Today Ireland play Scotland at the Aviva Stadium on Landstowne Rd in Dublin. This is their 4th game of the 2012 Rugby 6 nations. After Ireland’s draw last week against the French, Ireland will be trying their best to show fans that they are capable of winning. The side is a little bit diminished and the absence of Paul O’Connell, Conor Murray compared with their game in Stade de France. The side will be captained by Rory Best, replacing O’Connell. There are some previews of the game available from RTÉ rugby and by Conor O’Shea for RTÉ.
Ireland: 15 Rob Kearney, 14 Tommy Bowe, 13 Keith Earls, 12 Gordon D’Arcy, 11 Andrew Trimble, 10 Jonathan Sexton, 9 Eoin Reddan, 1 Cian Healy, 2 Rory Best, 3 Mike Ross, 4 Donncha O’Callaghan, 5 Donnacha Ryan, 6 Stephen Ferris, 7 Peter O’Mahony, 8 Jamie Heaslip.
Replacements: 16 Sean Cronin, 17 Tom Court, 18 Mike McCarthy, 19 Shane Jennings 20 Tomas O’Leary, 21 Ronan O’Gara, 22 Fergus McFadden
Stations showing the game
If you want to watch the game online you can do so via the following services:
- RTÉ Player : on RTÉ2 http://www.rte.ie/player/#l=7
- BBC iPlayer: on BBC 1 http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/tv/bbc_one_london/watchlive
If you are not in Ireland or the UK, you can find details on how to watch the game online.
The game starts at 5pm GMT, and both stations are starting coverage at 2pm and will show the Wales vs. Italy game which stats at 2:30pm GMT.