Wales To Face All But One Of The Top 10 Ranked Sides In 2020

Wales To Face All But One Of The Top 10 Ranked Sides In 2020

Wayne Pivac's Wales will meet world champions South Africa as well as New Zealand in a mouthwatering autumn campaign this year, the Welsh Rugby Union have revealed.

Wales will have further Principality Stadium games against Argentina and Fiji in what the WRU are dubbing "one of the toughest autumn schedules in Cardiff to date."

The opening match is against Fiji on Saturday November 7, followed by the big clash with New Zealand the following weekend.

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Argentina come to town for a Sunday fixture on November 22, with another huge clash against the dominant Springboks as the Saturday November 28 finale.

The sequence of games announced today means Pivac will have locked horns during his first year in charge with every side in World Rugby’s top 10 other than eighth-placed Australia, as well as Fiji who are 11th in the rankings.

The autumn matches take on extra significance this year as they will have a direct bearing on seeding for the next World Cup, the draw for which will be made following the conclusion of November's games.

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