England announce end-of-year Tests

Date published: December 2 2015

England have announced they are set to play four consecutive Tests against Southern Hemisphere opponents in 2016 at Twickenham Stadium.

Although the final fixture, against Australia on December 3, is awaiting Premiership Rugby Limited approval, England's busy end to the year will see them take on South Africa, Fiji and Argentina during the month of November.

England will hope to enter the end-of-year internationals on the back of a solid Six Nations and June Test campaign under new head coach Eddie Jones, with the side having failed to make the World Cup knockout stages.

"It's great to be able to take on four such quality teams on back to back weekends. It allows us to test ourselves against some high calibre opposition and it's great that Old Mutual Wealth is supporting the series," said full-back Mike Brown.

Meanwhile, England Women will play home fixtures against France and Canada with the match against Canada taking place at Twickenham following the Men's Argentina international.

They will also play an away Test against Ireland on Sunday, November 13 and a potential further home fixture with another opponent is being arranged.