Ireland will take on England to start their 2019 Six Nations campaign at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin, on Saturday 2nd February. England punished by Ireland 24-15 in the 2018 Championship and in 2019 Ireland will be try to get back to back Grand slam victory.
Six Nations Championship is one of the toughest sports competition that will ever be experienced in rugby sport. As the 2019 six nations’ gets nearer all the teams are in high practice to win upcoming Rugby World Cup 2019 and emerge the best better than it was last year. Ireland and England are not an exception.
All the fans should note these as early as now to get ready. Since the days are nearer than before. This two teams Ireland and England are among the best and favorite rugby teams loved by many fans.
Ireland and England will be playing on the first round which will be on Saturday 2nd of February 2019. This two teams competition will begin and exactly 4:45 pm (UK Time) and streamed live on ITV.
Don’t Miss: Six Nations Rugby Full Fixtures
Ireland and England matches will be held in Dublin in Aviva stadium. All the fans preparing to watch Ireland and England teams competing make sure on 2nd of February all the road and destination is in Aviva stadium. Take your seat and wait for the match to begin.
According to the Television guide every team is arranged according to how they will play in different rounds and where the Television live streaming will be. Ireland and England will be playing on the first round and the live stream will be on ITV.
All the rugby fans and the lover of sports who have a license to use TV are able to live stream from ITV and BBC. This will be free on the IPlayer and also in the ITV hub accordingly. For those who have not accessed the license to use Television are urged to get one of their own since the event will be mega with high viewers all over the world.
Read More: Free Rugby Live Streaming Complete Guide
In the previous competition Ireland emerged the best and this year they are looking forward to maintaining the national pride and take home the cup as usual. The competition is set to be completed in the five consecutive weekends with each competing teams positioned in various rounds. Almost every fan is discussing Ireland and England victory comes the real day.
To Ireland, all the eyes are on them. In last year they took the flag in the 2018 championship and crown the cup of victory. Currently, they are the dominating champions with a total of 26 points.
A question is will they remain the flag bearer or they will be a disappointment to their fans. That’s is a question that will be answered perfectly after the 16th march of 2019.
We hope for them to lead as they did. Although one of their powerful Lain Henderson who contributed to the victory of Ireland is doubted since he went for surgery and thereafter he has to step down for 10 weeks. This means he will not be in a position to participate in the six nation’s championship. The player is determined to join the next world cup of Japan in September.
On the other hand, England who is one of the newly joined in the group. In their third participation of the six nations ended up in disappointment since they scored beyond their expectations. They had a world rugby ranking position of number 5 among the six nations that participated.
However, failure is a sign of trying and a sign of moving to success. They are still determined to emerge the best in this coming tournament. There is hope of England getting better of what they did in the previous competition since they are well equipped with enough practices.
England rugby hero Eddie Jones’s announced 35-man squad with captain Owen Farrell. They are strong than the previous year and want to get back grand slam victory again before the Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan.
Forwards: Jack Clifford, Dan Cole, Luke Cowan-Dickie, Tom Curry, Ben Earl, Ellis Genge, Jamie George, Nathan Hughes, Maro Itoje, George Kruis, Joe Launchbury, Courtney Lawes, Ben Moon, Brad Shields, Kyle Sinckler, Jack Singleton, Billy Vunipola, Mako Vunipola, Harry Williams, Mark Wilson.
Back: Chris Ashton, Mike Brown, Joe Cokanasiga, Elliot Daly, Ollie Devoto, Owen Farrell, George Ford, Jonny May, Jack Nowell, Dan Robson, Henry Slade, Ben Te’o, Ollie Thorley, Manu Tuilagi, Ben Youngs.
Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt named his strong squad for the guinness 2019 six nations championship. This strong squad has named for first 2 round, where they face England and Scotland.
Forwards: Rory Best (capt), Sean Cronin, Niall Scannell, Tadhg Furlong, Cian Healy, Dave Kilcoyne, Jack McGrath, Andrew Porter, John Ryan, Tadgh Beirne, Ultan Dillane, Iain Henderson, James Ryan, Devin Toner, Jack Conan, Jordi Murphy, Sean O’Brien, Peter O’Mahony, Rhys Ruddock, CJ Stander, Josh van der Flier.
Backs: Will Addison, Andrew Conway, Keith Earls, Rob Kearney, Jordan Larmour, Jacob Stockdale, Bundee Aki, Chris Farrell, Tom Farrell, Robbie Henshaw, Garry Ringrose, Joey Carbery, Jack Carty, Johnny Sexton, Caolin Blade, John Cooney, Conor Murray.
Ireland is expected to hold the crown again however the fans are in doubt according to the report their expert player Henderson stand to miss the six nations championship. This gives Ireland more worries since he did the marvels in the last tournament.
Illness has no respect and he has to follow the instruction of waiting for 10 weeks for him to get back to his feet and health condition for the next championship. Ireland is the main team of a target as they did in the previous and made their fans proud they should put in more effort to carry the same flag as well.
The sweetness of the competition is when you emerge the winner and carry that crown of victory. But who knows what awaits them. Let’s keep that question until the 2nd of February and answer it more perfect on 16th of March.
|Date||Match – Results||Venue||Tournament|
|17 March 2018||England vs Ireland (15 – 24)||Twickenham||2018 Six Nations|
|18 March 2017||Ireland vs England (13 – 9)||Aviva Stadium||2017 Six Nations|
|27 February 2016||England vs Ireland ( 21 – 10)||Twickenham||2016 Six Nations|
|5 September 2015||England vs Ireland ( 21 – 13)||Twickenham||2015 RWC Warm Up|
|1 March 2015||Ireland vs England ( 19 – 9)||Aviva Stadium||2015 Six Nations|