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Where To Watch Ireland Vs Wales? TV Info For World Cup Warm-Up Game

Where To Watch Ireland Vs Wales? TV Info For World Cup Warm-Up Game

The final warm-up game before the big event takes place in the Aviva Stadium on Saturday with the top spot in the world rankings on the line. Here are all the details for those wondering where to watch Ireland vs Wales as well as team news for both teams.

Where to watch Ireland vs Wales? 

This game is live on terrestrial television. Kick-off is scheduled for 2.00 pm.

The game is live on RTE Two for Irish viewers with a punditry team of Brent Pope, Eddie O'Sullivan and Stephen Ferris and commentary by Hugh Cahill and Donal Lenihan. Their coverage gets underway at 1.30 pm.

Ireland teams news? 

It is a hugely exciting line-up with Keith Earls, Robbie Henshaw and Johnny Sexton all returning to the team. Jean Kleyn partners James Ryan in the second row, while CJ Stander moves to six with Josh van der Flier and Jack Conan in the back row.

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15. Rob Kearney
14. Jordan Larmour
13. Robbie Henshaw
12. Bundee Aki
11. Keith Earls
10. Johnny Sexton
9. Conor Murray

1. Cian Healy
2. Rory Best (captain)
3. Tadhg Furlong
4. James Ryan
5. Jean Kleyn
6. CJ Stander
7. Josh van der Flier
8. Jack Conan

16. Sean Cronin
17. Dave Kilcoyne
18. Andrew Porter
19. Iain Henderson
20. Rhys Ruddock
21. Luke McGrath
22. Jack Carty
23. Garry Ringrose

Are Wales in good form? 

Yes. While it is a warm-up game, Warren Gatland has named a strong side for the tie in Dublin. They have already beaten England during this warm-up period.

15. Leigh Halfpenny
14. George North
13. Jonathan Davies
12. Hadleigh Parkes
11. Josh Adams
10. Rhys Patchell
9. Tomos Williams

1. Wyn Jones
2. Elliot Dee
3. Tomas Francis
4. Jake Ball
5. Alun Wyn Jones (captain)
6. Aaron Wainwright
7. Justin Tipuric
8. Ross Moriarty

So a reminder on where to watch Ireland vs Wales - the game is live on RTE Two and on Channel 4 with kick-off at the Aviva Stadium at 2.30 pm. You can listen to our full preview of the match on this week's Balls.ie rugby podcast here. 

SEE ALSO: Ireland Can Become The Number One Ranked Team In World Rugby This Weekend

 

Maurice Brosnan

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