Recap 2021 Autumn Internationals tournament
We’re just one day away from the festive month, a month that’s filled with football. For the rugby fans it’s just a built up for the new year, when the Six Nations tournament starts in February. After some exciting Autumn Internationals matches it’s time to look forward to the Six Nations tournament. Fans of rugby can book their Six Nations tickets through our secure booking system. For now we use this article to look back on the matches England played during the Autumn Internationals.
England versus Tonga
During week 2 of the Autumn Internationals, England played their first match of this tournament in 2021. Tonga is a Polynesian country, comprising several islands and the number 16 on the world rugby rankings. England is third on the rankings, so they should be the better team in this battle. This match showed that England indeed is the better team, they ran 11 tries and beat Tonga with 69-3. A great start of their Autumn Internationals series.
England versus Australia
The built up in strength of the opponents was perfect for England in this tournament. After facing the 16th placed Tonga, the second match was against the 6th placed Australia. While the next match will be against the top ranked South Africa. A perfect run for England to test themselves for the Six Nations tournament. After an easy victory against Tonga, this match against Australia was already harder for England. Nevertheless, they got a victory with 32-15.
England versus South Africa
The last match of this series was against the leader on the world rugby ranking, South Africa. A rematch of the 2019 World Cup Rugby final. Watch this final back below:
England got their revanche for losing the final, by winning this last Autumn International match with 27 to 26. A last minute penalty kick decided this match in England’s favour. Do you want to watch the English team live in action? Book your England Six Nations tickets via our ticket marketplace.