England confirmed they will prepare for Rugby World Cup 2011 with three warm-up games in August next year.
Team Manager Martin Johnson’s side will face Wales at Twickenham Stadium on Saturday, August 6, with the return game taking place at the Millennium Stadium on Saturday, August 13.
They travel to face Ireland at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin on Saturday, August 27 before departing for New Zealand the following week.
Johnson said: “These three games are an important element in our build-up to Rugby World Cup 2011. We’re looking forward to playing both Wales home and away and Ireland as part of our preparation, and they should be excellent contests.”
Kick off times and ticketing details for all three games will be confirmed in due course.