How to watch London Irish v Bath Rugby live on TV, kick-off times and team news
Bath Rugby travel to London Irish in Round 15 of the 2020/21 Gallagher Premiership
Bath Rugby head to the new Brentford Community Stadium to take on London Irish looking to continue the club’s impressive record over the Exiles.
Bath have won their last dozen contests with London Irish in Gallagher Premiership Rugby since the Exiles 29-22 victory at Madejski Stadium in September 2012.
Unfortunately once again there will be no fans permitted inside at the game due to the Covid-19 pandemic and national lockdown rules but of course the game is being shown live on TV and here are all the ways you can follow it.
What time is kick-off?
London Irish v Bath Rugby kicks-off at 3pm on Saturday.
Is the game on TV?
Yes. The great news is BT Sport have confirmed they will show every game being played behind closed doors during the 2020/21 Gallagher Premiership season.
Today’s game is being shown live on BT Sport Extra 1HD and can also be watched on the BT Sport App.
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The coverage will start just before 3pm.
Through an agreement between Premiership Rugby and BT Sport, eligible club season ticket holders will gain free access to home Gallagher Premiership matches on the BT Sport App. The BT Sport Match Pass is designed for season ticket holders of participating clubs who do not already have a BT Sport subscription and who cannot attend their home matches due to the current restrictions.
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How else can I follow the game?
If you can’t watch the game live on TV you can follow all the score updates on our live blog on Somerset Live.
BBC Radio Somerset will also be providing live commentary from the game.
What’s the team news?
London Irish: 15 Tom Parton, 14 Ben Loader, 13 Curtis Rona, 12 Theo Brophy Clews, 11 Ollie Hassell-Collins, 10 Paddy Jackson, 9 Nick Phipps, 1 Will Goodrick-Clarke, 2 Matt Cornish, 3 Lovejoy Chawatama, 4 Chunya Munga, 5 Rob Simmons, 6 Ben Donnell, 7 Blair Cowan, 8 Matt Rogerson (c)
Replacements: 16 Agustin Creevy, 17 Facundo Gigena, 18 Ollie Hoskins, 19 George Nott, 20 Jack Cooke, 21 Sean O’Brien, 22 Ben Meehan, 23 Will Joseph
Bath Rugby: 15. Anthony Watson, 14. Joe Cokanasiga, 13. Jonathan Joseph, 12. Max Clark, 11. Will Muir, 10. Orlando Bailey, 9. Ben Spencer; 1 Juan Schoeman, 2. Jack Walker, 3. Henry Thomas, 4. Josh McNally, 5. Charlie Ewels ©, 6. Tom Ellis, 7. Sam Underhill, 8. Zach Mercer
Replacements: 16. Tom Dunn, 17. Beno Obano, 18. Will Stuart, 19. Will Spencer, 20. Miles Reid, 21. Will Chudley, 22. Max Ojomoh, 23. Alex Gray
Referee: Craig Maxwell-Keys (91st Premiership game).
Assistant Referees : Robert Warburton & Philip Watters.
TMO: David Grashoff.
Citing Officer: Duncan Bell.
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