LIVE: Wales v Ireland

Date published: August 8 2015

The first of the northern hemisphere's World Cup warm-up games is in Cardiff as Wales host the Six Nations champions.

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Wales and Ireland have won six of the last eight Six Nations championships between them, three each, but the World Cup is another matter. 

This game is unlikely to provide us with many answers given the make-up of the two sides as Warren Gatland and Joe Schmidt give some of those players on the fringes of their squads a chance to impress and experience a Test atmosphere.