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Wayne Pivac's Wales will be keen to make amends as they run out against Scotland today. Both teams line-ups are below. Having lost 29-7 last week, the first match of Round 2 of the Six Nations offers an opportunity of redemption for Wales on a drizzly afternoon at Cardiff's Millennium Stadium. Kick off is at 2.15pm GMT. UK fans can watch Wales vs Scotland free on BBC iPlayer. Make sure you know how to watch a free Wales vs Scotland live stream from anywhere with a VPN.

Wales: L Williams, Cuthbert, Watkin, Tompkins, Rees-Zammit, Biggar, T Williams, W Jones, Elias, Francis, Rowlands, Beard, Basham, Morgan, Moriarty.

Scotland: S Hogg, D Graham, C Harris, S Tuipulotu, D Van der Merwe, F Russell, A Price, P Schoeman, S McInally, WP Nel, J Gray, G Gilchrist, S Skinner, H Watson, M Fagerson.

Wales vs Scotland live stream

Date: Saturday 12th February 2022

Kick-off: 2.15pm GMT / 9.15am ET / 2.45am AEST (Sun)

Free UK stream: BBC iPlayer

Watch anywhere: Try ExpressVPN risk-free today

US stream: Peacock ($4.99/month) 

AUS stream: Stan Sport (free trial)

Canada stream: DAZN (CAD$20/month) 

The team news is in and Scotland have made five changes ahead of today's clash with Wales. Pierre Schoeman, WP Nel and hooker Stuart McInally make up an all-new front row. Injured flanker Jamie Ritchie has been ruled out for the rest of the Six Nations.

Wales head coach Wayne Pivac has also revealed his team for the game against Scotland. Josh Adams, who had a shaky start to the Six Nations last week, is out with an injury. Owen Watkin comes in at outside centre instead.

After winning back-to-back Calcutta Cups for the first time in nearly 40 years, Scotland will arrive in Cardiff brimming with confidence. Gregor Townsend says his team are "better equipped" to win in Cardiff for the first time since 2002.

Excited for Round 2 of the 2022 Guinness Six Nations? UK fans can watch Wales vs Scotland free on BBC iPlayer. Here's how to watch a Wales vs Scotland live stream from anywhere...

Watch Wales vs Scotland live stream free online

Wales vs Scotland live stream: how to watch the 2022 Six Nations free

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Good news: UK rugby fans can watch every match of the 2022 Six Nations free online at BBC iPlayer and ITV Hub.

Wales vs Scotland airs on BBC at 2.15pm GMT on Saturday, 12th February. France TV's FR2 will also serve up free-to-air Six Nations coverage.

UK TV license holders outside of the country this weekend can use a VPN to unblock the free Six Nations live streams. Not used a VPN? It's easy – follow the step-by-step guide below.

Watch Wales vs Scotland from abroad using a VPN

Even if you have subscribed to the relevant 2022 Guinness Six Nations rights holders, you won't be able to access them when outside your own country. The service will know your location based on your IP address, and will automatically block your access.

A Virtual Private Network (VPN) helps you get around this obstacle. VPNs are a doddle to use and create a private connection between your device and the internet, helping you access local streams from anywhere – and saving you money!

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ExpressVPN offers a 30-day money back guarantee with its VPN service. You can use it to watch on your mobile, tablet, laptop, TV, games console and more. There's 24/7 customer support and three months free when you sign-up. Try it – you'll be surprised how simple it is. 

How to use a VPN

Using a VPN is incredibly simple.

1. Install the VPN of your choice. ExpressVPN is the one we recommend.

2. Open up the VPN app and choose the location of the service you wish to access. For Wales vs Scotland, you may wish to choose 'UK' for BBC iPlayer.

3. Then head over to BBC iPlayer on your browser or device and enjoy the free Wales vs Scotland live stream.

If, for whatever reason, you can't get it working, do remember that you have the comfort of a 30-day money back guarantee with ExpressVPN. You could also try NordVPN, which also comes with a 30-day money back guarantee, and Surfshark which offers 24 hour assistance.

Watch Wales vs Scotland live stream in the USA

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NBC Sports will broadcast every match of the 2022 Six Nations in the States, including Wales vs Scotland on 12th February. Coverage streams live on Peacock; subscription costs  $4.99 a month (with ads) or $9.99 a month (ad-free).

Peacock membership gets you full coverage of the 2022 Guinness Six Nations plus Premier League soccer, Premiership Rugby, blockbuster movies and TV boxsets such as The Office.

Wales vs Scotland | Live on Peacock for $4.99 a month

Wales vs Scotland | Live on Peacock for $4.99 a month
Want to stream the Six Nations 2022 rugby tournament live in the USA? Try Peacock Premium for (ad-supported) coverage of the rugger and a host of other top-quality sports. At under five bucks a month, it's a bargain.

Remember: UK nationals who are outside the UK can stream Wales vs Scotland free on BBC iPlayer using a VPN. Follow the step-by-step guide above.

Watch Wales vs Scotland live stream in Australia

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Stan is the place to watch all of the Six Nations in Australia, including Wales vs Scotland on 12th February 2022. What's more, there's a 7-day free trial of Stan Sport to try out. The subscription proper starts from $20 per month.

Don't forget: UK nationals who are outside the UK can watch Wales vs Scotland free on BBC iPlayer using a VPN. Details just above.

Watch Wales vs Scotland live stream in Ireland

Rugby fans in the Emerald Isle can watch free-to-air coverage of the Six Nations 2022 – including Wales vs Scotland – on RTE. 

The coverage is also split with Virgin Media and is available on Virgin Media One. The Virgin Media Big Bundle costs €69 per month, which gets you 50+ TV channels and a set-top box complete with voice control.

Watch Wales vs Scotland live stream in Canada, Austria and Switzerland

Wales vs Scotland live stream: how to watch the 2022 Six Nations free

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Streaming service DAZN is the place to catch the 2022 Six Nations – including a Wales vs Scotland live stream – in Canada, Austria and Switzerland.

Those in Canada can subscribe for just CAD $20 a month, which includes Six Nations games as well as Premier League and Champions League soccer. DAZN membership costs around €12 a month in Switzerland and Austria.

Watch Wales vs Scotland live stream in South Africa

As ever, SuperSport is the place to watch the 2022 Six Nations in South Africa, Ethiopia, Benin, Congo and the Democratic Republic of Congo. The African online sports channel will broadcast Wales vs Scotland via its DStv satellite platform in South Africa. You can sign up to DStv here. Failing that, head to any bar in the Cape Town area.

One of the biggest African online sports channels, DStv also shows live FA Cup, Champions League, La Liga as well as rugby, tennis, golf, motorsport and cricket.

Six Nations 2022 fixtures and kick-off times 

Wales vs Scotland live stream: how to watch the 2022 Six Nations free

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All times GMT

ROUND 2

Saturday 12th February 2022

Wales vs Scotland - 2.15pm - BBC

France vs Ireland - 4.45pm - ITV

Sunday 13th February 2022

Italy vs England - 3pm- - ITV

ROUND 3

Saturday 26th February 2022

Scotland vs France - 2.15pm - BBC

England vs Wales - 4.45pm - ITV

Sunday 27th February 2022

Ireland vs Italy - 3pm - ITV

Wales vs France - 8pm - BBC

ROUND 5

Saturday 12th March 2022

Wales vs France - 8pm - BBC

Italy vs Scotland - 2.15pm - ITV

England vs Ireland - 4.45pm - ITV

ROUND 6

Saturday 18th March 2022

Wales vs Italy - 2.15pm - BBC

Ireland vs Scotland - 4.45pm - ITV

France vs England - 8pm - ITV

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