USA v Ireland Rugby 2018 Fixture has been set up for the third and final home Autumn Internationals test of this November at Dublin. Both sides will be looking for a win that will put them in good shape when these two sides clash in the Guinness Series. The Irish side will be looking for another win over the American side after winning all matches played against the Eagles. On the other hand, the Eagles will be looking for a better and improved performance against the rugby heavyweights on this Saturday. Here’s the Ireland v USA Rugby Prediction 2018, Preview, Fixture, Key Players.
USA v Ireland Rugby 2018 Fixture Autumn Internationals, Kickoff Time, Where To Watch
The USA Men’s Eagles will face the Ireland Rugby in this year’s autumn internationals. Irish Rugby will come up by winning against the All Blacks in the last week. The Irish lad will be in top confidence as they defeat the mighty NZ Rugby, the world no 1. Let’s see how Ireland take the USA Eagles at their home soil. Prior to discussing Ireland v USA Rugby Prediction 2018, have a look at the schedule.
- What: Ireland v USA Rugby 2018 November Autumn Internationals
- When: Saturday, 24th of November 2018
- Where: Aviva Stadium, Dublin, Ireland
- Kickoff: 18:30 GMT
- Where To Watch: Channel 4, RTE
- Referee: Ben O’Keeffe (New Zeland)
- Assistant Referees: Nic Berry (Australia), Marius Mitrea (Italy)
- Television Match Official (TMO): Ian Davies (Wales)
4 Major Things Happen in USA Rugby Last Clash v Canada
Before USA v Ireland Rugby 2018 Fixture, the Eagles put a halt to a five-match losing streak by picking a 42-17 win over Canada in June. Canada managed only two tries which were duly converted while O’Leary put one penalty over for the Canadians. On the other hand, Dolan was in beast mode as he completed a hattrick of tries while Augspurger, Scully, and de Haas crossed the line for the Eagles. MacGinty managed to put three conversions over and added two penalties but in the end, the scoreline was too flattering to save him from his blushes.
USA Rugby Player Replacements
My discussion featuring Ireland v USA Rugby Prediction 2018 says, the Men’s Eagles prop Eric Fry will miss out after being ruled off by an injury in the second match of the Autumn Internationals. Moore and Winglewiski will be looking for a cap after earning surprise call-ups into the squad. In addition to that Maughan, Maupin, Wooching, and Hume will be hoping for starts in place of Fry and Olive Kilifi.
Key Players of USA Rugby Team
Cam Dolan has increasingly become very influential in the USA jersey for this Saturday USA v Ireland Rugby 2018 Fixture. He will be hoping to carry his summer form into the Autumn Internationals. His try tied down a world cup slot. He will be eager to showcase his abilities when the Eagles play the Irish side on the 24th of November.
How was the Irish Rugby Last Outing v Los Pumas Argentina?
The Irish nationals are on a 4-match winning streak the most recent being a win over Argentina (See Preview). Marmion scored the first try for Ireland while Aki and McGrath also crossed the line for world number 2s. On the contrary, Delguy breached the Irish defense with the only Los Pumas try while Sanchez scored four penalties for the Argies. Meanwhile, Sexton scored two conversions and added three penalties to put the match beyond Argentina’s lead.
Irish Rugby Team Player Replacements
A thousand demand question, are there any replacements from Irish Rugby team side in USA v Ireland Rugby 2018 Fixture tonight? Sean O’Brien and K. Marmion are both out due to injury after picking knocks in Argentina win. Robbie Henshaw will hope to be fit for selection after missing the Pumas’ game with a minor hamstring injury.
Key Players of the Ireland Rugby Team
To figure out the Ireland v USA Rugby Prediction 2018, it needs to concentrate on the IRFU’s key rookies. In this sense, Earls is in good form right now while vice-captain Sexton has quietly been pulling strings in the Irish side. His kicking form is so good that he also scored a stunner against the Argies. Watch out for this duo as they will be key against the Eagles on the 24th.
Ireland v USA Rugby Prediction 2018 Autumn Internationals
These two sides have played each other nine times with Ireland winning all those matches. The most recent being 55-19 of the Eagles in New Jersey in the 2017 tours. In this game, the Eagles managed only three tries via Civetta, Quill, and Matyas while McGinty converted twice. On the other hand, Ireland was unstoppable and they managed a total of nine tries vs the American defense. Earls went over the line twice while Stockdale, N. Scannell, Marmion, Conan, Ryan, McGrath, and Zebo also got their names on the scoresheet. Ireland is in a good shape right now and that will be bad news for the Eagles as they’ll have to wait longer for the first win over Ireland.
Prediction: Ireland 47 – 15 USA
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