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Ireland vs Scotland live stream: Watch the Rugby World Cup

By Andrew Francis

Published: 16:44, 5 October 2023

Ireland and Scotland lock horns in their final Pool B match at the Rugby World Cup with qualification on the line on Saturday at 8pm (UK time).

This is a straight shootout with the victor of this game sealing qualification to the knockout stage. Scotland will need some bonus point assistance, as well as the victory, whilst Ireland know any win or draw will see them through to the quarter-final.

How to watch Ireland vs Scotland live stream in UK

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Ireland vs Scotland preview

Ireland have impressed so far, winning all three of their games and conceded just 32 points. It hasn’t been enough to seal qualification yet though, and Andy Farrell’s side will know that they must either beat Scotland, or secure a tie, to advance to the quarter final stage.

There is a small chance that both sides can make it through to the next stage but a very high scoring draw is quite unlikely and this is effectively a straight shootout for qualification.

A victory might be a bridge too far for Scotland but the handicap market looks enticing in what should be a close encounter. Scotland to beat the 12.5 handicap looks a lively bet on what should be a tense evening of rugby.

Ireland: Andrew Porter, Dan Sheehan, Tadhg Furlong, Tadhg Beirne, Iain Henderson, Peter O’Mahony, Josh van der Flier, Caelan Doris, Jamison Gibson-Park, Johnny Sexton, James Lowe, Bundee Aki, Garry Ringrose, Mack Hansen, Hugo Keenan

Replacements: Ronan Kelleher, Dave Kilcoyne, Finlay Bealham, James Ryan, Jack Conan, Conor Murray, Jack Crowley, Stuart McCloskey

Scotland:Pierre Schoeman, George Turner, Zander Fagerson, Richie Gray, Grant Gilchrist, Jamie Ritchie, Rory Darge, Jack Dempsey, Ali Price, Finn Russell, Duhan van der Merwe, Sione Tuipulotu, Huw Jones, Darcy Graham, Blair Kinghorn

Replacements:Ewan Ashman, Rory Sutherland, WP Nel, Scott Cummings, Matt Fagerson, Luke Crosbie, George Horne, Ollie Smith

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