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Scotland v Ireland live stream: How to watch the Six Nations from anywhere
Scotland will want to hit the ground running in their Six Nations clash against Ireland after they had their match against France postponed last month following a Covid-19 outbreak in the French camp. Ireland, meanwhile, will feel confident after claiming their first win in the tournament over Italy two weeks ago.
Here are the two match-day squads who will clash at Murrayfield this afternoon…
Scotland: Stuart Hogg (captain); Sean Maitland, Chris Harris, Sam Johnson, Duhan van der Merwe; Finn Russell, Ali Price; Rory Sutherland, George Turner, WP Nel, Scott Cummings, Jonny Gray, Jamie Ritchie, Hamish Watson, Matt Fagerson.
Replacements: David Cherry, Jamie Bhatti, Simon Berghan, Grant Gilchrist, Nick Haining, Scott Steele, Huw Jones, Darcy Graham.
Ireland: Hugo Keenan; Keith Earls, Garry Ringrose, Robbie Henshaw, James Lowe; Jonathan Sexton (captain), Jamison Gibson Park; Cian Healy, Rob Herring, Tadhg Furlong, Iain Henderson, James Ryan, Tadhg Beirne, Will Connors, CJ Stander.
Replacements: Ronan Kelleher, Dave Kilcoyne, Andrew Porter, Ryan Baird, Jack Conan, Conor Murray, Billy Burns, Jordan Larmour.
Check out our full Scotland v Ireland preview here and below we explain how to find a reliable live stream wherever you are.
How to watch Scotland v Ireland from outside your country
If you’re abroad, but still want to watch your local Six Nations coverage, like Scotland v Ireland, you can do so by using a VPN – Virtual Private Network.
VPNs allow you to get around any geo-blocking by changing your IP address so you appear in a different location and can watch the same legal Six Nations live stream you would at home.
Our friends at TechRadar have tested hundreds of VPN and recommend ExpressVPN, which is easy to use, has strong security features and allows you to watch on several devices at once, including smart TVs and phones, iPads, tablets, PCs and Macs.
Plus, ExpressVPN comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee. You can try it out for a month for free or sign up for an annual plan and get three months free.
Scotland v Ireland live stream: How to watch from the UK
The good news is that all Six Nations matches are available on free-to-air TV in the UK.
Scotland v Ireland, which kicks off at 3pm this afternoon, will be shown live on BBC in the UK.
If you’re from the UK but are overseas when Scotland v Ireland takes place, you can get your normal live stream but you’ll need a VPN – see the information above.
Scotland v Ireland live stream: How to watch from Ireland
In Ireland, the match (kick-off 3pm) is also on free-to-air TV, with Virgin Media One (formerly TV3) broadcasting live coverage of all Six Nations matches.
You can also stream live TV through Virgin TV Anywhere if you’d rather watch on your phone, tablet or computer.
Scotland v Ireland live stream: How to watch from Europe
France 2, another free-to-air channel, has the rights to broadcast Scotland v Ireland at 4pm in France.
In Italy, DMAX is showing the match at 4pm and you can also live stream matches via its online player Dplay.
If you’re in Austria, Germany or Switzerland, you can watch Scotland v Ireland at 4pm through the live and on-demand streaming service DAZN.
Scotland v Ireland live stream: How to watch from Australia
For those in Australia, the match will kick off at 2am in the early hours of Monday and is live on beIN Sports 3.
Access to beIN Sports’ Connect package is $19.99 a month or $179.99 for a year and also includes lots of European football action. Plus, there is currently a 14-day FREE trial offer.
You can also stream beIN Sports’ coverage live and on-demand through Kayo Sports. A basic package is $25 a month and premium is $35 a month – and they are offering a FREE 14-day trial to new customers.
Scotland v Ireland live stream: How to watch from New Zealand
If you want to tune in to the match from the Land of the Long White Cloud, the match kicks off at 4am on Monday morning on Sky Sport NZ 1.
It costs $31.99 a month to add Sky Sport to your Sky Starter pack ($25.99) but if you sign up for 12 months before 30 June 2021 you’ll get your first month free. Plus, you’ll get Sky Go, which allows you to watch live rugby wherever you are.
Scotland v Ireland live stream: How to watch from South Africa
If you want to watch the Six Nations from South Africa, SuperSport is the place to go. The game kicks off at 5pm on SuperSport Rugby.
There are various DStv packages available that give access to SuperSport, ranging from Access, which has the Blitz and Variety 4 channels, to Premium, which includes all 18 sports channels.
Scotland v Ireland live stream: How to watch from the USA
If you live in the States, the official broadcaster of Six Nations matches is NBC, with matches streamed on Peacock Premium, which is available for $4.99 a month.
The match will kick off at 11am EST and 7am on the West Coast.
Scotland v Ireland live stream: How to watch from the Canada
Six Nations matches are shown on streaming platform DAZN in Canada.
The game will kick off at 11am EST and 7am on the West Coast.
Scotland v Ireland live stream: How to watch from Asia
Premier Sports has the rights to broadcast Six Nations matches, like Scotland v Ireland, in Asia and will show matches in 22 territories – Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.
A weekly pass to Premier Sports Asia is $25.99 or you can take out a rolling six-month contract for $89.99 or a year’s deal is $129.99.
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