Ireland vs France rugby: Kick-off time, TV channel, live stream free and teams for Six Nations match

IRELAND host France as they look to get their Six Nations challenge back on track.

Things didn't go to plan against Wales for the hosts, with Peter O'Mahony sent off early in the 21-16 defeat.

France meanwhile began their campaign in the best way possible, thrashing Italy to pick up a bonus point win.

What time does Ireland vs France kick off?

  • Part of the second round of fixtures, this clash will be held on Sunday, February 14.
  • Kick-off at the Aviva Stadium is at 3pm GMT.
  • When France last visited, they were beaten 26-14 in the 2019 edition of the Six Nations.

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

  • You can catch Ireland vs France live on ITV1 from 2.30pm on Sunday.
  • To stream, head to the ITV Hub on your mobile, tablet, PC or games console.

Can I watch Ireland vs France for free?

  • Yes. Every match of this year's tournament is on free-to-air TV.

What is the team news?

Billy Burns will get the chance to make amends for missing touch at the last minute against Wales as he replaces captain Johnny Sexton, who misses out with concussion.

Scrum-half Conor Murray is out with a hamstring injury with Jamison Gibson-Park coming in as a replacement.

Ian Henderson replaces the injured James Ryan and will captain the Irish while Rhys Ruddock replaces Peter O'Mahony who is banned after his sending off in Cardiff.

France have made two changes to the team that beat Italy 50-10 in Rome.

Damian Penaud replaces Teddy Thomas at wing while Castres flanker Anthony Jelonch comes in for Dylan Cretin.

France have made two changes to the team that beat Italy 50-10 in Rome.

Damian Penaud replaces Teddy Thomas at wing while Castres flanker Anthony Jelonch comes in for Dylan Cretin.


Match odds

  • Ireland win – 5/2
  • France victory – 1/2
  • Tie – 22/1

*All odds from Ladbrokes and correct at time of publication.

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