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Where To Watch Leinster Vs Scarlets? TV Details For The 2018/19 Pro14 Fixture

Where To Watch Leinster Vs Scarlets? TV Details For The 2018/19 Pro14 Fixture
By Gavin Cooney
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Leinster got their Pro14 defence off to a breathless start with a late win in Cardiff against the Blues, and next up is another game in Wales: against Scarlets in a repeat of last season's final. If you're not heading along, here are the TV details on where to watch Leinster Vs Scarlets.

Where to watch Leinster Vs Scarlets? 

The game is live on eir Sport from 7pm and on TG4 from 7.30pm. The game kicks off at 7.35pm on Saturday evening.

How did both sides kick off the campaign? 

As mentioned above, Leinster brought a much-changed team to Cardiff, with just two-and-a-half Irish regulars (Rhys Ruddock, Luke McGrath and Dave Kearney in the role of the half) and still managed to come from behind to win with a four-try bonus point, winning 33-32. Remarkable.


Scarlets, meanwhile, lost in Belfast to Ulster, edged out 15-13. Scarlets have, of course, lost Tadhg Beirne and Johnny Barclay, and coach Wayne Pivac is on his way out to take the Wales job after the World Cup, giving the sense of a fine team slowly wending downward toward decline. Can they reverse that trend against the side that beat them in last year's decider?

What is Leinster's injury situation? 

Pretty healthy: Josh Van Der Flier could be involved this weekend, potentially his first appearance since sustaining an ACL injury in Ireland's Six Nations win in Paris in February of this year. Barry Daly sustained a knee injury against Cardiff and is likely to miss the Scarlets game as a result, and scrumhalf Nick McCarthy is out with a wrist injury.

Otherwise, it's a pretty clean bill of health for Leinster.


And Scarlets? 

A full injury update hasn't yet been issued, but the province may well be without Welsh stars Rhys Patchell and Jonathan Davies. The latter was due to appear in Belfast last weekend but withdrew from the warmup. Davies is still on the comeback trail from the foot injury sustained playing for Wales last November.

A reminder, then, on where to watch Leinster vs Scarlets - it's live on eir Sport 1 and TG4 on Saturday evening. 


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