Ireland to kick-off autumn campaign by hosting world champions South Africa
Eire will kick-off their autumn marketing campaign by web hosting environment champions South Africa, the Irish Rugby Soccer Union has declared.
The Springboks, who are in the exact same team as the Irish for future year’s Environment Cup, will pay a visit to Dublin for the to start with time in five years on Saturday, November 5.
Andy Farrell’s aspect will then welcome Fiji to Aviva Stadium a 7 days later prior to rounding off the sequence against Australia on November 19.
Ireland’s past come across with South Africa came in November 2017 and ended in a report 38-3 victory.
But the Boks have due to the fact gone on declare a third World Cup title, in addition to a collection gain about the British and Irish Lions previous summer season.
The fixture will be the only conference between the two sides right before future September’s Planet Cup Pool B clash at Stade de France in Paris.
Fiji ended up also previous in Dublin in 2017, when Ireland secured a tough-fought 23-20 victory, though the Irish will just take on the Wallabies for initially time because clinching a 2-1 collection achievement in Australia in June 2018.
Ireland head coach Farrell is now getting ready for a summer time tour of New Zealand.
His 6 Nations Triple Crown winners will facial area the All Blacks in Auckland, Dunedin and Wellington on successive Saturdays in early July.
The Irish, who have received 12 of their last 13 matches, are poised to tour for the to start with time since Farrell succeeded Joe Schmidt after the coronavirus pandemic pressured the cancellation of a 2020 vacation to Australia and previous year’s scheduled pay a visit to to Fiji.
Ireland v South Africa Saturday, November, 5, 5.30pm Aviva Stadium, Dublin
Ireland v Fiji Saturday, November 12, 1pm Aviva Stadium, Dublin
Ireland v Australia Saturday, November 18, 8pm Aviva Stadium, Dublin