Jamaica vs Ireland: Kick-off time, Venue, TV channel and Team News

In the World Cup’s fourth game, the second of today after an exhilarating opening day, Jamaica make their World Cup debut against Ireland.

Ireland are led by some brilliant Super League stars as well as NRL stand-off Luke Keary. Whilst Jamaica have British based talent of their own.

Here’s everything you need to know for the game:

Kick-off time and venue

The game kicks off at 17:00 at Headingley.

TV channel

TV coverage starts at 16:30 on BBC Two.

Team News

Jamaica have two-time Super League Champion Ben Jones-Bishop set to play at fullback as Huddersfield Giants stars Michael Lawrence and Ash Golding feature in the forwards with Golding set to play at 13 having been awarded that shirt number. Dom Young’s brother Alex will play as will Bradford youngster AJ Wallace.

As for Ireland, they have an impressive spine with Keary supported by Joe Keyes and Richie Myler. The Senior twins will be on the wings as another pair of brothers in the shape of Toby and George King will add quality. The 19-man squads are below:

Jamaica
Ben JONES-BISHOP
Mo AGORO
Joe BROWN
Jacob OGDEN
Alex YOUNG
James WOODBURN-HALL
Kieran RUSH
Michael LAWRENCE
AJ WALLACE
Ashton GOLDING
Jordan ANDRADE
Keenen TOMLINSON
Aaron JONES-BISHOP
Abevia MCDONALD
Bradley HO
Greg JOHNSON
ROSS PELTIER
Chevaughn BAILEY
Andrew SIMPSON

Ireland
Richie MYLER
Ed CHAMBERLAIN
Toby KING
Innes SENIOR
Luke KEARY
Joe KEYES
Liam BYRNE
Joshua CooK
Jamin JOLLIFFE
James BENTLEY
Frankie HALTON
George KING
James MCDONNELL
Harry RUSHTON
Brendan O’HAGAN
Dan NORMAN
Louis SENIOR
Ronan MICHAEL
James HASSON

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