Watch Ireland vs Tonga Rugby Live Stream: Rugby World Cup 2023 Match details with Fixture, Line-ups, Live Stream TV Guide
Ireland vs Tonga head-to-head Rugby World Cup match will be played in the beautiful city on Nantes in the North-West of France on Saturday, 16 Sept. The match promises to be a spectacle as the Irish first win in the pool stage boosts their confidence.
Ireland are currently ranked number 1 in men’s rugby, who have finished top of their Pool stage twice and this time will want to reiterate. So against the Irish, Tonga have bunch of experienced players to build a wall off resistance.
Ireland into the Rugby World Cup as European favorites, winning the last two titles in Six Nations Championship respectively 2022 and 2023. Meanwhile, Tonga proved themselves eligible claimants for the world Cup by winning the Asia/Pacific 1.
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Ireland vs Tonga Rugby World Cup match details
All that you need to know about the Ireland vs Tonga Rugby world Cup 2023 match at a glance.
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Fixture: Ireland vs Tonga
Result: Ireland 59 – 16 Tonga
Pool: Ireland vs Tonga, Rugby World Cup 2023- Pool B
Kick-off Time: The match will kick-off on Saturday 16 September, 8pm ET, 9:00pm local.
Venue: The match will be held at Stade de la Beaujoire, Nantes, France.
Referee: Wayne Barnes (England)
TV Channels: RTE (Ireland) / ITV (UK)
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Watch Ireland vs Tonga Rugby World Cup Live Free on TV
Free-to-air Irish television RTE will broadcast Rugby World Cup 2023 all games live across Ireland. RTE an Virgin Media will be the destination for Irish fans. 48 matches including Ireland’s matches and the Final will broadcast simultaneously live on both RTE and Virgin.
Digicel and TBC retain the rights to broadcast the Rugby World Cup live in Tonga. They will broadcast all Word Cup matches on live TV across Tonga for rugby fans.
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Ireland vs Tonga Team-Lineups
Ireland team lineups to face Tonga: Hugo Keenan, Mack Hansen, Garry Ringrose, Bundee Aki, James Lowe, Johnny Sexton (captain), Conor Murray, Caelan Doris, Josh van der Flier, Peter O’Mahony, James Ryan, Tadhg Beirne, Tadhg Furlong, Ronan Kelleher, Andrew Porter.
Ireland replacements: Rob Herring, David Kilcoyne, Finlay Bealham, Iain Henderson, Ryan Baird, Craig Casey, Ross Byrne, Robbie Henshaw.
Tonga team lineups to face Ireland: Salesi Piutau, Afusipa Taumoepeau, Malakai Fekitoa, Pita Ahki, Solomone Kata, William Havili, Augustine Pulu, Vaea Fifita, Sione Talitui, Tanginoa Halaifonua, Halaleva Fifita, Sam Lousi, Ben Tameifuna (captain), Paula Ngauamo, Siegfried Fisi’ihoi.
Tonga replacements: Sam Moli, Tau Koloamatangi, Sosefo Apikotoa, Semisi Paea, Solomone Funaki, Sione Vailanu, Sonatane Takulua, Fine Inisi.
Last meeting between Ireland vs Tonga
Ireland and Tonga have met only twice in rugby history. The first of which was in June 1987 where Ireland won 32-9 in a test match.
The other was in 2003 when Ireland again won against Tonga 40-19 on the tour of Australia.
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