Ireland vs New Zealand

Ireland vs New Zealand: The biggest hurdle in Irish rugby looms large as Joe Schmidt’s side prepare for a quarter-final clash against the best team in the world. For those wondering what time is Ireland vs New Zealand, the news is positive. Here are all the details on where to watch Ireland vs New Zealand as well as team news for both teams.

What Time Is Ireland vs New Zealand?
It is the second of Saturday’s quarter-finals. England vs Australia kicks things off at 8.15am. Ireland follow that at 11.15am.

What is on the line?
A place in the semi-final against the winners of the England vs Australia tie.

Where to watch Ireland vs New Zealand?
You are spoilt for choice! The game is live on Eir Sport, RTE Two and ITV

Team News
Ireland: Rob Kearney; Keith Earls, Garry Ringrose, Robbie Henshaw, Jacob Stockdale; Johnny Sexton, Conor Murray; Cian Healy, Rory Best (capt), Tadhg Furlong; Iain Henderson, James Ryan; Peter O’Mahony, Josh van der Flier, CJ Stander. Reps: N Scannell, D Kilcoyne, A Porter, T Beirne, R Ruddock, Luke McGrath, J Carbery, J Larmour.

New Zealand: Beadun Barrett; Sevu Reece, Jack Goodhue, Anton Lienert-Brown, George Bridge; Richie Mo’unga, Aaron Smith; Joe Moody, Codie Taylor, Nepo Laulala; Brodie Retallick, Samuel Whitelock; Ardie Savea, Sam Cane, Kieran Read. Reps: D Coles, O Tuungaafsi, A Ta’avao, S Barrett, M Todd, TJ Perenara, SB Williams, J Barrett.

It is the old reliable for Ireland versus a reinvigorated, young All Blacks side.

So a reminder on where to watch Ireland vs New Zealand and what time it kicks off – the game is live on RTE Two, Eir Sport and ITV. There is no early morning start with the action starting at 11.15am. You can listen to our full preview of the match on this week’s Balls.ie rugby podcast here.

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