All-blacks were back again at their very best as they humbled Ireland in the first test match of the July series by winning the contest by 42-19. The first match of the historic test series was played in Eden Park, Auckland, and was witnessed by the full-capacity crowd who were cheering the home side all the way.
Ireland’s dream of claiming a victory against All-blacks on the kiwi soil was once again not fulfilled as the home side proved too strong for the men in green. Ireland had the better of the early exchanges as they cruised to a 5-0 lead within five minutes of the game. But All-blacks immediately got the control back and from there on, there was no looking back as the kiwi side raced through the victory.
The All Blacks vs Ireland will now meet in the second test match of the series in Dunedin on Saturday, 9th July 2022. It’s still all to play for in the series.
Here is what you need to know all about the ongoing series between the two Rugby giants.
All Blacks Vs. Ireland Test rugby live stream schedule
Following is the complete schedule of the series that includes a second match against the Maori All Blacks.
The first match of the series will be played at Eden Park in Dunedin on Saturday, 2nd July 2022 at 7.30 am BST/ 02:30 am ET.
It will be played on Saturday, 9th July 2022 at The Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin at 7.30 am BST/ 02:20 am ET. (Click here to watch online)
The final test match of the series will be played on Saturday, 16th July 2022 at Sky Stadium, Wellington at 7:30 am BST/ 02:20 am ET
How to watch All Blacks vs Ireland Rugby live coverage?
Rugby fans in the Australian contingent can catch all the action live of this series on Stan sports. To start with, you can enjoy the free 10-day trial and afterward, its subscription comes at a mere AU$10 a month. Or Rubgby.PremiumTV is the best way to watch New Zealand vs Ireland live stream Rugby summer test. Viewer’s can watch All Blacks vs Ireland rugby 1st, 2nd or 3rd Test via PremiumTV from anywhere around the world via online.
New Zealand All Blacks Vs. Ireland Rugby Team News:
All-blacks head coach Ian Foster named six uncapped players for the 1st Test. Prop Aidan Ross, fly-half Stephen Perofeta, scrum-half Folau Fakatava, flanker Pita Gus Sowakula, center Roger Tuivasa-Sheck and winger Leicester Fainga’anuku all made their official debut in All-black shirt at Eden Park. but the player that left his mark on his very first outing was loose forward, Pita Gus Sowakula who managed to score a try.
Flanker Ardie Savea left every Irish defender chasing him but all in vain, as the number 8 for All-blacks managed to cross the line in each of the halves.
While the Irish manager, Andy Farrell named an experienced side for the first test that proved to be a sand dune in front of mighty All-blacks. The Irish fans will be hoping that Farrell will put up a young team in the rest of the matches, not sweating about the results so to get them acclimatized to the pressure ahead of the 2023 world cup.