Sky Pacific lands package of autumn rugby rights

Fijian pay-television broadcaster Sky Pacific has acquired a package of rights for rugby union games staged during the autumn Test tours.

Sky has secured live rights to seven games, but the website said only one of these will include the home national team.

Fiji’s match against Ireland will be covered live on November 18, but games against Italy on November 11 and Canada on November 26 will not be broadcast live.

The other matches that will be shown include England vs Australia on November 18, Scotland vs Samoa and Wales vs Australia on November 11, Wales vs South Africa on December 2, England vs Samoa and Ireland vs Argentina on November 25.