England to play Argentina, Australia and Samoa in November 2017

England to play Argentina, Australia and Samoa in November 2017

England will face Argentina, Australia and Samoa in next year’s November series, it has been confirmed, writes Gavin Spillane.

In addition, the Red Rose will host the Barbarians in the Old Mutual Wealth Cup on May 28, the day after the Aviva Premiership final.

England’s game with Los Pumas will follow the two-test summer series to Argentina in June where Jones will experiment with an under strength England outfit.

England will kick off their November series against Australia, having beaten them four times this year. They will face Samoa for the first time since 2014.

"This season's Old Mutual Wealth Series was fantastic for England and we had brilliant support from 82,000 fans every week," said England coach Jones.

"This block of matches are an important step in our preparations for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan, and we look forward to playing in the 2017 series against three tough opponents."

England play Australia on November 11, Argentina on November 18 and Samoa on November 25.

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