England v Ireland live stream: How to watch Rugby Union from Twickenham online

England faces another testing time at Twickenham this afternoon.

Having won and lost to Wales in the past two World Cup warm-up games it’s now time to face the might of Ireland.

Both sides will want to prove they are making progress ahead of the tournament in Japan which starts in just a few weeks time.

Speaking ahead of the clash, England boss Eddie Jones said: “This weekend we will be looking to gain more match fitness and test different sorts of game strategies.

“The players have come back in a very good physical and mental state and we have had a good preparation this week.

“It is the third of four games for us and come 8 September, when we get on the plane, we want to be ready to go. This is another step forward for us.”

Ireland arrives in south west London having beaten Italy in their first warm-up game and the side is looking forward to the prospect of facing their arch-rivals.

“It’s a fantastic and intimidating place to play rugby but it’s a great place to show what you are made of as a player,” said Ireland’s Rory Best.

So, if you want to catch all the action here’s how to tune in online.

How to watch England vs Ireland

Coverage of today’s big game between England and Wales will be shown live on Sky Sports Action.

The pre-match build-up starts at 2pm on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Action, before kick-off at 3pm.

This means that all the action can be followed on your desktop or laptop via the Sky Go app, which if you’re an existing customer, is also available on iOS and Android smartphone and tablet devices.

Sky Go is also available on a number of platforms including Amazon Fire devices, iPad, Mac computers and laptops, Playstation 3, PS4 and Xbox One.

The Sky Sports app, available to download on iOS and Android devices, will also be providing live text coverage and updates.

If you’re not currently a Sky Sports customer but can’t stand to miss out on the action then you can add the channels to your box via a NOW TV subscription.

Day passes, which let you add Sky Sports channels for 24 hours, start at £8.99 a day, with a weekly pass starting from £14.99, and no locking in to a contract.

NOW TV doesn’t even require a typical television to use, as it is also available on a NOW TV Box, Chromecast, PS4, PS3, Xbox One, Xa

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