It is once again time for the rugby union test matches titled “Autumn Internationals’. This year’s rugby internationals are scheduled for October 29, 2022, and will continue until the end of November. Here, you will know everything about the Autumn Internationals 2022
The Autumn Internationals is a yearly rugby fest for fans, as high-voltage test matches are scheduled throughout the EU and NA during November. Since the 2019 Rugby World Cup, the event has been scheduled yearly for the best teams from two sides to meet for a month. The Autumn Internationals this year will be no different.
The Autumn Internationals won’t maintain any standard tournament rules. Instead, it will be a collection of multiple international matches hosted by the six different rugby nations’ unions over a month. The highest-ranked teams like Fiji, Georgia, Italy, Romania, Portugal, and many more will be participating in the event.
In the 2022 edition of the event, over 16 teams are slated to participate. It will run as an alternative to the Autumn Nations Cup this year. This article contains more detail on the upcoming international rugby fest’s schedule, venue, live stream, and other information.
When will be Autumn Internationals 2022 held?
- Start Date: Saturday, October 29, 2022
- End Date: Saturday, November 26, 2022
The Rugby Man Autumn International will kick off with the first match between Japan vs New Zealand on upcoming Saturday, October 29, 2022. The match will begin at 01:30 p.m. ET.
Autumn Internationals 2022 Schedule:
|Week||Date||Match||Kick-off Time (ET)|
|1||Saturday, October 29, 2022||Japan vs New Zealand||01:30 p.m.|
|Scotland vs Australia||09:00 a.m.|
|2||Saturday, November 5, 2022||Italy vs Samoa||09:00 a.m.|
|Scotland vs Fiji||09:00 a.m.|
|Wales vs New Zealand||11:15 a.m.|
|Ireland vs South Africa||01:30 p.m.|
|France vs Australia||04:00 p.m.|
|Sunday, November 6, 2022||England vs Argentina||10:15 a.m.|
|3||Saturday, November 12, 2022||Ireland vs Fiji||09:00 a.m.|
|Italy vs Australia||09:00 a.m.|
|England vs Japan||11:15 a.m.|
|Wales vs Argentina||01:30 p.m.|
|France vs South Africa||04:00 p.m.|
|Sunday, November 13, 2022||Barbarians vs All-Black XV||09:00 a.m.|
|Scotland vs New Zealand||10:15 a.m.|
|4||Saturday, November 19, 2022||Italy vs South Africa||09:00 a.m.|
|Wales vs Georgia||09:00 a.m.|
|Scotland vs Argentina||11:15 a.m.|
|England vs New Zealand||01:30 p.m.|
|Ireland vs Australia||04:00 p.m.|
|Sunday, November 20, 2022||France vs Japan||09:00 a.m.|
|5||Saturday, November 26, 2022||Wales vs Australia||11:15 a.m.|
|England vs South Africa||01:30 p.m.|
How to watch Autumn Internationals 2022 on TV?
- beIN Sport – Australia
- ESPN – United States
- Sky Sports – United Kingdom
In the United States, ESPN will broadcast the upcoming Autumn Internationals 2022 matches. Whereas in the United Kingdom, a live telecast of the event will be available on Sky Sports. Additionally, fans of Australia can access the event via beIN Sports.
How to Live Stream the event?
In addition to the broadcast, the upcoming Autumn Internationals 2022 will feature multiple online live streams. In the UK, fans can live stream the event via Amazon Prime. While for fans from the US, the event will be featured on ESPN+. The event will also be live-streamed on online platforms like DAZN, Canal+, and Premier Sports.
Where will the event be held?
The Autumn Internationals 2022 will be played in various areas over the northern hemisphere. Matches will be played at Twickenham (London), Murrayfield (Edinburgh), Wales (Cardiff), Aviva Stadium (Dublin), Stade de France (Paris), Stadio Olimpico (Rome), few more stadiums in France and Italy.
Autumn Internationals 2022 Teams:
A total of 16 teams will be participating in the upcoming Autumn Internationals rugby event. They are –
- All Blacks XV (New Zealand)
- Barbarians (Wales)
- New Zealand
- South Africa