How to watch Autumn internationals on TV: Coverage of rugby union series - channel, live stream and highlights

The 2021 Autumn rugby union internationals kick off this weekend with four exciting weeks of action ahead, including blockbuster matches such as Wales v New Zealand, England v Australia and Scotland v South Africa

Eddie Jones, Head Coach of England, speaks with players during a training session at Jersey Reds Rugby Club on October 29, 2021 in Saint Peter, Jersey.

The home nations are getting set to once again test themselves against the best of the best from the southern hemisphere in this year’s rugby union autumn internationals.

England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland will host the likes of world champions South Africa as well as the All Blacks, Australia and more in the coming weeks.

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After missing out on the action in 2020, fans are able to return to the theatres of rugby like Twickenham and Murrayfield with many of the matches sold out.

For those who can’t make it to the action live, here’s everything you need to know about watching the 2021 Autumn Internationals from home...

Where can I watch the 2021 Autumn Internationals?

Amazon Prime will show 17 out of the 25 autumn internationals in 2021 including all of England, Scotland and Wales’ matches.

The subscription also includes many other exclusive Amazon services.

Ireland matches will be shown live in the UK on Channel 4 and can be streamed on All4.

2021 Autumn International fixtures and dates

The 2021 autumn internationals kick off last weekend with Scotland beating Tonga 60-14 and Wales losing 54-16 to the All Blacks.

Ireland were due to play the USA in Las Vegas in another opening weekend encounter but that match was cancelled weeks in advance.

Ireland and England open their series this weekend with Scotland and Wales in action again.

Here are all of the 2021 Autumn Internationals including the matches for England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales...

Week One:

  • Scotland v Tonga (Saturday, October 30 - Kick off = 2.30pm BST)
  • Wales v New Zealand (Saturday, October 30 - Kick off = 5.15pm BST)

Week Two:

  • Ireland v Japan (Saturday, November 6 - Kick off = 1pm GMT)
  • Italy v New Zealand (Saturday, November 6 - Kick off = 1pm GMT)
  • England v Tonga (Saturday, November 6 - Kick off = 3.15pm GMT)
  • Wales v South Africa (Saturday, November 6 - Kick off = 5.30pm GMT)
  • France v Argentina (Saturday, November 6 - Kick off = 8pm GMT)
  • Scotland v Australia (Sunday, November 7 - Kick off = 2.15pm GMT)

Week Three:

  • Italy v Argentina (Saturday, November 13 - Kick off = 1pm GMT)
  • Scotland v South Africa (Saturday, November 13 - Kick off = 1pm GMT)
  • Ireland v New Zealand (Saturday, November 13 - Kick off = 3.15pm GMT)
  • England v Australia (Saturday, November 13 - Kick off = 5.30pm GMT)
  • France v Georgia (Sunday, November 14 - Kick off = 1pm GMT)
  • Wales v Fiji (Sunday, November 14 - Kick off = 3.15pm GMT)

Round four:

  • Italy v Uruguay (Saturday, November 20 - Kick off = 1pm)
  • Scotland v Japan (Saturday, November 20 - Kick off = 1pm GMT)
  • England v South Africa (Saturday, November 20 - Kick off = 3.15pm GMT)
  • Wales v Australia (Saturday, November 20 - Kick off = 5.30pm GMT)
  • France v New Zealand (Saturday, November 20 - Kick off = 8pm GMT)
  • Ireland v Argentina (Sunday, November 21 - Kick off = 2.15pm GMT)

Round five:

  • Barbarians v Samoa at Twickenham (Saturday, November 27 - Kick off = 2.30pm)

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