Fiji vs Ireland Rugby Game Dublin Nov 2017 is the second of three internationals by the Irish the autumn internationals.
Fiji vs Ireland Rugby Game Dublin Nov 2017 Preview
For the first time, Fiji will be appearing in Dublin’s Aviva Stadium which opened a year after the two team’s last meeting. Despite both team’s long history, it will only be the fourth time they are meeting on the field. The match is part of the 2017 Guinness Series.
A Longtime Past the two teams first met in 1985. All meetings have been won by Ireland but the last fight being eight years ago, this will be an exciting test. All previous matches were in Lansdowne in Dublin. Their most recent match was on November 21 way back in 2009. It blew for Fiji, scoring only 6 against Ireland’s 41.
Had a great time at the Ireland game today, great win.. looking forward to the game next week vs Fiji pic.twitter.com/lrKvqKjeDP
— Daniel Greene (@Dangreene88) November 12, 2017
Fiji vs Ireland Rugby Game Dublin Nov 2017 Preview must help you out to remember to enjoy the match bodily at the stadium or on the screen like Daniel.
The Dublin Match Schedule
Looking forward to going to see Ireland & Bundee Aki vs Fiji next week!
— Gary Donnelly (@GaryDonnelly2) November 10, 2017
You also probably don’t wanna miss seeing the Bundee Aki and Irish troops skill on Saturday. Here we provide the Kick-Off time only for you so that you can catch the Dublin action at the right time.
- Kick-Off: 5:30 pm
- Venue: Aviva Stadium, Lansdowne Road, Dublin
- Referee: Paul Williams
- Date: November 18, 2017
- TV Broadcast: Sky Sports, RTE
- Radio: BBC Radio Ulster
Fiji Rugby brief History
The Irish team will have a challenge in their hands. Fiji has been through a lot of refinement since their last meeting. However, the mood might be a bit somber for the visitors, after a disappointing loss to Italy, 19-10.
Earlier this year, Fiji defeated Italy but a strong comeback prevented a rerun. An early game yellow card and somewhat inaccurate play plagued Fiji’s. Volavola’s sin banning sealed the fate of the team.
The Irish Rugby
Ireland hasn’t been slacking. They’ll be playing with the winning high from a previous match against Wales which they won 6-34. The team has seen impressive results from its most recent campaigns for the Rugby League World Cup (but rules still bundled them out of the chance to win despite winning two out of three group games).
Debutante Josh Ralph, have show eagerness in his first game and its the kind Fiji should watch out for. There’s also a lot of pressure on Bundee Aki, who is expected to make up for Garry Ringrose and Jared Payne’s exits due to injury.
Last Matches Execution
Ireland and Fiji, in terms of the number of matches they’ve played against each other, are strangers.This scheduled match will only be the fourth time they meet out in the field. During the last three times, they all played in Lansdowne Road in Dublin.
During all those instances, Ireland had the upper hand absolutely sweeping Fiji off their feet. Strong players and experience lead Ireland consistently against the opposing team. The scores just show the contrast in the level of skills between the two: 41-6, 64-17, and 44-8. However, the last match was in 2009 and since then, both teams have reinvented themselves. It could be Fiji’s chance to make a mark.
Fiji vs Ireland Rugby Game Dublin Nov 2017 Preview, prediction
Despite the upset of not being in the finals for the Rugby league World Cup, Ireland will likely defeat the Fiji. Nonetheless, it will be a clash of two very strong teams that will leave fans of the sport at the edge of their seats. The game will be held at the home ground of the Ireland. Simultaneously, Ireland won all the previous game against Fiji. So, Fiji vs Ireland Rugby Game Dublin goes in the favor of the Ireland. And the winning chance is around 90% for the Irish.