Ireland have Scotland with Joe Schmidt’s side the main group in the Six Nations still ready to win the Grand Slam. The Irish will hope to keep their expectations of a first Slam since 2009 on track when they confront a revived Scotland, who saw off England at Murrayfield to keep their title trusts alive after their opening day thrashing to Wales.
Ireland significantly won away in France in cycle one, cleared aside Italy seven days after the fact and edged a wafer against Wales last time out. Will Joe Schmidt’s men remain on course for the NatWest 6 Nations title and a conceivable Grand Slam when Scotland visit them?
What time is kick off?
The Six Nations Championship clash between Ireland and Scotland will kick off at 2.15pm on Saturday, 10 March.
What TV channel is it on?
The game will be broadcast on ITV One with coverage starting at 1.25pm.
What are the teams?
Ireland team: Rob Kearney; Keith Earls, Garry Ringrose, Bundee Aki, Jacob Stockdale; Jonathan Sexton, Conor Murry; Cian Healy, Rory Best, Tadhg Furlong, James Ryan, Devin Toner, Peter O’Mahony, Dan Leavy, CJ Stander
Replacements: Sean Cronin, Jack McGrath, Andrew Porter, Iain Henderson, Jordi Murphy, Kieran Marmion, Joey Carbery, Jordan Larmour
Scotland team: Stuart Hogg;, Blair Kinghorn, Huw Jones, Sean Maitland, Peter Horne; Finn Russsell, Greig Laidlaw; Gordon Reid, Stuart McInally, Simon Berghan, Grant Gilchrist, Jonny Gray, John Barclay, Hamish Watson, Ryan Wilson
Replacements: Fraser Brown, Jamie Bhatti, Willem Nel, Tim Swinson, David Denton, Ali Price, Nick Grigg, Lee Jones