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

WALES host New Zealand and are aiming to beat them for the first time in 69 long years.

The All Blacks have won every single match since Queen Elizabeth II was just one year into her seven-decade reign and now Wayne Pivac’s side are looking to change history.

Alun Wyn Jones injured his arm when Wales played New Zealand last year but is back on the bench in 2022

Wales 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 NovemberTODAY.
  • 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 on Amazon Prime Video.
  • The coverage is set to get underway from 3:15pm UK time.

What is the CONFIRMED team news?

As is the custom in international rugby, both sides were named 48 hours before the match.

Wales team

Backs: 15 Leigh Halfpenny, 14 Louis Rees-Zammit, 13 George North, 12 Nick Tompkins, 11 Rio Dyer, 10 Gareth Anscombe, 9 Tomos Williams.

Forwards: 1 Gareth Thomas, 2 Ken Owens, 3 Tomos Francis, 4 Will Rowlands, 5 Adam Beard, 6 Justin Tipuric, 7 Tommy Reffell, 8 Taulupe Faetau.

Replacements: 16 Ryan Elias, 17 Nicky Smith, 18 Dillon Lewis, 19 Alun Wyn Jones, 20 Christ Tshiunza, 21 Kieran Hardy, 22 Rhys Priestland, 23 Owen Watkin.

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 team

The All Blacks have named a strong team also and will be going into Cardiff looking to defend their winning record stretching back over half a century.

Backs: 15 Beauden Barrett, 14 Sevu Reece, 13 Reiko Ioane, 12 Jordie Barrett, 11 Caleb Clarke, 10 Richie Mo’unga, 9 Aaron Smith.

Forwards: 1 Ethan de Groot, 2 Codie Taylor, 3 Tyrel Lomax, 4 Sam Whitelock, 5 Scott Barrett, 6 Shannon Frizell, 7 Dalton Papali’i, 8 Ardie Savea.

Replacements: 16 Samisoni Taukei’aho, 17 Ofa Tu’ungafasi, 18 Fletcher Newell, 19 Tupou Vaa’i, 20 Akira Ioane, 21 Brad Weber, 22 David Havili, 23 Anton Lienert-Brown.

Latest odds:

  • Wales to win 10/3
  • Draw 25/1
  • New Zealand 1/4

*Odds courtesy of Betfair are correct at time of publication

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