Ireland vs England – Six Nations 2023: Kick-off time, TV channel, stream, team news as Ireland aim for Grand Slam
IRELAND are just one win away from completing the Six Nations Grand Slam.
England’s hopes of lifting this year’s trophy were dashed after they lost to holders France at Twickenham last weekend.
Elsewhere, Andrew Farrell’s side beat Scotland 22-7 in the penultimate weekend of this year’s Six Nations.
Ireland have only finished the Grand Slam three times, the last in 2018.
When is Ireland vs England?
- Ireland host England in the final round of Six Nations fixtures on Saturday 18 March.
- Kick-off is expected to take place at 5pm UK time.
- Aviva Stadium will be the host.
What channel is Ireland vs England on?
- Ireland v England will be shown live on ITV.
- Coverage starts at 4.30pm UK time.
- Commentary will be from Nick Mullins, Gordan D’Arcy and Lawrence Dallaglio.
Can I stream Ireland vs England for FREE?
- Yes, you can stream Ireland v England for free via the ITVX app, provided you have a valid TV license.
- You can download the free ITVX app on your mobile device or tablet.
- Alternatively, you can keep up to date with all the action at the Aviva Stadium via SunSport’s live blog.
What’s the latest from the team?
Unfortunately for Ireland, Garry Ringrose will be out after his horrific collision with Scotland’s Blair Kinghorn.
Iain Henderson is also unavailable for visiting England in this year’s final round of Six Nations.
Caelan Doris, Dan Sheehan and Ronan Kelleher will all be watched this week ahead of Saturday’s clash with England.
Ireland: 15 Hugo Keenan, 14 Mack Hansen, 13 Robbie Henshaw, 12 Bundee Aki, 11 James Lowe, 10 Johnny Sexton (captain), 9 Jamison Gibson-Park, 9 Caelan Doris, 7 Josh van der Flier, 6 Peter O’Mahony, 5 James Ryan, 4 Ryan Baird, 3 Tadhg Furlong, 2 Dan Sheehan, 1 Andrew Porter.
Replacements: 16 Rob Herring, 17 Cian Healy, 18 Tom O’Toole, 19 Kieran Treadwell, 20 Jack Conan, 21 Conor Murray, 22 Ross Byrne, 23 Jimmy O’Brien.
Manu Tuilagi starts following his suspension and offers a direct replacement for Ollie Lawrence, who has a hamstring injury.
England team: 15 Freddie Steward, 14 Anthony Watson, 13 Henry Slade, 12 Manu Tuilagi, 11 Henry Arundell, 10 Owen Farrell (captain), 9 Jack van Poortvliet, 8 Alex Dombrandt, 7 Jack Willis, 6 Lewis Ludlam, 5 David Ribbans, 4 Maro Itoje, 3 Kyle Sinckler, 2 Jamie George, 1 Ellis Genge
Replacements: 16 Jack Walker, 17 Mako Vunipola, 18 Dan Cole, 19 Nick Isiekwe, 20 Ben Curry, 21 Alex Mitchell, 22 Marcus Smith, 23 Joe Marchant