Eire journey to Murrayfield in spherical 4 of the Six Nations to tackle Scotland who’ve proven they’re greater than able to producing one other thrilling efficiency.
Gregor Townsend’s aspect produced a statement win against England which was adopted up by an emphatic victory over Wales in spherical two.
Nonetheless, their hopes of the Grand Slam ended against France of their final match, whereas Eire will goal to increase their profitable sequence to 4 matches on this yr’s Six Nations.
Either side will meet within the World Cup later within the yr as they’ve been drawn collectively in Pool B alongside South Africa, Tonga and Romania.
When and the place is Scotland v Eire?
Scotland will face Eire at BT Murrayfield on Sunday, 12 March with kick-off beneath means at 3pm GMT.
The opposite video games this weekend are Italy v Wales at 2.45pm on the Saturday adopted by England v France at Twickenham at 4.45pm.
What TV channel is Scotland v Eire on?
That is an BBC fixture. For UK TV viewers will probably be stay on BBC One and BBC iPlayer. The protection will start at 2.15pm.
BBC’s Six Nations pundits for 2023 embrace former taking part in stars Martin Johnson World Cup winners Matt Dawson, Kaly Daly-Mclean and Paul Grayson. Former Scotland captain John Barclay and former Lions Captain Sam Warburton.
Who’s the referee?
England referee Luke Pearce takes cost of this one alongside his compatriots Wayne Barnes and Christophe Ridley as assistant referees.
- Referee: Luke Pearce (RFU)
- Assistant Referee 1: Wayne Barnes (RFU)
- Assistant Referee 2: Christophe Ridley (RFU)
- TMO: Stuart Terheege (RFU)
Newest staff information
Grant Gilchrist will miss the remainder of Scotland’s marketing campaign after being handed a three-week ban following his crimson card away to France. The second row admitted to an impartial judicial committee that he had dedicated an act of foul play when catching Anthony Jelonch together with his shoulder.
Gilchrist will now miss the final two matches of Scotland’s marketing campaign at dwelling to Eire and Italy. He was additionally attributable to sit out Edinburgh’s URC match away to Connacht later this month, however has had his software granted to participate within the Teaching Intervention Programme as a substitute of lacking the third sport of his sanction interval.
The Eire squad, in the meantime, acquired a lift with the return of Jamison Gibson-Park, Johnny Sexton, Robbie Henshaw and Tadhg Furlong to full coaching. All 4 gamers have been dominated out of Ireland’s 34-20 victory over Italy with Furlong, Gibson-Park and Henshaw but to characteristic on this yr’s Six Nations marketing campaign.
What occurred on this fixture in 2022?
Eire secured the Triple Crown with a 26-5 bonus victory over Scotland on the Aviva Stadium. Eire scored by means of Dan Sheehan, Cian Healy, Josh van der Flier and Conor Murray to win their first trophy on dwelling soil for 18 years.
The win moved Eire to the highest of the Six Nations till France beat England 25-13 to seal the Grand Slam. Nonetheless, they did declare their twelfth ever Triple Crown over Scotland.