How to follow Rugby World Cup warm-up matches on the BBC

Scotland captain Greig Laidlaw, Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones, Ireland captain Rory Best and England captain Owen Farrell
Scotland, Wales, Ireland and England continue their build-up towards the World Cup in Japan
2019 Rugby World Cup warm-up matches
Dates: 10 August-7 September
Coverage: Highlights of England home games on BBC Two, extensive live radio coverage and text commentaries on the BBC Sport website and app.

Preparations for the Rugby Union World Cup, which starts in Japan on 20 September, are gathering pace as the home nations take part in a series of warm-up matches.

Highlights of England's home games against Six Nations Grand Slam champions Wales, Ireland and Italy will be shown on BBC Two.

There will also be extensive coverage on BBC Radio 5 Live and 5 Live Sports Extra, while Radio Ulster, Radio Scotland, Radio Wales and Radio Cymru will host commentary of their respective home nation's matches.

And the BBC Sport website and app will feature full text commentary on all warm-up games, which take place from 10 August to 7 September.


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 fast and easy access to the live stream, text commentaries, news, reports, schedules and videos. 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.

All Ireland games will be live on BBC Radio Ulster, all Scotland games will be live on BBC Radio Scotland, and all Wales games are live on BBC Radio Wales and BBC Radio Cymru.