England and Wales have been sworn rivals in Rugby Games. England has proved to be a tough team controlled the majority of the games. On the other hand, the Welsh rugby union team also have shown their caliber in this season so far winning both the rounds. However, the main question is, will the home team beat England in the upcoming 6 Nations Championship 2019 game? Let’s wait till the gameday. Before that know more on Wales v England Rugby Six Nations 2019 round 3 game preview, score predictions, h2h, key players.
Wales v England Rugby Six Nations 2019 Head to Head Game Preview
This is a challenging game for Wales to keep their unbeaten match record while England, on the other hand, is also focused on delivering good points in the upcoming match. England rugby has a lot of advantages having won the majority of matches against Wales. Moreover, the Eddie Jones side after the second round of this competition, keep the team at the top of the point table with 48 point difference.
Wales, on the contrary, has won both round one and round two with making the point difference 16. This stats perhaps won’t matter at all on this game since both sides have their accumulated power to take the game on their side that we can understand if we see both teams head to head fight stats. However, the game is hard to predict but yet we can expect good rugby on this Saturday and will see the score England 17 – Wales 15 during the last whistle of the game.
Wales v England 6 Nations 2019 Date, Kickoff Times and What Channel is the Game On
England will fly to Cardiff to face Wales for the third round game of the Guinness 6 Nations Championship 2019 for 12th times. Let’s see Wales v England Rugby Six Nations 2019 dates, kickoff times, tv schedule.
- What: Eng v Wales Six Nations 2019
- When: Sat 23rd Feb
- Where: Principality Stadium, Cardiff, Wales
- Kickoff: 16:45 GMT
- Referee: Jaco Peyper (South Africa)
- Assistant Referees: Jérôme Garcès (France), Alexandre Ruiz (France)
- Television Match Officials (TMO): Simon McDowell (Ireland)
- TV: BBC Sport, FR2, DMAX, NBC Sports, S4C
England RFU Previous Outing
The last matches have been very promising to England Rugby vs France, had a victory by 44-8 with six tries. The Les Bleus team the first half with bagging 8 points where the Red and Whites were 30 and the second half the English sie completely dominate the French and scored more 14 points. The most notable phenomenon for the Eddie Jones side was Jonny May’s hat trick which pulled his team top of the point table.
Wales Rugby Last Match
Their current record has been clean since they have performed well in their last 6 Nations Championship game against Italy which Wales won by 26-15 tremendously. Welsh rugby union team finished the first half with managing 12 points whereas the Italians gained 7 points to keep it on the board. In the second half, the Italians performance was praiseworthy but can’t rescue the team from the humiliation that they have got from a previous couple of matches.
Eng v Wales Rugby H2H
England and Wales have played 131 against each other with Wales winning only 57 out of the 131 matches with 1540 points. England has won 62 of the total matches and managing 1706 points. Both sides make 12 games draw whereas four in Wales soil.
Wales v England Rugby Six Nations 2019 Key Players to Watch
During the upcoming match, Mike Brown and Chris Ashton are the players to watch on England side, Wales main player of the match will be Wyn Jones. Wales has a strong forward composed of Ken Owen and Leon Brown which will be heading the forward and attacks against the England team. The England team also has vicious forward members such as Chris Robshaw, Mark Wilson, and Billy Vunipola who looks stronger than their Wales counterparts.
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