Tonga will face Eddie Jones' side on November 21 at Twickenham Stadium. Photo: Hannah McKay/Reuters
Tonga will face Eddie Jones' side on November 21 at Twickenham Stadium. Photo: Hannah McKay/Reuters

England to face Tonga as part of November internationals

Time of article published Feb 27, 2020

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LONDON – A match against Pacific Island team Tonga have been added to England's schedule for the November internationals. 

Tonga will face Eddie Jones' side on November. 21 at Twickenham Stadium, the Rugby Football Union (RFU) said in an online statement on Thursday.

The Pacific islanders take on England after the hosts face New Zealand on November 7 and Argentina a week later. England wrap up the schedule against Australia on November 28.

The match between England and Tongo will be a unique occasion as it will be the first time England will be playing Tonga outside of a Rugby World Cup.

The RFU also said England would also host the Barbarians at Twickenham Stadium on Sunday 21 June 2020, kick off 15:00. Tickets for this match are already on sale. 

Reuters


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