New Zealand are scheduled to host Ireland on Saturday, July 9. The match between the two huge nations will kick off at 8:05am UK time – 7pm local time. NZ vs Ireland Rugby will be broadcasted live on Sky Sports Main Event.
Ireland will be looking for their first-ever win over the All Blacks on New Zealand soil when they play at Eden Park this Saturday – the first of three Tests between the two sides.
Ireland have a decent recent record against New Zealand with wins in Chicago and Dublin, but will be looking to make history this July.
How to watch All Blacks vs Ireland FREE live stream
Date: Saturday, July 9
Venue: Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin
Kick-off: 19:05 local (08:05 BST,07:05 GMT)
Referee: Karl Dickson (England)
Assistant Referees: Wayne Barnes (England), Jordan Way (Australian)
TMO: Marius van der Westhuizen (South Africa)
The great news for NZ vs Ireland Rugby fans in the UK is that this match is set to be shown absolutely FREE on Channel 4.
Coverage starts at 1.30pm ahead of the 2pm kick-off, and you can also watch online via Channel 4’s All4 streaming service.
If you are indeed watching online, you can do so on your laptop, or via apps for the likes of Android, iOS, PS4, Xbox, Roku, Amazon Fire.
What time does New Zealand vs Ireland kick off?
- New Zealand are scheduled to host Ireland on Saturday, July 2.
- The match between the two huge nations will kick off at 8:05am UK time – 7pm local time.
- Eden Park in Auckland, New Zealand is the assigned arena for this eye-catching encounter which can hold around 50,000 fans.
- Ireland ran out 29-20 winners when the sides met back in November 2021.
2022 New Zealand Steinlager Series Fixtures
|DATE AND TIME||VENUE||MATCHES|
|29 June 2022, 19:05 NZST||FMG Stadium Waikato, Hamilton||Māori All Blacks vs Ireland|
|2 July 2022, 19:05 NZST||Eden Park, Auckland||New Zealand vs Ireland|
|9 July 2022, 19:05 NZST||Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin||Ireland vs All Blacks|
|12 July 2022, 19:05 NZST||Sky Stadium, Wellington||Maori All Blacks vs Ireland|
|16 July 2022, 19:05 NZST||Sky Stadium, Wellington||New Zealand vs Ireland|
New Zealand All Blacks and Ireland Squad
New Zealand: 15 Jordie Barrett, 14 Sevu Reece, 13 Rieko Ioane, 12 Quinn Tupaea, 11 Leicester Fainga’anuku, 10 Beauden Barrett, 9 Aaron Smith, 8 Ardie Savea, 7 Sam Cane (c), 6 Scott Barrett, 5 Samuel Whitelock, 4 Brodie Retallick, 3 Ofa Tu’ungafasi, 2 Codie Taylor, 1 George Bower
Replacements: 16 Samisoni Taukei’aho, 17 Karl Tu’inukuafe, 18 Angus Ta’avao, 19 Pita Gus Sowakula, 20 Dalton Papalii, 21 Finlay Christie, 22 Richie Mo’unga, 23 Braydon Ennor
Ireland: 15 Hugo Keenan, 14 Keith Earls, 13 Garry Ringrose, 12 Robbie Henshaw, 11 James Lowe, 10 Johnny Sexton (c), 9 Jamison Gibson-Park, 8 Caelan Doris, 7 Josh van der Flier, 6 Peter O’Mahony, 5 James Ryan, 4 Tadhg Beirne, 3 Tadhg Furlong, 2 Dan Sheehan, 1 Andrew Porter
Replacements: 16 Dave Heffernan, 17 Finlay Bealham, 18 Cian Healy, 19 Kieran Treadwell, 20 Jack Conan, 21 Conor Murray, 22 Joey Carbery, 23 Bundee Aki
All Blacks v Ireland Rugby Previous results
2021: Ireland won 29-20 in Dublin
2019: New Zealand won 46-14 in Tokyo
2018: Ireland won 16-9 in Dublin
2016: New Zealand won 21-9 in Dublin
2016: Ireland won 40-29 in Chicago
2013: New Zealand won 24-22 in Dublin
2012: New Zealand won 60-0 in Hamilton
2012: New Zealand won 22-19 in Christchurch
NZ vs Ireland Latest odds
- New Zealand to win 1/5
- Draw 25/1
- Ireland to win 7/2