Wales vs Ireland live stream: How to watch Six Nations fixture online and on TV today


Wales take on Ireland this afternoon as both teams get their Six Nations campaigns under way.

Ireland were 24-14 winners when the sides met in last year’s edition of the competition and went on to finish third behind champions England and runners-up France, while Wales finished in a lowly fifth place.

Ireland, however, will be without forwards Caelan Doris and Quinn Roux in Cardiff today; Leinster No. 8 Doris, who was arguably his country’s standout performer during the Autumn Nations Cup, has symptoms of concussion, while South Africa-born lock Roux has a neck complaint.

Wayne Pivac, entering his second Six Nations as Wales coach, will hope to see his team capitalise.

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Here’s everything you need to know about today’s match.

When is it?

The fixture takes place today in Cardiff.

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What time does it start?

The match kicks off at 3pm GMT.

How can I watch it on TV?

The game will be shown live on BBC 1 in the UK. 

Can I stream it online?

Yes, via the BBC iPlayer website and app. 

Teams

Wales: Halfpenny, Rees-Zammit, North, Williams, Amos, Biggar, Williams, Jones, Owens, Francis, Beard, Wyn Jones, Lydiate, Tipuric, Faletau

Replacements: Dee, Jones, Brown, Rowlands, Navidi, Davies, Sheedy, Tompkins

Ireland: Keenan, Earls, Ringrose, Henshaw, Lowe, Sexton, Murray, Healy, Herring, Porter, Beirne, Ryan, O’Mahony, Van der Flier, Stander

Replacements: Kelleher, Kilcoyne, Furlong, Henderson, Connors, Gibson-Park, Burns, Larmour

Odds

Wales to win: 9/5

Ireland to win: 5/9

Draw: 20/1

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