Exclusive deal struck to show autumn rugby series at pubs

By Gary Lloyd

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Top-tier rugby: the Autumn Nations Series will feature the world's best players
Top-tier rugby: the Autumn Nations Series will feature the world's best players

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Pubgoers will be able to watch the rugby Autumn Nations Series exclusively thanks to a deal struck by Amazon Prime Video and Sky Business.

The matches will see all the home nations – England, Wales and Scotland – take on teams such as New Zealand, South Africa, Australia and Argentina between 30 October and 20 November.

“The Autumn Nations Series is set to feature the top-level competitive international rugby and it was important for us to continue the historic tradition of communal viewing in pubs and rugby clubs,” said Alex Green, MD Prime Video Sport Europe. “We’re really excited to deliver this experience to venues and customers in the coming weeks.”

Prime Video’s coverage of the Autumn Nations Series starts on 30 October, as Scotland take on Tonga at 2.30pm, followed by Wales v New Zealand from Twickenham at 5.15pm. Licensed premises will have access to 15 exclusively live games of Prime Video’s Autumn Nations Series fixtures.

Games will be shown at licensed premises exclusively on the dedicated ‘Prime Video HD’ channel #438 available via the Sky programming guide.

Sky Business customers with an HD-capable set top box can order the Autumn Nations Series by visiting sky.com/business/autumnnations or calling Sky directly on 08442 414 661.

Non-Sky customers with a Sky HD-capable set top box and active Sky viewing card can also choose to show these matches by calling the number above. 


Round 1

Saturday, 30 October

  • Scotland v Tonga
    Coverage starts at 2pm for 2.30pm KO
  • Wales v New Zealand
    Coverage starts at 4.30pm for 5.15pm KO

Round 2

Saturday, 6 November

  • Italy v New Zealand (1pm KO)
  • England v Tonga (3.15pm KO)
  • Wales v South Africa (5.30pm KO)
  • France v Argentina (8pm KO)

Sunday, 7 November

  • Scotland v Australia (2.15pm KO)

Round 3

Saturday, 13 November

  • Scotland v South Africa (1pm KO)
  • England v Australia (5.30pm KO)

Sunday, 14 November

  • France v Georgia (1pm KO)
  • Wales v Fiji (3.15pm KO)

Round 4

Saturday, 20 November

  • Scotland v Japan (1pm KO)
  • England v South Africa (3.15pm KO)
  • Wales v Australia (5.30pm KO)
  • France v New Zealand (8pm KO)

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