Autumn Internationals (End-of-year Internationals)

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The Autumn Internationals as they are known in the Northern Hemisphere, or End-of-year Internationals as they are known in the Southern Hemisphere are a series of international rugby union test matches that are played in October and November.

The matches are usually hosted by Northern Hemisphere nations against touring Southern Hemisphere teams, with the reverse occurring during the Summer Internationals. Typically Autumn Internationals do not take place during a Rugby World Cup year.


2021 Autumn Internationals

23rd October 2021 (15:00) – United States v New Zealand (FedExField, Washington)

30th October 2021 (14:30) – Scotland v Tonga (Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh)

30th October 2021 (15:00) – United States v Ireland (Allegiant Stadium, Las Vegas)

30th October 2021 (17:15) – Wales v New Zealand (Millennium Stadium, Cardiff)

6th November 2021 (13:00) – Ireland v Japan (Aviva Stadium, Dublin)

6th November 2021 (15:15) – England v Tonga (Twickenham Stadium, London)

6th November 2021 (17:30) – Wales v South Africa (Millennium Stadium, Cardiff)

6th November 2021 (21:00) – France v Argentina (Stade de France, Paris)

6th November 2021 (KO TBC) – Italy v New Zealand (Venue TBC)

7th November 2021 (14:15) – Scotland v Australia (Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh)

13th November 2021 (13:00) – Scotland v South Africa (Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh)

13th November 2021 (15:15) – Ireland v New Zealand (Aviva Stadium, Dublin)

13th November 2021 (17:30) – England v Australia (Twickenham Stadium, London)

13th November 2021 (KO TBC) – Italy v Argentina (Venue TBC)

14th November 2021 (14:00) – France v Georgia (Matmut Atlantique, Bordeaux)

14th November 2021 (15:15) – Wales v Fiji (Millennium Stadium, Cardiff)

20th November 2021 (13:00) – Scotland v Japan (Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh)

20th November 2021 (15:15) – England v South Africa (Twickenham Stadium, London)

20th November 2021 (17:30) – Wales v Australia (Millennium Stadium, Cardiff)

20th November 2021 (21:00) – France v New Zealand (Stade de France, Paris)

20th November 2021 (KO TBC) – Italy v Uruguay (Venue TBC)

21st November 2021 (14:15) – Ireland v Argentina (Aviva Stadium, Dublin)

27th November 2021 (14:30) – Barbarians v Samoa (Twickenham Stadium, London)


Further Information

World Rugby Official Website

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