Ireland vs New Zealand live stream: how to watch today’s rugby union from anywhere

The autumn international rugby clashes continue in a packed week three that sees Ireland take on New Zealand. This should make for a great game as Ireland and the All Blacks are number one and two in the world rankings – and you can live stream Ireland vs New Zealand from absolutely anywhere – and absolutely free.

New Zealand's Sonny Bill Williams is injured so will be replaced by Ryan Crotty for the game. Other than that it'll be the same side that managed to just beat England in their last match. It's an intimidating XV, but its weaknesses were exposed by England last week and we know they can be beaten after South Africa did a number on the All Blacks in NZ earlier in the season.

Ireland's side will have second-row Devin Toner to help make up for the failing line-out against Argentina in their last match. Rob Kearney and Garry Ringrose are now fit so they're in the back line once more. Dan Leavy replaces Sean O'Brien as flanker, while scrum-half Kieran Marmion and Bundee Aki are both match fit again following injuries. Can they repeat their famous victory from this time two years ago?

Want to catch an Ireland vs New Zealand live stream? You're in the right place. The UK free-to-air broadcaster Channel 4 is hosting the coverage and you can use a VPN to catch it if you're outside the UK this weekend. Easy!

How to live stream Ireland vs New Zealand rugby union in the UK for free

Result! The Ireland vs New Zealand match will be shown live on Channel 4 in the UK. That means you can watch it for free on your TV when it kicks-off at 7pm GMT.

Alternatively, you can access the action live via the All 4 online platform or through a third-party online streaming TV service such as TVPlayer.com. This means you can catch the match on TV, computer, tablet and smartphone for free if you're in the UK.

Not in the UK this weekend? No worries – just download and install a VPN and use a UK location to watch as if you were back home. Full instructions below.

How to live stream Ireland vs New Zealand for free anywhere else in the world

If you're outside the UK and try to start streaming the rugby on All4, you'll soon discover that you can't as it is location restricted. But there's a way you can watch for free anyway. By downloading and installing a VPN, you can effectively trick your computer into thinking that it's in the UK. That way you can enjoy the free coverage without having to pay your local broadcaster or find an illegal stream.

It's really easy to get started with a VPN – here's how to do it:

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