Autumn Nations Cup 2020: how to watch Ireland v Scotland rugby match for free on Amazon Prime Video - and kick off time

Jaco van der Walt set to make Scotland debut in Ireland

Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend. (Pic: Getty Images)
Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend. (Pic: Getty Images)

Scotland will finish their 2020 Autumn Nations Cup campaign in a third place play-off against Ireland.

Gregor Townsend's Scots, who finished second in Group B behind France, go into the match having had a week's rest from competitive action after their third round fixture against Fiji was cancelled due to a breakout of Covid in the tourist's camp.

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Edinburgh's Jaco Van der Walt is preparing to make his Scotland debut against Ireland. (Pic: Getty Images)
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Opponents Ireland came second in Group A behind England, after victories over Wales and Georgia, and boast an impressive recent record against Scotland - winning eight of the previous nine encounters ahead of this weekend’s showdown.

But, with Scotland having won their last three away games in a row, the tie looks finely poised.

When is Ireland vs Scotland on TV?

The Ireland vs Scotland game will take place on Saturday 5 December 2020.

It is one of four games to take place over the final weekend of the inaugural Autumn Nations Cup.

The other fixtures see Georgia vs Fiji, Wales vs Italy and England vs France.

What time do Ireland vs Scotland kick off?

Ireland vs Scotland kicks off at 2.15pm and is the second of three fixtures to take place on Saturday.

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Georgia vs Fiji kicks off at 12pm and Wales vs Italy kicks off at 4.45pm.

England v France kicks off at 2pm on Sunday 6 December.

Where is Ireland vs Scotland being played?

The Aviva Stadium in Dublin is the setting for Ireland vs Scotland.

There will be some international rugby being played in Scotland when Georgia vs Fiji takes place at Murrayfield Stadium.

Parc y Scarlets is the venue for Wales vs Italy and Twickenham will host England vs France.

What TV channel is Ireland vs Scotland on?

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Amazon Prime Video won the race to purchase the broadcasting rights to this year's Autumn Nations Cup, meaning Ireland vs Scotland won't be shown on any terrestrial TV channels.

The match can be viewed through the Amazon Prime Video app which can be found on many smart TVs. Equipment such as an Amazon Fire TV Stick or Google Chromecast can stream the game through the app onto your TV screen.

How to stream Ireland vs Scotland online?

Alternatively, the Amazon Prime Video app can be downloaded on many portable devices so viewers can watch the game on a tablet or phone.

Coverage of Ireland vs Scotland begins at 1.45pm on Saturday 5 December.

Fans wanting to watch the game and the rest of the final weekend of the Autumn Nations Cup can do so by signing up to Amazon Prime.

It is currently offering a 30-day free trial which includes a next day delivery service on items ordered from Amazon. Typical price is £7.99 a month after the trial.