England vs Ireland live stream: Watch Six Nations 2020 rugby online now

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And here, we go: get your England vs Ireland live stream to see if today is about the latter's continued dominance. Yes, a Grand Slam (secured with the 24-15 victory at Twickenham in March of 2018) isn't enough for Ireland, which is on the verge of a Triple Crown. This 2020 Six Nations match sees the Ireland team with a mast full of wind, defeating Scotland and Wales in the first two games of the tournament. 

Will Ireland the squad continue its Six Nations 2020 dominance, proving they're the masters of Rugby across Europe? Well, captain Johnny Sexton is confident with Devin Toner's call-up, as the fan-favorite's got 69 caps and is returning after a startling benching that sat him from the World Cup squad. 

Those unable to attend, though, aren't out of luck. England vs Ireland Live stream start right now, but they’re not difficult to get, at least if you've got our guide to catching the game. And don't worry, you can catch this bout from anywhere on earth, on the service of your choice.

England vs Ireland start time, channel

England vs Ireland started at 3 p.m. GMT on Sunday, Feb. 23. That's 10 a.m. Eastern and 7 a.m. Pacific.

How can I use a VPN to live stream the England vs Ireland match?

If you’re traveling, but don’t want to miss the game, a virtual private network, or VPN, could be an ideal choice. With a VPN service, you can connect to your desired streaming service through a U.S. server, which will let you access the game as if you were at home.

We’ve evaluated many VPN services, and our top pick is ExpressVPN. It meets the VPN needs of the vast majority of users, offering outstanding compatibility with most devices and impressive connection speeds.  


Our favorite VPN service, ExpressVPN, really shines thanks to its safety, speed and simplicity-to-use. It's also compatible with loads of devices - from iOS and Android to Roku, Apple TV and PlayStations. You'll even get an extra 3 months free if you sign up for a year, or there's a 30-day money-back guarantee if you just want to give it a try.

Live stream England vs Ireland in the UK, Canada and Australia

Some Six Nations matches have aired on BBC, but England vs Ireland is on ITV SPORT. You can also stream the match on ITV Hub,on mobile devices and tablets. 

If you're in Canada, you'll need to turn to DAZN, another streaming service that offers access to boxing and other fight games, but also rugby matchups. DAZN costs $100 per year.

If you're in Australia, you've got two options. The first, the beIN Sports subscription service is showing every game of the 2020 Six Nations. Foxtel customers can just add beIN channels to their package for $19.99, and there's also a two-week free trial to start.

How to watch England vs Ireland in the US

If you want to watch England vs Ireland live, you need to pay up for NBC Sports Gold, which costs $80 per year. There's also the more expensive NBC Sports Gold rugby package to get Premiership Rugby League coverage and the Heineken Champions Cup. Either way, grab the NBC Sports Gold app, which is on phones, tablets and streaming devices.

But say you can wait a little bit, and you get NBCSN sports channel. England vs Ireland is on tape delay on that network, starting at 2:30 p.m. Eastern.


SlingTV: If you really want to save money on streaming the 2020 Six Nations, Sling is your best bet. The service includes NBCSN in its Blue package of channels, which costs $30 a month. The first month is discounted to $20.

YouTube TV:

YouTube TV: YouTube's live TV streaming service is the next cheapest option at $50 a month, which includes 70-plus channels in addition to NBCSN. There's a cloud DVR feature for taping shows and watching them later, if you want to further time-shift NBCSN's tape-delayed coverage of the 2020 Six Nations.


Fubo.TV: Fubo.TV touts its focus on streaming live sports, and its $55-a-month package also includes NBCSN. You get a cloud DVR feature here as well.

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