The 2017 Autumn Internationals have been played, and as expected, produced some brilliant rugby games. The four home teams did well this year:
- England won all three matches in the 2017 Old Mutual Wealth Series, even after a sluggish start in the first match against Argentina.
- Wales won two and lost two in the Under Armour Series, losing to Australia for the 13th consecutive time.
- Scotland won two of three matches they played in the autumn series, producing a record win over Australia in the final match.
- Ireland won all three matches in the Guinness Series, running up a record win against South Africa in their first match of 38 – 3.
With ticket sales outstripping previous years, more fans than ever got to watch these matches live. In Wales, for instance, ticket sales more than outsold last year with over a month still to go to the matches.
What many people don’t realise is while these matches are being played, so are the Women’s Rugby Autumn Internationals. Like the men, the home teams did well with England winning their first two matches against Canada, 69 – 19 and 49 - 12.
The Stage Is Almost Set For 2018
The 2018 Autumn Internationals will be a good chance for teams to be tested against rival countries in preparation for the 2019 Rugby World Cup. So far, only England has confirmed any of their matches, and they will be playing against South Africa, New Zealand, Japan and Australia. All the matches will be played in November, but this could still change and more matches added. The other home nations are yet to confirm any of their matches, but it is expected they will do so in the next few weeks.
The match for England against World Champions New Zealand will be the first time they have played them since 2014. In 2014 England lost the four games they played against the All Blacks, and they are hoping for a better result in the 2018 Autumn Internationals.
Hospitality For The 2018 Autumn Internationals
Corporate hospitality is a favourite way to let your clients, staff, bank manager, or anyone else, know how important they are. More than just watching a game, hospitality packages can include meals, drinks, gifts, and the chance to meet rugby legends. Arranging all of this could be difficult yourself, which is why so many of our clients let DTB Sports and Events do it for them.
We will always respond quickly to any enquiries, with our experts giving you impartial advice on how to make your day one to remember. It does not matter if the event you want to attend is in the UK or abroad, your dedicated account manager will be here to assist you with your corporate hospitality, so your visitors, and you, can enjoy whatever event you have chosen.
To find out more about how we can help you, why not give us a call on 020 7385 3553. We look forward to your call.
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