The 2023 mid-year rugby union internationals (also known as the summer internationals or July rugby union tests in the Northern Hemisphere) are international rugby union matches that are mostly played in the Southern Hemisphere during the July international window.
Sky Sports has announced a four-year deal with SANZAAR to show a wealth of southern hemisphere rugby union, including England’s three-Test tour of Australia this summer.
Sky Sports will continue to show the very best rugby from New Zealand, Australia, South Africa and Argentina as part of a new four-year deal with SANZAAR.
How to watch the 2023 July rugby union tests on TV
There’s only one free-to-air option for watching the 2023 July rugby union tests Game edition of the in Australia – Channel 10.
If you find yourself away from your television during either of the games, you can always stream mid-year rugby union internationals games live on 10 Play, Network Ten’s online platform available on desktop and to download on both mobile platforms – iOS and Android.
The deal until 2025 includes rights to Home Nations Summer Tours, The Rugby Championship, Super Rugby and domestic SA and NZ competitions: The Currie Cup and The National Provincial Championship.
As well as showing England in Australia this summer, Sky Sports will show Ireland’s three-Test tour of New Zealand, Wales’ three-Test tour of South Africa and Scotland’s three-Test tour of Argentina.
The agreement provides viewers with at least 150 fixtures a year headlined by the best club and international matches from the southern hemisphere until 2025.
2023 July rugby union tests fixtures
|29 July 2023||Scotland vs Italy||Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh||TBC||TBC|
|5 August 2023||Wales vs England||Millennium Stadium, Cardiff||5:35pm||TBC|
|5 August 2023||Scotland vs France||Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh||TBC||TBC|
|7 August 2023||Ireland vs Italy||Aviva Stadium, Dublin||TBC||TBC|
|5 August 2023||Argentina vs South Africa||José Amalfitani Stadium, Buenos Aires||TBC||TBC|
|5 August 2023||New Zealand vs Australia||Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin||TBC||TBC|
|5 August 2023||Japan vs Samoa||Sapporo Dome, Sapporo||TBC||TBC|
|12 August 2023||England vs Wales||Twickenham Stadium, London||TBC||TBC|
|12 August 2023||France vs Scotland||Stade Geoffroy-Guichard, Saint-Etienne||TBC||TBC|
|19 August 2023||Wales vs South Africa||Estadio Padre Ernesto Martearena||TBC||TBC|
|19 August 2023||Italy vs Romania||Toyota Stadium, Bloemfontein||TBC||TBC|
|19 August 2023||Ireland vs England||Aviva Stadium, Dublin||TBC||TBC|
|19 August 2023||France vs Fiji||Stade de la Beaujoire, Nantes||TBC||TBC|
|25 August 2023||South Africa vs New Zealand||Twickenham Stadium, London, England||TBC||TBC|
|26 August 2023||England vs Fiji||Twickenham Stadium, London, England||TBC||TBC|
|26 August 2023||Italy vs Japan||Sky Stadium, Wellington||TBC||TBC|
|26 August 2023||Scotland vs Georgia||Sydney Football Stadium (2022), Sydney||TBC||TBC|
|26 August 2023||Spain vs Argentina||Sydney Football Stadium (2022), Sydney||TBC||TBC|
|26 August 2023||France vs Australia||Sydney Football Stadium (2022), Sydney||TBC||TBC|