Rugby

England avoid Boks in 2013

2012-11-30 19:16
Stuart Lancaster (Gallo Images)

London - The Rugby Football Union (RFU) on Friday announced that England will play Australia, Argentina and New Zealand at Twickenham in the 2013 end-of-year internationals.

England have beaten Fiji and lost to Australia and South Africa in the current series of matches, which concludes on Saturday when they face New Zealand.

"The 2012 QBE Internationals are living up to expectations," said England head coach Stuart Lancaster.

"We have gone head to head with the best teams in the Southern Hemisphere at Twickenham. In the process, we have learnt a lot about our players and what is required to perform at the very top level of international rugby.

"We are looking forward to meeting Australia and New Zealand again next November and welcoming Argentina to Twickenham for the first time since 2009."

England 2013 end-of-year internationals:

Saturday, November 2: Australia (Twickenham)

Saturday, November 9: Argentina (Twickenham)

Saturday, November 16: New Zealand (Twickenham)

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