Six Nations: Where to watch Ireland v Wales and Scotland v England in Nairobi

6 Nations at the Purdy Arms

Ireland play Wales and Scotland play England in a key weekend of Six Nations Rugby tomorrow (Saturday 24 February), and if you want to enjoy the game with fellow supporters, there are a couple of Nairobi venues showing the games.

The Purdy Arms in Karen, owned by British expat couple Rob and Julie, will be showing both games tomorrow following tonight’s France v Italy fixture which kicks off at 23.00.

J’s Fresh Bar and Kitchen in Westlands are also showing the games with great deals on drinks and food throughout.

Ireland v Wales 17.15 (14.15 GMT)

Irish prop Tadhg Furlong and second row Iain Henderson have been ruled out due to injury, giving youngsters Andrew Porter and James Ryan the opportunity to come in.

Robbie Henshaw is replaced by centre Chris Farrell, while number eight CJ Stander and prop Cian Healy also start.

The return of fly-half Dan Biggar, full-back Leigh Halfpenny and winger Liam Williams have given Wales a huge boost, but number eight Taulupe Faletau is not yet ready to return from a knee injury.

Fly-half Rhys Patchell, who started the opening two matches, and Josh Adams are not included in the match-day 23, with Gareth Anscombe dropping down to the bench.

Ireland: Kearney, Earls, Farrell, Aki, Stockdale, Sexton, Murray; Healy, Best (captain), Porter, Ryan, Toner, O’Mahony, Leavy, Stander

Replacements: Cronin, McGrath, Ryan, Roux, Conan, Marmion, Carbery, McFadden.

Wales: Halfpenny, Williams, Williams, Parkes, Evans, Biggar, Davies; Evans, Owens, Lee, Hill, Jones (captain), Shingler, Navidi, Moriarty.

Replacements: Dee, Jones, Francis, Davies, Tipuric, Davies, Anscombe, North.

Scotland v England 19.45 (16.45 GMT)

Scotland boss Gregor Townsend has named his first unchanged line-up, keeping faith with the same 15 who won a tight contest with France.

Making a welcome return following 10 weeks out of action with a broken arm is tighthead prop WP Nel. He is one of three changes on the bench along with Tim Swinson and Nick Grigg.

Nathan Hughes is England’s only change, replacing the injured Sam Simmonds at number eight.

Prop Joe Marler is a replacement after completing a six-week suspension.

Scotland: Hogg, Seymour, Jones, Horne, Maitland, Russell, Laidlaw; Reid, McInally, Berghan, Gilchrist, J Gray, Barclay (capt), Watson, Wilson.

Replacements: Lawson, J Bhatti, WP Nel, Swinson, Denton, Price, Grigg, Kinghorn.

England: Brown, Watson, Joseph, Farrell, May, Ford, Care; M Vunipola, Hartley (capt), Cole, Launchbury, Itoje, Lawes, Robshaw, Hughes.

Replacements: George, Marler, Williams, G Kruis (Saracens), Underhill, Wigglesworth, B Te’o, J Nowell.

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