Uruguay will be the second lowest-ranked side at the 2019 Rugby World Cup, with only Namibia below them. However, Los Teros have managed to win two games in previous tournaments and will be on the lookout for a third victory in Japan.
They are easily the second most successful nation in South America, behind Argentina, and they will be using their neighbours’ recent success on the big stage as inspiration. Coach Esteban Meneses doesn’t have a big pool of talent at his disposal, with the team made up of both professional and semi-professional players. Their last game in a World Cup was a heavy 60-3 defeat to England, and it is these types of results they will be looking to avoid in order to have a successful World Cup.
The Rugby World Cup 2019 TV Preview – Can Uruguay get out of their pool?
Uruguay qualified for the ninth edition of rugby’s flagship competition with an enthralling two-leg win over Canada. They will compete in Pool D alongside Australia, Wales, Fiji and Georgia, all of whom will fancy themselves against the South Americans.
Uruguay’s have won games in both 1999 and 2003 against fellow minnows Spain, and Georgia, who were taking part in their debut tournament. Since then they have struggled and received some pretty heavy defeats against tier-one opposition.
Esteban Meneses’ has a few key players in his line up that are capable of eye-catching performances in this year’s Rugby World Cup, such as back-row Rodrigo Capó Ortega, and a skilful half-back partnership of Agustín Ormaechea and Felipe Berchesi.
Review of Uruguay’s Group Matches
Uruguay vs Fiji: If Uruguay is to show signs of improvement, it is games like this they need to win. It will be competitive in parts but you feel that Fiji will be too strong over 80 minutes.
Uruguay vs Georgia: This is the second game Los Teros will be targeting for a result. It will be physical and at times not too pretty, but very competitive all the same. Georgia should come out on top.
Uruguay vs Australia: It’s games like this that Uruguay players dream of, and the type of match-up they could only compete in at a World Cup. Unfortunately for them, the width in class is far too wide, and the Aussies should win by a big margin.
Uruguay vs Wales: Los Teros could again face a heavy defeat against a Wales side with world-class talent all over the pitch. Although the Welsh will probably give a lot of their squad players a run-out, the margin of victory will be considerable.
How to stream every Uruguay game at The Rugby World Cup 2019™
Kayo Sports will have every match of the Rugby World Cup 2019™ LIVE with no ad-breaks during play. You’ll also get access to a range of great features, including SplitView (which lets you watch up to four different sporting events simultaneously on the same screen, on compatible devices) as well as No Spoilers (hides the scores) and Key Moments (lets you jump to the most important moments of the match – available for selected sports and matches), all of which greatly enhance the viewing experience for those watching on-demand.
Take a moment to review the Kayo 14 days free trial, and then check out the Rugby World Cup 2019™ fixture list below. You can then start streaming team Uruguay rugby live to a variety of eligible devices, also listed below.
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Devices supported on Kayo
– PC/Mac: Yes – MacOS 10.12+ (Chrome, Safari, Firefox) & Windows 10 (Chrome, Firefox, Edge); web browser only
– iOS/Android Phones/Tablets: Yes – Via native apps (iOS 11+ and Android 6+)
– Google Chromecast: Yes – Chromecast Ultra, 3rd Generation and Chromecast with Google TV for optimal streaming
– Telstra TV: Yes – Split View not available; Telstra TV1 limited to 720p
– Android TV: Yes – Via
– Samsung Smart TVs: Yes – 2017 and later models
– PS4 and Xbox One: Soon – App in development
– Apple TV: Yes – tvOS 11+, 4th Generation or higher
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What time do Uruguay Play? Live TV Fixtures
TV fixtures are shown as Sydney time, so you may need to adjust the hour depending on where you live. Rugby World Cup 2019™ on-demand match replays will be made available following the conclusion of each game – so you will need to consult your Kayo TV Guide during the tournament for exact times.
Uruguay Group Games Live TV (Sydney time)
|Wed 25 Sept||Uruguay vs Fiji||3:15pm||Kayo / Fox Sports|
|Sun 29 Sept||Uruguay vs Georgia||3:15pm||Kayo / Fox Sports|
|Sat 5 Oct||Uruguay vs Australia||3:15pm||Kayo / Fox Sports|
|Sun 13 Oct||Uruguay vs Wales||6:15pm||Kayo / Fox Sports|
|Sat 19 Oct||England v Australia||6:15pm||Kayo / Fox Sports / Channel 10|
|Sat 19 Oct||New Zealand v Ireland||9:15pm||Kayo / Fox Sports|
|Sun 20 Oct||Wales v France||6:15pm||Kayo / Fox Sports / Channel 10|
|Sun 20 Oct||Japan v South Africa||9:15pm||Kayo / Fox Sports|
|Sat 26 Oct||Semi Final 1||6:00pm||Kayo / Fox Sports|
|Sun 27 Oct||Semi Final 2||7:00pm||Kayo / Fox Sports|
|Fri 1 Nov||Bronze Final||7:00pm||Kayo / Fox Sports|
|Sat 2 Nov||Final||7:00pm||Kayo / Fox Sports / TenPlay|