Where To Watch Ireland Vs Scotland? TV Info For Their World Cup Opener

Where To Watch Ireland Vs Scotland? TV Info For Their World Cup Opener

Yokohama will play host to Ireland's 2019 Rugby World Cup opener. It is a huge game to kick-off an eagerly anticipated tournament. Here are all the details for those wondering where to watch Ireland vs Scotland as well as team news for both teams.

Where to watch Ireland vs Scotland?

You are spoilt for choice. All of Ireland's games are live on RTE 2, while every single game is live on Eir Sport. On top of that, ITV have every game as well.

RTE's stable of pundits includes Jamie Heaslip, Stephen Ferris, Michael Lynagh, Fiona Coghlan, Eddie O’Sullivan, Brent Pope, Bernard Jackman, Ian Madigan, Rob Penney and Alastair Kellock.

Eir Sport host Mike Phillips, Louise Galvin, Jerry Flannery, Gordon D’Arcy, Scott Fardy and James Lowe.

where to watch ireland vs scotland

What time is kick-off? 


The game kicks off at 8.45am Irish time on Sunday morning.

Ireland team news? 

Robbie Henshaw, Rob Kearney and Keith Earls have not recovered to make the squad. Jordan Larmour starts at full-back with Andrew Conway on the wing and Garry Ringrose in the centre.

14. Andrew Conway 13. Garry Ringrose 12. Bundee Aki 11. Jacob Stockdale 10. Johnny Sexton

9. Conor Murray; 1. Cian Healy 2. Rory Best (c) 3. Tadhg Furlong 4. Iain Henderson 5. James Ryan

6. Peter O'Mahony 7. Josh van der Flier 8. CJ Stander


Replacements: Niall Scannell, Dave Kilcoyne, Andrew Porter, Tadhg Beirne, Jack Conan, Luke McGrath, Jack Carty, Chris Farrell.

Are Scotland in good form? 

Gregor Townsend has his own injury concerns but scrum-half Greig Laidlaw does start. Elsewhere, Stuart Hogg is at full-back and Finn Russell at out-half.

So a reminder on where to watch Ireland vs Scotland - it is live on RTE2 and Eir Sport. Joe Schmidt's side open their World Cup campaign in Yokohama with kick-off at 8.45am.'s preview of the game can be found here, while you can Stephen Ferris's thoughts here and Brent Pope's here.

SEE ALSO: Squidge Rugby, The Ireland Team To Start Vs Scotland, World Cup Preview - World In Union

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