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Leinster vs Gloucester Rugby Live: how to watch online, Kick-off Time, Record, Odds, Team News, and More

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The Irish giants Leinster will host Gloucester at the Royal Dublin Society Arena on Friday, December 16. Leinster has gotten off to a great start in the championship as they were able to notch a bonus point victory over Racing 92. The Irish rugby team visited France and demolish their counterpart as it proved to be a one-sided affair. The score at the end of 80 minutes showed 42-10 in the favor of Leinster. Here is everything you need to know about Leinster vs Gloucester European Championship round 2 contest and how to watch live online.

Viewing Information

Date: Friday 16th December

Kick-off: 8 p.m. GMT/3 p.m. ET

Venue: RDS Arena, Dublin

TV Channel: BT Sports 1/RTE 2

Live Streams: Click Here

While their next opponent, Gloucester were also successful in their opening round match as they made a successful trip to France to secure the win. But unlike Leinster, it was a hard-fought battle as the home team Bordeaux Begles wasn’t ready to flinch at any time soon during the game. The match ended 22-17 with Gloucester taking the honors.

Now with both teams off to a great start, they will look to continue this momentum when they face each other at the packed RDS Arena. It is expected to be a close encounter as the championship is well and truly away.

How to watch Leinster vs Gloucester Rugby match live online and on TV?

This highly anticipated match between the two of the top teams will be broadcasted live on RTE 2 and BT Sport 1. You can also stream the event live on the RTE Player and BT Sport Player. But for that, you will need to buy their monthly subscription (You can get info from their website).

Once you do that, the cord-cutters can stream the event on different digital services like Chromecast and Ruko TV.

Kick-Off Time, Venue, and Date

The Round 2 of the European Championship will start on Friday, December 16 and first up are, the Irish powerhouse, Leinster locking horns with Gloucester at RDS Arena. The match will begin at 8 pm.

Leinster vs Gloucester odds

Leinster vs Gloucester is expected to be a close contest. But the bookies have placed Leinster’s as a favorite to win the match. They are likely to go on and grab the win on match day.

Team News – Leinster vs Gloucester

Leinster received a huge boost both Johnny Sexton and Tadhg Furlong increased their training loads on their way back from injuries at the latter end of last week. The duo was sidelined on the first match and had to see off the opener from the benches but now they have fully recovered and are expected to have game time on Friday. While the teammate, Charlie Ngatai made his long-awaited return in France after being sidelined by a Shoulder injury and played the full quota of his minutes without facing much trouble.

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