Ireland v Scotland: Kick-off time, where to watch, key players

Scotland are aiming to make it three wins in a row. Picture: SNS
Scotland are aiming to make it three wins in a row. Picture: SNS
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Scotland will be looking to make it three successive victories in the Six Nations tomorrow when they travel to the Aviva Stadium.

Confidence is high in the Scotland camp and they will fancy their chances to keep the winning run going, especially against an Ireland side who’ve had a below par championships.

However, the hosts romped home to an emphatic victory against Italy last time out and will be desperate to end the campaign on a high.

Here’s all you need to know ahead of the match...

Kick-off time: 5.00pm

Where to watch: ITV from 4.30pm

Ireland team (15-1): Simon Zebo, Andrew Trimble, Jared Payne, Robbie Henshaw, Keith Earls, Jonny Sexton, Conor Murray, Jamie Heaslip, Tommy O’Donnell, CJ Stander, Devin Toner, Donnacha Ryan, Mike Ross, Rory Best, Jack McGrath. Replacements: Richardt Strauss, Cian Healey, Nathan White, Ultan Dillane, Rhys Ruddock, Eoin Reddan, Ian Madigan, Fergus McFadden

Scotland team (15-1): Stuart Hogg, Tommy Seymour, Duncan Taylor, Alex Dunbar, Tim Visser, Duncan Weir, Greig Laidlaw, Ryan Wilson, John Hardie, John Barclay, Tim Swinson, Richie Gray, WP Nel, Ross Ford, Alasdair Dickinson. Replacements: Stuart McInally, Rory Sutherland, Moray Low, Ron Harley, Josh Strauss, Henry Pyrgos, Peter Horne, Sean Lamont

Referee: Pascal Gauzere (FFR)

Key players: Jonny Sexton, Conor Murray, Jack McGrath (Ireland). Stuart Hogg, Duncan Weir, Tim Swinson (Scotland).

Last five meetings: Ireland 28 - 22 Scotland, Scotland 10 - 40 Ireland, Ireland 28 - 6 Scotland, Scotland 12 - 8 Ireland, Ireland 32 - 14 Scotland

Odds: Ireland 2/5 Scotland 9/4 Draw 25/1


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