re-scan will help. It may take several attempts, but this is normal.


6. Once the scan works - you should see 'BBC Wales One' appear. When you highlight the channel, press the yellow button to store it. Pressing select will now save your hard work.


7. You will now be able to find BBC Wales in 'Other Channels' whenever you want from now on.

8. Go to the fridge and get a refreshing beverage. You've earned it.

9. Put the feet up, and watch Ireland v Wales. Tweet us your thoughts on the game.


2. Go to a rugby pub

watch ireland v wales

Maybe the chance to watch Ireland v Wales should be a social event? There will be pubs up and down the country that will be catering for rugby fans. For those in Galway, the Dail Bar has catered to Connacht fans in the past for their games on BBC Wales.

Any chance to have rugby on one screen and the Premier League on another should help create quite an atmosphere.

3. You could be one of the lucky ones

There are some free-to-air satellite boxes that have BBC Wales readily available. Go to channel 38 if you are one of the lucky ones. You also deserve a beverage to celebrate.

If none of these appeal to you, you can follow balls on twitter for live updates, which the highlights and ratings from the game readily available.

See Also: The 5 Irish Players With The Most To Gain v Wales

Picture credit: Brendan Moran / SPORTSFILE


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