Ireland vs South Africa rugby: Kick-off time, TV channel, live stream and team news CONFIRMED for autumn international


IRELAND host South Africa in the autumn international match-up this weekend.

The reigning champions travel to Dublin in the first of three autumn internationals for Ireland.

Ireland in training ahead of the clash with South Africa


Ireland in training ahead of the clash with South AfricaCredit: Sportsfile

The last time the two sides played, Ireland demolished South Africa 38-3 in 2017.

And now the visitors will be looking for revenge as they face Ireland this weekend.

When is Ireland vs South Africa?

  • South Africa travel to Ireland on Saturday, 5 November.
  • The match is scheduled to get underway from 5:30pm UK time.
  • The Aviva Stadium will play host to the contest and is able to host up to 74,500 spectators.

What TV channel is it on and can I live stream it?

  • The clash will not be broadcast on terrestrial television, however you can still watch it.
  • Instead, it will be available to broadcast like on Amazon Prime.
  • The coverage is set to get underway from 5:00pm UK time.

What is the team news?

Ireland team

Backs: Hugo Keenan, Robert Baloucoune, Garry Ringrose, Robbie Henshaw, Mack Hansen, Johnny Sexton (captain), Conor Murray.

Forwards: Caelan Doris, Josh van der Flier, Peter OMahony, James Ryan, Tadhg Beirne, Tadhg Furlong, Dan Sheehan, Andrew Porter.

Replacements: Rob Herring, Cian Healy, Finlay Bealham, Kieran Treadwell, Jack Conan, Jamison Gibson-Park, Joey Carbery, Stuart McCloskey.

South Africa team

Forwards: Cheslin Kolbe, Kurt-Lee Arendse, Jesse Kriel, Damian de Allende, Makazole Mapimpi, Damian Willemse, Jaden Hendrikse.

Backs: Jasper Wiese, Pieter-Steph du Toit, Siya Kolisi (captain), Lood de Jager, Eben Etzebeth, Frans Malherbe, Malcolm Marx, Steven Kitshoff.

Replacements: Bongi Mbonambi, Ox Nche, Vincent Koch, Franco Mostert, Deon Fourie, Kwagga Smith, Faf de Klerk, Willie le Roux.

Latest Odds

Ireland to win – 8/15

Draw – 17/1

South Africa – 7/4

*Odds courtesy of Betfair are correct at time of publication


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