Rugby League: England to play Wales in 2012 Autumn Series

England will take on Wales and France in the 2012 Autumn International Series with all the games broadcast live on the BBC.

The 2012 Autumn International Series

  • 20 October - France v Wales (Lens, ko tbc)
  • 27 October - Wales v England (Racecourse Ground, Wrexham, 14:30 BST)
  • 3 November - England v France (MS3 Craven Park, Hull, 14:30 BST)
  • 11 November - Final (Salford City Stadium, 17:00 BST)

The action kicks off on Saturday, 20 October, with France hosting Wales in the French city of Lens.

England's first match takes place a week later when they travel to Wrexham to play Wales.

The tournament will culminate with the final at Salford City Stadium on Sunday, 11 November.

England are expected to pick Canterbury Bulldogs star James Graham and South Sydney forward Sam Burgess in their team.

Former St Helens prop Graham is due to play in the NRL Grand Final next weekend against Melbourne Storm, who have England international half-back Gareth Widdop in their squad.