Source: INPHO

Red Roses v France confirmed as double-header at Twickenham

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On 21 November, England take on Ireland at Twickenham Stadium (KO 15.00 GMT) for the second time in 2020; this match is the second Quilter International in Group A. Prior to the men’s match, England women will play their second of two autumn internationals against France (KO 12.00 GMT) making it a double header at Twickenham. The Red Roses will have played away the previous weekend.

England women’s head coach Simon Middleton said: “We’re looking forward to a really competitive game against France. It’ll be great to play on home soil and where better place to play than Twickenham? It’s the ultimate stage to play on for an English player”.

The Quilter Internationals as part of the Autumn Nations Cup round off a nine-week programme in the autumn for England. Eddie Jones’ squad have a re-scheduled home fixture against the Barbarians (KO 14:00) for the uncapped Quilter Cup match on 25 October.

The following weekend, England head to the Stadio Olimpico in Rome to play Italy (KO 16:45 GMT) on 31 October, for the final match in the 2020 Guinness Six Nations postponed from March with live coverage on ITV. The Red Roses, seeking a Grand Slam, will also complete their postponed Six Nations match against Italy that same weekend.

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