Wales and South Africa meet in a huge Summer Nations Series game at the Principality Stadium


The World Cup is getting closer and rugby fans will be looking to watch a Wales v South Africa live stream wherever they are in the world. The game kicks off in Cardiff at 3.15pm (BST) today (19 August), and this article tells you everything you need to know to follow this exciting World Cup warm-up match as it happens.

Amazon Prime Video is broadcasting the Summer Nations Series in the UK, streaming 15 matches exclusively, including Wales v South Africa. If you’re away from your home country, you can use a VPN to watch World Cup warm-up matches from abroad via ExpressVPN.

Warren Gatland’s Wales will be smarting from their narrow loss to England, while South Africa will be looking to make an impact as they arrive in Europe ahead of the Rugby World Cup – especially with a Twickenham encounter with the All Blacks just a week away.

Watching a Wales v South Africa live stream is a must today, so check out the information below to make sure you do not miss out on the action. We also have a full list of fixtures for the Rugby World Cup warm-ups, and details of other Summer Nations Series live streams.

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Cheslin Kolbe running with the ball (Getty Images)

How to watch Wales v South Africa: live stream from the UK and Ireland

South Africa v Wales is a World Cup warm-up match not to be missed and will be shown live on Amazon Prime Video in the UK. Kick off is at 3:15pm (BST) today (19 August) and the build-up will start from 2:55pm on the streaming service.

Coverage can be accessed as part of an Amazon Prime subscription. New customers can give the service a go with a 30-day free trial.

In Ireland, most Summer Nations Series games – including South Africa v Wales – are available to watch on Premier Sports. Visit the Premier Sports website for details on how to sign up.

How to watch Wales v South Africa: live stream from outside your country

If you are away from home and want to catch the games from another country then you can do so by using a VPN.

A VPN, or Virtual Private Network, is a piece of software which offers both online privacy and the ability to change your IP address, meaning that you can access on-demand content or live TV like you would back at home while in another country.

Our colleagues over at TechRadar have tested hundreds of VPNs and recommend ExpressVPN which is easy to use, has strong security features and allows you to watch on several devices at once, including smart TVs and phones, iPads, tablets, PCs and Macs.

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How to watch Wales v South Africa: live stream from South Africa

For viewers in South Africa, Supersport is the place to go to watch a Summer Nations Series live stream. Wales v South Africa coverage starts at 4.05pm, kick off 4.15pm (SA Standard Time).

Visit for details on how to subscribe.

How to watch Wales v South Africa: live stream from Australia

Rugby fans in Australia will be keen to watch a Wales v South Africa live stream, with the Welsh being in the Wallabies’ Pool for the Rugby World Cup.

StanSport is screening the match in the early hours of Sunday 20 August. Coverage starts at 12:05am, ahead of the 12:15am kick-off

Watch Wales play the Springboks live from the USA

FloRugby has the rights to stream Summer Nations Series live for fans in the USA, including Wales v South Africa.

A FloRugby monthly subscription costs $29.99 or you can take out an annual one for $150.

How to watch Wales v South Africa: live stream from New Zealand

If you’re in New Zealand, Sky Sports NZ is where you can watch selected Summer Nations Series matches, including Wales v South Africa.

Watch Wales play the Springboks live from Asia

Premier Sports Asia has the rights to broadcast Summer Nations Series matches in South East Asia and will show matches in 30 territories – Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia, Federated States of Micronesia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Kiribati, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Maldives, Marianas, Marshall Islands, Mongolia, Nepal, Northern Marianas, North Korea, Pakistan, Palau, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Tajikistan, Taiwan (Republic of China), Thailand, Timor-Leste and Vietnam.

A monthly subscription to Premier Sports Asia is $25.99 or a rolling annual contract is $169.

For more information, visit Premier Sports Asia.

Wales v South Africa team news – how both teams line-up

Wales: Cai Evans, Tom Rogers, Mason Grady, Johhny Williams, Rio Dyer; Sam Costelow, Kieran Hardy; Corey Domachowski, Elliot Dee, Keiron Assiratti, Ben Carter, Will Rowlands, Dan Lydiate, Jac Morgan (c), Aaron Wainwright

Replacements: Sam Parry, Nicky Smith, Henry Thomas, Teddy Williams, Taine Basham, Tomos Williams, Max Llewelyn, Louis Rees-Zammit

South Africa: Willie le Roux, Canan Moodie, Jesse Kriel, Damian de Allende, Cheslin Kolbe; Manie Libbok, Jaden Hendrikse; Steven Kitshoff, Malcolm Marx, Frans Malherbe, Jean Kleyn, RG Snyman, Siya Kolisi (c), Pieter-Steph du Toit, Jasper Wiese

Replacements: Bongi Mbonambi, Ox Nche, Vincent Koch, Franco Mostert, Marco van Staden, Duane Vermeulen, Grant Williams, Damian Willemse


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