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(Pocket-lint) - The 2021 autumn internationals, or Autumn Nations Series, is now underway.

The competition sees Argentina, Australia, England, Fiji, France, Georgia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, New Zealand, Scotland, South Africa, Tonga and Wales battle it out over four rounds.

Unlike last year, there's no actual tournament structure, although each match is a northern vs southern hemisphere clash to see who comes out on top.

When does the Autumn Nations Series 2021 start?

The series kicked off on Saturday 30 October, with Scotland beating Tonga and New Zealand beating Wales.

Round three matches will take place across 13-14 November. While the final round of matches will be played across the weekend of 20-21 November 2021.

How can I watch the Autumn Nations Series 2021?

Most of the games will be available to watch on Amazon Prime Video. You'll need a subscription to watch, but if you have a Prime subscription then you'll already have access.


Once you have a subscription you'll be able to watch on any device offering the Amazon Video app, be that your phone, tablet, TV, games console or computer. Here's a full guide on how to watch Amazon Video on your TV.

Ireland's matches are the only exception, with Ireland vs Japan, Ireland vs New Zealand, and Ireland vs Argentina being shown live on Channel 4 in the UK and, of course, Ireland itself.

What is the schedule for the Autumn Nations Series 2021?

Here's a breakdown of the forthcoming matches, the kick-off times and the where you can watch them. All times are GMT.

Round 3

13 NovItalyArgentina13:00Amazon Prime Video
13 NovScotlandSouth Africa13:00Amazon Prime Video
13 NovIrelandNew Zealand15:15Channel 4
13 NovEnglandAustralia17:30Amazon Prime Video
14 NovFranceGeorgia13:00Amazon Prime Video
14 NovWalesFiji15:15Amazon Prime Video

Round 4

20 NovScotlandJapan13:00Amazon Prime Video
20 NovItalyUruguay13:00Amazon Prime Video
20 NovEnglandSouth Africa15:15Amazon Prime Video
20 NovWalesAustralia17:30Amazon Prime Video
20 NovFranceNew Zealand20:00Amazon Prime Video
21 NovIrelandArgentina14:15Channel 4
Writing by Chris Hall and Rik Henderson.
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