Make sure you know when, where and on which channel each of the games are taking place

How To Watch The 2018 Autumn Internationals

The 2018 autumn Internationals will see teams from the northern hemisphere facing off with the best the southern hemisphere has to offer. These matches take place with the 2019 Rugby World Cup a year away and crucial victories could provide the basis for a long tournament run in Japan.

But how do you watch each of the games and on what platform are they available? Don’t fret because we have all the answers you may need for each of the home nations below.

How To Watch The 2018 Autumn Internationals


All of England’s games below will be televised on Sky Sports.

  • Sat 3 Nov England v South Africa,  Twickenham Stadium, 3pm. Referee: Angus Gardner
  • Sat 10 Nov England v New Zealand, Twickenham Stadium, 3pm. Referee: Jerome Garces
  • Sat 17 Nov England v Japan, Twickenham Stadium, 3pm. Referee: Paul Williams
  • Sat 24 Nov England v Australia, Twickenham Stadium, 3pm. Referee: Jaco Peyper


Channel 4 will televise all of Ireland’s home games from the Aviva Stadium in 2018. The match against Italy will be televised on Premier Sports in the UK and Eir Sports in Ireland. (The match will also be available for free on Eir Sports YouTube channel).

  • Sat 3 Nov Ireland v Italy, Soldier Field, Chicago, 8pm. Referee: Nigel Owens
  • Sat 10 Nov Ireland v Argentina, Aviva Stadium, 6.30pm. Referee: Nic Berry
  • Sat 17 Nov Ireland v New Zealand, Aviva Stadium, 7pm. Referee: Wayne Barnes
  • Sat 24 Nov Ireland v USA, Aviva Stadium, 6.30pm. Referee: Ben O’Keeffe


Scotland going up against Wales will air live on the BBC, and their final three matches will be on both the BBC and BT Sport.

  • Sat 3 Nov Wales v Scotland, Principality Stadium, 2.45pm. Referee: Mathieu Raynal
  • Sat 10 Nov Scotland v Fiji,  BT Murrayfield, 2.30pm. Referee: Andrew Brace
  • Sat 17 Nov Scotland v South Africa, BT Murrayfield, 5.20pm. Referee: Romain Poite
  • Sat 24 Nov Scotland  v Argentina, BT Murrayfield, 2.30pm. Referee: Paul Williams


All of Wales’ games will be televised live on the BBC.

  • Sat 3 Nov Wales v Scotland, Principality Stadium, 2.45pm. Referee: Mathieu Raynal
  • Sat 10 Nov Wales  v Australia, Principality Stadium, 5.20pm. Referee: Ben O’Keeffe
  • Sat 17 Nov Wales v Tonga, Principality Stadiu, 2.30pm. Referee: Nic Berry
  • Sat 24 Nov Wales v South Africa, Principality Stadium, 5.20pm. Referee: Luke Pearce

How do you think each team is going to get on?

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