Scotland return to Six Nations motion for the primary time in a month after they host Eire in Edinburgh on Sunday.
With their third-round fixture in opposition to France being postponed because of a Covid outbreak in Les Bleus’ camp, Gregor Townsend’s aspect have not performed since dropping by a degree to Wales final month. Their different sport of the marketing campaign to this point noticed them pull off a historic 11-6 victory over England of their opener.
Andy Farrell’s males, in the meantime, might be hoping a month away from the pitch will imply Scotland are off the mark. Eire go into the conflict having beat Italy however misplaced to Wales and France this marketing campaign.
Here is every thing you’ll want to know concerning the conflict.
What time is Scotland v Eire kick-off?
Scotland v Eire kicks off at 3pm on Sunday, March 14, at Murrayfield.
What TV channel is Scotland v Eire on?
Scotland v Eire is being broadcast reside on BBC One, with protection starting at 2.20pm.
What about reside streaming?
What is the workforce information?
Scotland boss Gregor Townsend has made 4 adjustments to the aspect which misplaced to Wales again on February 13.
Sean Maitland returns from a muscle damage to start out on the wing whereas Darcy Graham drops to the bench, whereas Sam Johnson makes his first look of this yr’s event at inside centre.
Stuart Hogg and Duhan van der Merwe stay within the back-three, whereas Johnson hyperlinks up with Chris Harris at centre.
Up entrance, the skilled WP Nel begins at tighthead prop instead of suspended Zander Fagerson and Jamie Ritchie returns from damage to line up at blindside flanker instead of Blade Thomson. Ritchie begins in a back-row alongside Hamish Watson and Matt Fagerson.
As for Eire, Jamison Gibson-Park has stored maintain of the scrum-half jersey forward of the fit-again Conor Murray, who began within the defeat to Wales however was dominated out of the next two matches because of damage.
Andy Farrell has made three adjustments in whole to the aspect which beat Italy 48-10 a fortnight in the past, with two of these coming within the entrance row; veteran prop Cian Healy returns to start out at loosehead over Dave Kilcoyne and Rob Herring will get the nod at hooker forward of Ronan Kelleher to kind a entrance row with Tadhg Furlong.
The opposite change sees winger Keith Earls begin forward of Jordan Larmour, whereas No. 8 CJ Stander is about to win his fiftieth cap.
Scotland: 15. Stuart Hogg (capt), 14. Sean Maitland, 13. Chris Harris, 12. Sam Johnson, 11. Duhan van der Merwe, 10. Finn Russell, 9. Ali Value, 1. Rory Sutherland, 2. George Turner, 3. WP Nel, 4. Scott Cummings, 5. Jonny Grey, 6. Jamie Ritchie, 7. Hamish Watson, 8. Matt Fagerson.
Replacements: 16. David Cherry, 17. Jamie Bhatti, 18. Simon Berghan, 19. Grant Gilchrist, 20. Nick Haining, 21. Scott Steele, 22. Huw Jones, 23. Darcy Graham.
Eire: 15. Hugo Keenan, 14. Keith Earls, 13. Garry Ringrose, 12. Robbie Henshaw, 11. James Lowe, 10. Jonathan Sexton, 9. Jamison Gibson-Park, 1. Cian Healy, 2. Rob Herring, 3. Tadhg Furlong, 4. Iain Henderson, 5. James Ryan, 6. Tadhg Beirne, 7. Will Connors, 8. CJ Stander.
Replacements: 16. Ronan Kelleher, 17. Dave Kilcoyne, 18. Andrew Porter, 19. Ryan Baird, 20. Jack Conan, 21. Conor Murray, 22. Billy Burns, 23. Jordan Larmour
Who’s the Scotland v Eire referee?
Referee: Romain Poite (France)
Assistant Referee 1: Mathieu Raynal (France)
Assistant Referee 2: Andrea Piardi (Italy)
TMO: Alex Ruiz (France)