A Herculean effort a fortnight ago ultimately came to nothing, but Ireland have the perfect chance to restore their confidence and get back on track with the visit of Italy. Read on as our guide explains how to watch an Ireland vs Italy live stream for the 2022 Six Nations from anywhere in the world – including free-to-air coverage in the UK and Ireland.
Andy Farrell’s men pushed France all the way in a match that more than lived up to the billing but fell just short, though they could take many positives from the game, not least the sustained brilliance of Mack Hansen, who through sheer audacity scored a stunner directly from kick-off.
After a decent showing against France on the opening weekend, the Azzurri collapsed against England and their tireless skipper Michele Lamaro is going to have to leave it all on the field again to keep this one respectable.
Johnny Sexton is fit enough for the bench, which means Joey Carbery, who’s taken some heavy flak for his decision to convert a penalty instead of kicking for the corner, keeps his place at fly-half.
Follow our guide as we explain all the ways to get an Ireland vs Italy live stream wherever you are right now – starting with how to watch the Six Nations for FREE in the UK and Ireland.
How to watch Ireland vs Italy: live stream Six Nations FREE in Ireland
How to watch Ireland vs Italy from outside your country
We’ve recommended some of the best places to live stream Six Nations games below, but you might run into a problem trying to access them if you’re outside of your country. This is because of something called geo-blocking.
Simply follow our VPN advice below and you’ll soon be around that issue with a great bit of software that allows you to relocate your device back to your country of residence – thereby regaining access to all the streaming services and content you normally enjoy at home.
Use a VPN to live stream Ireland vs Italy from anywhere
How to use a VPN
Using a VPN is as easy as one-two-three…
1. Download and install a VPN – as we say, our top choice is ExpressVPN
2. Connect to the appropriate server location – open the VPN app, hit ‘choose location’ and select the appropriate location, eg: ‘UK’ for iPlayer and ITV Hub.
3. Go to the broadcaster’s stream – head to your home broadcaster’s site or app and watch as if you were at home – ITV Hub for UK citizens abroad.