Wales vs Portugal – Rugby World Cup 2023: Dragons eye back-to-back wins after epic opener – FREE stream, TV, line-ups | The Sun
19th September 2023

WALES will take on Portugal in their second pool-stage match at the 2023 Rugby World Cup – and the action unfolds TODAY!

Warren Gatland's side just about took the spoils in their thrilling opening match against Fiji.

The Fijians almost pulled off an epic late comeback, but Wales held strong to win 32-26 in Bordeaux.

After victory in their Rugby World Cup opener, the Dragons are in a great position to qualify for the quarter-finals as one of the top two teams in the pool.

Meanwhile, Portugal were the odd ones out in Pool C on the opening weekend as they were the only side not to feature in France.

Os Lobos are ranked 16th in the world and have never won a World Cup game, losing on all four occasions during their spell at the 2007 edition.


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When is Wales vs Portugal?

  • Wales vs Portugal will take place TODAY – Saturday, September 16.
  • Kick off is scheduled for 4.45pm BST.
  • The Stade de Nice will host.

What TV channel is Wales vs Portugal on and can it live streamed FREE?

  • Wales vs Portugal will be broadcast LIVE on ITV1.
  • You can live stream all the action for FREE via the ITVX app/website.
  • Alternatively, you can keep up to date with all the action by following SunSport's live blog.

Wales vs Portugal line-ups

Warren Gatland has made a whopping 13 changes to the Wales team that beat Fiji in their Rugby World Cup opener.

Gloucester wing Louis Rees-Zammit and Taulupe Faletau are the only players that have kept their spot in the starting line-up for Saturday's clash.

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Wales XV: Halfpenny, Rees-Zammit, Grady, Williams, Dyer, Anscombe, Williams, Smith, Lake, Lewis, Tshiunza, Jenkins, Lydiate, Reffell, Faletau

Replacements: Elias, Domachowski, Beard, Francis, Basham, G Davies, Costelow, Adams

Portugal XV: Guedes, Pinto, Lima, Appleton, Marta; Portela, Marques, Fernandes, Tadjer, Alves, Madeira, Cerqueira, Granate, Martins, Simoes

Replacements: Costa, Campergue, Ferreira, Belo, Wallis, Lucas, Moura, Storti

What are the Odds?

Match result

Wales – 1/100

Draw – 50/1

Portugal – 35/1

*Odds courtesy of Paddy Power and are correct at the time of publication.

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