Autumn internationals: BBC TV, radio and online coverage times and channels

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Wales v Scotland at the Principality Stadium kicked off the autumn internationals on 3 November
Autumn internationals
Venues: Twickenham, Principality Stadium, Murrayfield, Aviva Stadium and Soldier's Field, Chicago Dates: 3-24 November
Coverage: Watch live coverage and highlights on BBC TV, BBC iPlayer, online and Connected TV; listen to commentary on BBC Radio 5 live, Radio 5 live sports extra and regional networks; follow text updates on the BBC Sport website and app.

BBC Sport will bring you live coverage of all England, Scotland and Wales' autumn internationals.

All Wales and Scotland matches will be shown live on BBC TV, with commentary of Wales games also on BBC Radio Wales and BBC Radio 5 live sports extra.

There will be full commentary of England's matches on BBC Radio 5 live, followed by an hour-long highlights show on BBC Two from 19:30 GMT each Saturday.

All the coverage will be streamed on the BBC Sport website, while there will also be live text and social media updates for every match, plus video highlights, reaction and analysis later.

There will also be extensive debate and analysis with special guests on the Matt Dawson Rugby Show and the Rugby Union Weekly podcast. while there will be further coverage on BBC Radio Ulster, BBC Radio Wales and BBC Radio Scotland.

In addition, there will be live text updates on all England women's matches, with live radio commentary of their final match against Ireland available online.

BBC TV & radio coverage times

Times are GMT and subject to change

Monday, 12 November

22:00-22:30, Rugby Union Weekly, BBC Radio 5 live

Tuesday, 13 November

20:00-21:30, Matt Dawson's Rugby Show, BBC Radio 5 live

Saturday, 17 November

14:00-16:30, Wales v Tonga, BBC One (13:55, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra; 14:00-19:00, BBC Radio Wales)

15:00-17:00, England v Japan, BBC Radio 5 live

17:00-19:30, Scotland v South Africa, BBC Two

18:35-21:00, Ireland v New Zealand, BBC Radio Ulster

19:30-20:30, England v Japan highlights (repeat on Sun 18 Nov, 14:30-15:30, BBC Two)

Thursday, 22 November

19:00-20:30, Matt Dawson's Rugby Show, BBC Radio 5 live

Saturday, 24 November

14:00-16:30, Scotland v Argentina, BBC One

15:00-17:00, England v Australia, BBC Radio 5 live

17:00-19:30, Wales v South Africa, BBC Two (16:55, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra; 14:00-20:00, BBC Radio Wales)

17:40-19:40, England women v Ireland women, BBC Sport online commentary

18:00-20:45, Ireland v United States, BBC Radio Ulster

19:30-20:30, England v Australia highlights, BBC Two (repeat on Sun 25 Nov, 13:00-14:00, BBC Two)

Saturday, 1 December

14:00-16:30, Barbarians v Argentina at Twickenham, BBC Two

Full home nations' schedule and kick-off times

3 November

  • Wales v Scotland, Principality Stadium, 14:45
  • England v South Africa, Twickenham, 15:00
  • Ireland v Italy, Soldier Field, Chicago, 20:00

10 November

  • Scotland v Fiji, Murrayfield, 14:30
  • England v New Zealand, Twickenham, 15:00
  • Wales v Australia, Principality Stadium, 17:20
  • Ireland v Argentina, Aviva Stadium, 18:30

17 November

  • Wales v Tonga, Principality Stadium, 14:30
  • England v Japan, Twickenham, 15:00
  • Scotland v South Africa, Murrayfield, 17:20
  • Ireland v New Zealand, Aviva Stadium, 19:00

24 November

  • Scotland v Argentina, Murrayfield, 14:30
  • England v Australia, Twickenham, 15:00
  • Wales v South Africa, Principality Stadium, 17:20
  • Ireland v United States, Aviva Stadium, 18:30

Live match notifications

You can follow the home nation's fortunes with live match notifications sent straight to your phone or tablet via the BBC Sport app. Line-up, kick-off, score, half-time and full-time options are available.

Late changes

Schedules and coverage times are subject to late changes. The BBC is not responsible for any changes that may be made.


You can view BBC Sport output as well as listen to our radio sports programming on the BBC iPlayer.

The BBC Sport website is available via desktop, mobile, tablet and app, giving easy access to the live stream, text commentaries, news, reports and schedules. The BBC Sport app is available free on Apple and Android devices.

National and regional variations

National and regional variations have been included in this list where possible, but please check your local listings for more detailed information.

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