When Andy Farrell's men fell to a tour-opening 32-17 defeat at the hands of the Maori All Blacks a fortnight ago, many Irish fans feared the worst. However, the mood is completely different after their historic Test win at the weekend. Keith Earls has been handed the captaincy as they look to level the series, and you can read on as our guide explains how to get a Maori All Blacks vs Ireland live stream and watch the Summer International rugby match online from anywhere.
Date: Tuesday, July 12
Kick-off time: 7.05pm NZST (local) / 8.05am IST / 3.05am ET / 9.05am SAST / 5.05pm AEST
Venue: Sky Stadium, Wellington
Live stream: Sky Sport (NZ) | Sky Sports (UK & IRE) | Stan Sport (AU) | FloRugby (US) | SuperSport (SA)
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With an eye on the upcoming series decider against New Zealand, lock Kieran Treadwell is the only starter to have also featured in Ireland's momentous first ever victory over New Zealand on Kiwi soil at the weekend.
Farrell has instead gone with largely the same personnel who faced the Maori All Blacks in Hamilton. Stuart McCloskey comes in to partner Earls in midfield, Jimmy O'Brien has been pushed up to left wing with Michael Lowry slotting in at full-back, and Niall Scannell is in for Dave Heffernan.
Clayton McMillan fielded nine debutants two weeks ago, and this time Josh Moorby, Max Hicks and Caleb Delany are in line to pull on the black jersey for the first time. There's a strong Wellington Hurricanes flavor to the side, with six local heroes set to start.
Shaun Stevenson and Cullen Grace each crossed the whitewash once in the first fixture and will be looking to do the damage again, while Brad Weber will be hoping to make an impact from the bench. Follow our guide as we explain how to get a Maori All Blacks vs Ireland live stream wherever you are.
How to watch Maori All Blacks vs Ireland: live stream rugby in New Zealand
Live coverage of the Maori All Blacks vs Ireland is being provided by Sky Sport in New Zealand, with kick-off set for 7.05pm NZST on Tuesday evening.
Sky Sport subscribers can watch online using the country's Sky Go service, while cord-cutters and anyone else can try the Sky Sport Now streaming-only platform - where a pass costs $19.99 per week or $39.99 per month. The monthly package comes with a 7-day free trial.
Watch a Maori All Blacks vs Ireland live stream from outside your country
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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.
3. Go to the broadcaster's live stream - so if you're from New Zealand, just head to Sky Sport.
How to watch Maori All Blacks vs Ireland: live stream rugby in the UK and Ireland
Rugby fans based in the UK and Ireland can watch Maori All Blacks vs Ireland on Sky Sports, with kick-off set for 8.05am BST/IST on Tuesday morning.
Sky customers with a Sky Sports subscription can also watch Maori All Blacks vs Ireland on the go on mobile devices via the Sky Go streaming service, which has dedicated apps for iOS, iPadOS and Android devices, along with Xbox and PlayStation consoles. If you want to sign up, you can check out our dedicated guide to Sky TV deals and packages for today's best prices.
If you don't fancy being locked in to a long, expensive contract, consider the more flexible streaming option, Now (formerly Now TV).
How to watch Maori All Blacks vs Ireland: live stream rugby in Australia
Rugger fans can watch Maori All Blacks vs Ireland on Stan Sport in Australia, with a subscription costing $10 per month (on top of a $10 Stan sub).
Better still, you can live stream Maori All Blacks vs Ireland for free if you're a new customer, thanks to the 7-day Stan Sport FREE trial. Kick-off is set for 5.05pm AEST on Tuesday afternoon.
If you're outside Australia and want to tune in to Stan Sport, you can use a quality VPN to tap into its coverage from wherever you are.
How to watch rugby in the US: live stream Maori All Blacks vs Ireland
Dedicated rugby streaming service FloRugby has the broadcast rights for the Maori All Blacks vs Ireland game in the US, but be warned that kick-off set for 3.05am ET / 12.05am PT in the extremely early hours of Tuesday morning.
A monthly FloRugby subscription costs $29.99, with an annual subscription costing $150 that you can sign up to on the website.
Both packages give you access to the entire FloSports network, which includes coverage of cycling, motorsport and American Football, all of which can be watched on a range of devices, including iOS, Android, Roku, Fire TV, Chromecast and Apple TV.
How to watch Maori All Blacks vs Ireland: live stream rugby in South Africa
Rugby fans looking to watch Maori All Blacks vs Ireland in South Africa can catch the action on SuperSport Grandstand, with kick-off set for 9.05am SAST on Tuesday morning.
And if you're not going to be able to watch on your TV, you can also tune in via the network's streaming service for PC and Mac, as well as via SuperSport's dedicated app.