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Wales vs New Zealand rugby: Date, kick-off time, TV channel, live stream and team news for autumn international

WALES host New Zealand in the first of four autumn internationals this weekend.

The Welsh side will be looking to pull off a famous victory as they have not beaten the All Blacks since 1953.

Wales’ Leigh Halfpenny kicks a convertion

Wayne Pivac’s side will then face Argentina, Georgia and Australia to top off the autumn internationals.

The All Blacks have already defeated Japan and will now take on Wales, Scotland and England in November.

When is Wales vs New Zealand?

  • New Zealand travel to Wales on Saturday, 5 November.
  • The match is scheduled to get underway from 3:15pm UK time.
  • The Principality Stadium will play host to the contest and is able to host up to 74,500 spectators.
New Zealand’s head coach Ian Foster watches warm up of All Blacks players before a match between Japan and New Zealand

What TV channel is Wales vs New Zealand on and can I live stream it?

  • Wales’ clash against the All Blacks will not be broadcast on terrestrial television.
  • Instead, it will be available to broadcast like on Amazon Prime.
  • The coverage is set to get underway from 3:15pm UK time.

What is the team news?

Wales announced their squad for the autumn internationals last week, with 35 players named.

Forwards: Rhodri Jones, Nicky Smith, Gareth Thomas, Ryan Elias, Dewi Lake, Ken Owens, Tomas Francis, Dillon Lewis, Sam Wainwright, Adam Beard, Ben Carter, Alu Wyn Jones, Will Rowlands, Taulupe Falerau, Dan Lydiate, Josh Macleod, Jac Morgan, Tommy Reffell, Justin Tipuric, Christ Tshiunza

Backs: Dane Blacker, Kieran Hardy, Tomos Williams, Gareth Anscombe, Sam Costelow, Rhys Priestland, Joe Hawkins, George North, Nick Tompkins, Owen Watkin, Josh Adams, Alex Cuthbert, Rio Dyer, Leigh Halfpenny, Louis Rees-Zammit

Players unavailable for selection due to injury: Taine Basham, Dan Biggar, Leon Brown, Seb Davies, Wyn Jones, Josh Navidi, Johnny Williams, Liam Williams

New Zealand’s All Blacks players bow their heads as they thank to Japanese fans after a rugby test match between Japan and New Zealand at the National Stadium in Tokyo

New Zealand, on the other hand, have named 40 players in their squad.

Forwards: Asafo Aumua, Scott Barrett, George Bower, Sam CAne, Dane Coles, Ethan de Groot, Shannon Frizell, Akira Ioane, Nepo Lualala, Tyrel Lomax, Fletcher Newell, Dalton Papali’i, Brodie Retallick, Ardie Savea, Hoskins Sotutu, Samisoni Taukei’aho, Codie Taylor, Patrick Tuipolotu, Ofa Tu’ungafasi, Tupou Vaa’i, Sam Whitelock

Backs: Beauden Barrett, Jordie Barrett, Finlay Christie, Caleb Clarke, Braydon Ennor, Leicester Fainga’anuku, Brad Weber, David Havili, Rieko Ioane, Will Jordan, Anton Lienert-Brown, Damian McKenzie, Richie Mo’unga, Stephen Perofeta, Sevu Reece, Aaron Smith, Mark Telea, Roger Tuivasa-Sheck

Latest odds:

  • Wales to win 7/2
  • Draw 25/1
  • New Zealand 1/5

*Odds courtesy of Betfair are correct at time of publication

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