Ireland and England continue their Summer Nations Series with a World Cup warm-up clash in Dublin


If you’re looking to watch one of the biggest World Cup warm-up matches today (19 August) then you’ve come to the right place. We’ve got everything you need to find a Ireland v England live stream in the article below – including details of how to watch for free!

Amazon Prime Video is broadcasting the Summer Nations Series in the UK, streaming 15 matches exclusively – including Ireland v England today (19 August). Viewers in Ireland are especially lucky because they can watch all three of Ireland’s World Cup warm-up matches FOR FREE on RTÉ 2 and RTÉ Player. If you’re away from your home country, you can use a VPN to watch this World Cup warm-up match from abroad via ExpressVPN.

Will Six Nations champions Ireland strengthen their status as a Rugby World Cup favourite with a Summer Nations Series win? Or will four-time finalists England back-up their dramatic late win over Wales with a rare victory at the Aviva Stadium?

The Rugby World Cup is edging ever nearer so every minute matters. Here’s how you can watch an Ireland v England live stream to see who comes out on top. We also have a full list of fixtures for the Rugby World Cup warm-ups, as well as details of how to watch all the Summer Nations Series matches.

Ireland Six Nations Squad

Tadhg Furlong of Ireland (Getty Images)

How to watch Ireland v Englandlive stream for free from Ireland

Rugby fans in Ireland will be keen to watch the clash with England, with the Irish looking to build up a head of steam entering the Rugby World Cup. Today’s game is available to watch FOR FREE on RTÉ 2 and RTÉ Player. Coverage starts from 4:45pm (Irish Standard Time) ahead of a 5.3opm kick-off.

How to watch Ireland v England: live stream from outside your country

If you are away from home and want to catch the games from another country then you can do so by using a VPN.

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How to watch Ireland v England: live stream from the UK

This is one of the biggest World Cup warm-up matches and is set to be shown live on Amazon Prime Video. Kick off is at 5.30pm (BST) will start from 5.10pm on the streaming service.

Coverage can be accessed as part of Amazon’s Prime subscription. New customers can try out the service with a 30-day free trial.

How to watch Ireland v England: live stream from Australia

Rugby fans in Australia will have to get up early to watch an Ireland v England live stream.

StanSport is screening the match in the early hours of Sunday 20 August. Coverage starts at 2.20am, ahead of the 2.30am kick-off.

A 7-day free trial to Stan Sport is available. Click here for more information.

How to watch Ireland v England: live stream from the USA

FloRugby has the rights to stream Summer Nations Series live for fans in the USA, including Ireland v England.

A FloRugby monthly subscription costs $29.99 or you can take out an annual one for $150.

How to watch Ireland v England: live stream from South Africa

For viewers in South Africa, Supersport is the place to go to watch a Summer Nations Series live stream. Visit for details on how to subscribe.

How to watch Ireland v England: live stream from New Zealand

If you’re in New Zealand, Sky Sports NZ is where you can watch selected Summer Nations Series matches, including Ireland v England.

How to watch Ireland v England: live stream from Asia

Premier Sports Asia has the rights to broadcast Summer Nations Series matches in South East Asia and will show matches in 30 territories – Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia, Federated States of Micronesia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Kiribati, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Maldives, Marianas, Marshall Islands, Mongolia, Nepal, Northern Marianas, North Korea, Pakistan, Palau, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Tajikistan, Taiwan (Republic of China), Thailand, Timor-Leste and Vietnam.

A monthly subscription to Premier Sports Asia is $25.99 or a rolling annual contract is $169.

Ireland v England team news – how both teams line-up

Ireland: Hugo Keenan, Mack Hansen, Garry Ringrose, Bundee Aki, James Lowe; Ross Byrne, Jamison Gibson-Park; Andrew Porter, Dan Sheehan, Tadhg Furlong, Tadhg Beirne, James Ryan (c), Peter O’Mahony, Josh van der Flier, Cian Prendergast

Replacements: Rob Herring, Jeremy Loughman, Finlay Bealham, Joe McCarthy, Caelan Doris, Conor Murray, Jack Crowley, Keith Earls

England: Freddie Steward, Anthony Watson, Joe Marchant, Manu Tuilagi, Elliot Daly; George Ford, Ben Youngs; Ellis Genge, Jamie George, Will Stuart, Maro Itoje, David Ribbans, Courtney Lawes, Ben Earl, Billy Vunipola

Replacements: Theo Dan, Joe Marler, Kyle Sinckler, Ollie Chessum, Jack Willis, Danny Care, Marcus Smith, Ollie Lawrence

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