A Series of consecutive wins has seen Wales rise on to the top of the point table, with their run of great form moving them to closer to this year’s title. Wales pulled off a stunning comeback beating Scotland to climb on top of the table. Wales Rugby is now leading the rankings with 16 points followed by England with 15 points. The match will be held on Saturday at Principality Stadium. Get to know more on Wales vs Ireland Rugby Six Nations 2019 kickoff time, game preview, H2H results, score prediction.

Wales vs Ireland Rugby Six Nations 2019 Game Preview

It might be impossible to predict the outcome with both teams currently enjoying winning streaks. Wales have more wins than Ireland though. Ireland is superior in terms of set-pieces compared to Wales. The winner of this final fixture will be almost certain to claim the 2019 trophy. This makes this march tougher than ever.

Wales have a huge advantage of playing against the defending Grand Slam winner Ireland at home and boasts a huge or higher percentage of wins against Ireland. This game will be a close one but I will make a close call between the two teams, with Wales to stun the defending champions Ireland and win 27-24.

Ireland vs Wales Rugby 6 Nations 2019 Kickoff Times, Dates, What Channel is the Game On

Both teams will be persistent and tenacious as they look to increase or maintain their records of wins in the rugby six nations tournament. Check out Wales vs Ireland Rugby Six Nations 2019 kickoff times, dates, venue.

  • Teams: Wales v Ireland Rugby 6 Nations
  • Date: Sat 16th March
  • Kickoff: 14:45 GMT
  • Venue: Principality Stadium, Cardiff, Wales
  • Referee: Angus Gardner (Australia)
  • Assistant Referees: Ben O’Keefe (New Zealand), Karl Dickson (England)
  • Television Match Official (TMO): Marius Jonker (South Africa)
  • TV: BBC Sport, France 2, S4C, DMAX, NBC Sports

Wales Rugby Last Match v Scotland

In fourth round, Scotland host Wales at Murrayfield where brilliant and unstoppable Wales came from a halftime deficit of 15-6 against Scotland to pull off one of their greatest victory in history in the away game. There was an intense first half characterized by Josh Adams and Jonathan Davies’s try. Welsh’s Anscombe reduced the deficit with a successive late penalty. Darcy Graham was so influential in the match, with his perfect try that keeps the Gatland’s side one step ahead and finally finished the game by 18-11.

Ireland v France Rugby Score Last Game

Ireland in a similar situation to wales also managed to overcome a possible upset by coming from behind to beat France 26-14. They increased their sharpness and intensity with France struggling to cope with. Best, Sexton, Conan, Earls putting Irish on the lead.

Wales v Ireland Rugby Head to Head Results

Wales and Ireland Rugby have played against each other 126 games, whereby Wales have won 68 matches with 1526 points. Ireland, on the other hand, won 51 matches with gathering 1427 points. Wales has a higher percentage of wins against Ireland, so they will looking to maintain this incredible record against Ireland.

Both Sides Key Players

For the final round game of this Saturday featuring Wales vs Ireland Rugby Six Nations 2019, both sides will come up with their best line ups. In Wales side, S Evans, L Halfpenny and G Davies who each have contributed tries will be the key rookies on this Saturday.

And for Ireland, the key player to watch is Conor Murray is the star play having assisted 18 tries, whereas Jacob Stockdale (10.7) have the best gains (average) per carrying.

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