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Sat, 20 Mar 2021 16:00:00 +0000

Here are the two match-day squads for their meeting at BT Murrayfield this afternoon (kick-off 2

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Scotland: Sean Maitland; Darcy Graham, Huw Jones, Sam 

Don’t miss any of the action from BT Murrayfield

Luca Bigi will be in action for Italy (Getty Images)

Scotland v Italy live stream: How to watch the Six Nations from anywhere

Scotland will look to return to winning ways in the Six Nations as they haven’t won a match in the tournament since they beat England in the opening round.

Italy are still searching for their first victory in the competition since 2015.

Here are the two match-day squads for their meeting at BT Murrayfield this afternoon (kick-off 2.15pm).

Scotland: Sean Maitland; Darcy Graham, Huw Jones, Sam Johnson, Duhan van der Merwe; Stuart Hogg, Scott Steele; Rory Sutherland, David Cherry, Zander Fagerson, Sam Skinner, Grant Gilchrist, Jamie Ritchie, Hamish Watson, Matt Fagerson.

Replacements: George Turner, Jamie Bhatti, Simon Berghan, Alex Craig, Nick Haining, Ali Price, Jaco van der Walt, Chris Harris.

Italy: Edoardo Padovani; Mattia Bellini, Juan Ignacio Brex, Federico Mori, Montanna Ioane; Paolo Garbisi, Stephen Varney; Danilo Fischetti, Luca Bigi, Marco Riccioni, Niccolò Cannone, Federico Ruzza, Sebastian Negri, Johan Meyer, Michele Lamaro.

Replacements: Gianmarco Lucchesi, Andrea Lovotti, Giosuè Zilocchi, Riccardo Favretto, Maxime Mbanda, Marcello Violi, Carlo Canna, Marco Zanon.

Check out our full Scotland v Italy preview here and below we explain how to find a reliable live stream wherever you are.

If you’re abroad, but still want to watch your local Six Nations coverage, like Scotland v Italy, you can do so by using a VPN – Virtual Private Network.

VPNs allow you to get around any geo-blocking by changing your IP address so you appear in a different location and can watch the same legal Six Nations live stream you would at home.

Our friends at TechRadar have tested hundreds of VPN and recommend ExpressVPN, which is easy to use, has strong security features and allows you to watch on several devices at once, including smart TVs and phones, iPads, tablets, PCs and Macs.

Plus, ExpressVPN comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee.

You can try it out for a month for free or sign up for an annual plan and get three months free.

The good news is that all Six Nations matches are available on free-to-air TV in the UK. 

Scotland v Italy, which kicks off at 2.15pm, will be shown live on BBC in the UK.

If you’re from the UK but are overseas when the match takes place, you can get your normal live stream but you’ll need a VPN – see the information above.

In Ireland, Scotland v Italy is also on free-to-air TV, with Virgin Media One (formerly TV3) broadcasting live coverage of all Six Nations matches. 

You can also stream live TV through Virgin TV Anywhere if you’d rather watch on your phone, tablet or computer. 

France 2, another free-to-air channel, has the rights to broadcast Scotland v Italy at 3.15pm in France. 

In Italy, DMAX is showing the match at 3.15pm and you can also live stream matches via its online player Dplay

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If you’re in Austria, Germany or Switzerland, you can watch Scotland v Italy at 3.15pm through the live and on-demand streaming service DAZN.

For those in Australia, the match will kick off at 1.15am on Sunday and is live on beIN Sports 3

Access to beIN Sports’ Connect package is $19.99 a month or $179.99 for a year and also includes lots of European football action.

You can also stream beIN Sports’ coverage live and on-demand through Kayo Sports.

A basic package is $25 a month and premium is $35 a month – and they are offering a FREE 14-day trial to new customers.

If you want to tune in to the game from the Land of the Long White Cloud, the match kicks off at 3.15am on Sunday on Sky Sport NZ 1.

It costs $31.99 a month to add Sky Sport to your Sky Starter pack ($25.99) but if you sign up for 12 months before 30 June 2021 you’ll get your first month free.

Plus, you’ll get Sky Go, which allows you to watch live rugby wherever you are.

If you want to watch the Six Nations from South Africa, SuperSport is the place to go.

The match kicks off at 4.15pm on SuperSport Rugby.

There are various DStv packages available that give access to SuperSport, ranging from Access, which has the Blitz and Variety 4 channels, to Premium, which includes all 18 sports channels.

If you live in the States, the official broadcaster of Six Nations matches is NBC, with matches streamed on Peacock Premium, which is available for $4.99 a month.

Scotland v Italy will kick off at 9.15am EST and 6.15am on the West Coast.

Six Nations matches are shown on streaming platform DAZN in Canada.

The match will kick off at 9.15am EST and 6.15am on the West Coast.

Premier Sports has the rights to broadcast Six Nations matches, like Scotland v Italy, in Asia and will show matches in 22 territories – Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.

A weekly pass to Premier Sports Asia is $25.99 or you can take out a rolling six-month contract for $89.99 or a year’s deal is $129.99.

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Following a 52-10 victory for Scotland over Italy in their Six Nations game, here's our five takeaways from Saturday's match at Murrayfield

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Date published: March 20 2021

Following a 52-10 victory for Scotland over Italy in their Six Nations game, here’s our five takeaways from Saturday’s match at Murrayfield.

Yes, the standard phrase, ‘it’s only Italy’ has to be uttered when discussing the South African-born powerhouse, but his performance at Murrayfield continues what has been a fine championship for the talented wing.

Van der Merwe has enjoyed an excellent start to life at Test level after an impressive Autumn Nations Cup campaign and is very much in the frame for British and Irish Lions selection.

There are plenty of good wings around but, with George North seemingly focused on centre, he offers something very different to the other options.

With the Springboks obviously renowned for their physicality, he is a player that can win that gain line battle and get them some go-forward.

We recognise that there are some talented young players in this Italy side but ultimately they have only declined since their inception over 20 years ago.

This is probably the worst side, in terms of performances and results, they have ever put together and the competition needs to have a more fluid structure to allow others their shot at the top level.

Many have suggested that Georgia have also regressed but we won’t really know until they get a consistent chance against top tier opposition.

Ultimately, rugby needs a situation where the likes of Italy and Georgia are getting regular game time versus the best nations in the world.

There were several nice moments from Gregor Townsend’s men against Italy but their effort next week will ultimately decide how they view this tournament.

After a magnificent win in their Six Nations opener against England, they were left irritated by narrow defeats to Wales and Ireland.

‘What if’ is a regular phrase used in Scottish rugby, but it rings particularly true this year.

They should have really been in title contention going into next Friday’s encounter against the French, but a victory would salvage a frustrating competition for Townsend’s charges.

🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 Another bad day at the office for Italy as Scotland cruise.

#SCOvITA

✍️ Read through the #GuinnessSixNations match report, right here.

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— Planet Rugby (@PlanetRugby) March 20, 2021

After an outstanding 25-minute cameo against Ireland, Jones came into the run-on side for this fixture and, just like last week’s Test, the Glasgow Warriors centre looked hungry for action.

Although Italy were fastest out of the blocks, Jones settled quickly and was at the heart of his side’s attacking endeavour.

The 27-year-old tested the Azzurri defence throughout by running good angles and combined well with Sam Johnson in midfield.

He also looked solid on defence but in the end, his prowess on attack stood out and he capped an excellent all-round performance by crossing for a deserved try.

It’s fantastic to see the former Stormers outside back return to his devastating form of 2018.

Since the start of the Championship, the Azzurri have struggled to impose themselves on their opponents and their inability to rectify basic errors is particularly concerning.

Once again, their discipline let them down as they conceded a plethora of penalties and having three players yellow carded meant they were on the back foot for long periods.

Like previous Tests, Azzurri fly-half Paolo Garbisi’s knack for kicking the ball upfield but failing to chase after it proved costly.

By doing that, it meant his team-mates were offside and they inevitably conceded a penalty when they played the ball.

Being pinged for such an offence is inexcusable at international level and shows that Franco Smith has plenty of work to do before his team shows signs of improvement.

 

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– March 20, 2021
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