Autumn rugby internationals 2018: TV schedule, fixtures and results

The southern hemisphere’s big guns are heading to Europe for a blockbuster four weeks of rugby union this summer.

New Zealand, Australia and South Africa are all on England’s packed schedule throughout November.

It marks the final time that these sides will face off against one another before next year’s Rugby World Cup in Japan.

Scotland, Ireland and Wales all have some blockbuster fixtures to look forward to.

Here is all you need to know ahead of the 2018 autumn internationals…

Eddie Jones is hoping to lead England to some big victories

How to watch

The fixtures are being broadcast across a wide range of channels in the UK – and you can see the full schedule by scrolling down below.

All of England’s matches will be on Sky Sports, while Scotland and Wales are featured on the BBC. Ireland are on Channel 4.

Can the games be live streamed?

They can – if they are on TV. The games on the BBC can be watched via their iPlayer app.

Fixtures on Channel 4 can be accessed by clicking ‘watch live’ on their website.

Sky Sports are offering a streaming service on their Sky Go app for subscribers to the channel.

New Zealand and Australia are heading to Europe for fixtures

Fixture list and TV channel

Note: All fixture times and TV channels are for UK audiences.

Saturday November 3

Japan 31-69 New Zealand

Wales 21-10 Scotland

England 12-11 South Africa

Ireland 54-7 Italy

Saturday November 10

Italy vs Georgia, 2pm, TV to be confirmed

Scotland vs Fiji, 2:30pm, BBC One

England vs New Zealand, 3pm, Sky Sports Main Event/Sky Sports Action

Wales vs Australia, 5:20pm, BBC Two/S4C

Ireland vs Argentina, 6:30pm, Channel 4

France vs South Africa, 7:45pm, TV to be confirmed

Saturday November 17

Italy vs Australia, 2pm, TV to be confirmed

Wales vs Tonga, 2:30pm, BBC One, S4C

England vs Japan, 3pm, Sky Sports Main Event/Sky Sports Action

Scotland vs South Africa, 5:20pm, BBC Two

Ireland vs New Zealand, 7pm, Channel 4

France vs Argentina, 7:45pm, TV to be confirmed

Saturday November 24

Italy vs New Zealand, 2pm, TV to be confirmed

Scotland vs Argentina, 2:30pm, BBC One

England vs Australia, 3pm, Sky Sports Main Event/Sky Sports Action

Wales vs South Africa, 5:20pm, BBC Two/S4C

Ireland vs USA, 6:30pm, Channel 4

France vs Fiji, 7:45pm, TV to be confirmed

Saturday December 1

Barbarians vs Argentina, 2:30pm, BBC Two

Owen Farrell is co-captaining the England team during the Autumn Test matches

England squad

Forwards: Tom Curry (Sale Sharks), Charlie Ewels (Bath Rugby), Jamie George (Saracens), Dylan Hartley (co-captain, Northampton Saints), Alec Hepburn (Exeter Chiefs), Ted Hill (Worcester Warriors), Maro Itoje (Saracens), George Kruis (Saracens), Courtney Lawes (Northampton Saints), Zach Mercer (Bath Rugby), Ben Moon (Exeter Chiefs), Ben Morgan (Gloucester Rugby), Michael Rhodes (Saracens), Nick Schonert (Worcester Warriors), Brad Shields (Wasps), Kyle Sinckler (Harlequins) Elliott Stooke (Bath Rugby), Sam Underhill (Bath Rugby), Harry Williams (Exeter Chiefs), Mark Wilson (Newcastle Falcons).

Backs: Chris Ashton (Sale Sharks), Mike Brown (Harlequins), Danny Care (Harlequins), Joe Cokanasiga (Bath Rugby), Elliot Daly (Wasps), Nathan Earle (Harlequins), Owen Farrell (co-captain, Saracens), George Ford (Leicester Tigers), Alex Lozowski (Saracens), Jonny May (Leicester Tigers), Jack Nowell (Exeter Chiefs), Henry Slade (Exeter Chiefs), Ben Te’o (Worcester Warriors), Manu Tuilagi (Leicester Tigers), Richard Wigglesworth (Saracens), Ben Youngs (Leicester Tigers).

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