Rugby New Zealand vs Ireland: Start Time, TV Channel, Live Stream, Teams for Today’s Second Test

Rugby New Zealand vs Ireland: Start Time, TV Channel, Live Stream, Teams for Today's Second Test


Ireland are on a revenge mission in the second of the three Tests against New Zealand.

The All Blacks asserted their dominance at Eden Park last week with a 42-19 victory in Auckland.

A 70-minute half from Test Pitt newcomer Gus Sovacula put the icing on the cake for the hosts.

However, the Irish can take some confidence from a second-half surge that saw Ian Foster’s All Blacks concede two early penalties.

Also, the TMO twice disallowed Ireland’s efforts, which would have narrowed the gap further.

What time does New Zealand-Ireland start?

  • New Zealand will host Ireland Saturday 9th July.
  • A rivalry between two great nations begins 8:05 am UK time – 19:00 local time.
  • The Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin, New Zealand has been designated for this fascinating match which can hold around 50,000 fans.
  • Ireland were beaten 42-19 when the two teams met last weekend

What TV channel is New Zealand vs Ireland on and can I stream it?

  • New Zealand vs Ireland will be telecast live Sky Sports Main Event.
  • Pre-competition coverage should begin 7:30 UK time – 35 minutes before kick-off.
  • Sky Sports subscription members can stream all the action live via the Sky Sports website or the Sky Go app.

Team news

The ultimate quote

  • New Zealand won 1/7
  • Draw 1/25
  • Ireland win at 5/1

* Credit to Betfair correct at time of publication


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