Summer Warm-up Fixtures for Rugby World Cup 2019
With the Rugby World Cup due to take place in Japan during the autumn of 2019, there won't be any Autumn Internationals in the UK & Ireland. However, the four home unions – England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales – have arranged a series of Summer Internationals to serve as a warm-up before the global showpiece.
For information about tickets and where to purchase them, please read our guide here: How to Buy Summer & Autumn International Rugby Tickets.
Summer Internationals 2019 Fixtures
All kick-off times in British Summer Time (BST).
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