Tonga has been confirmed as the fourth opponent that England will host at Twickenham Stadium in autumn 2020 for the Quilter November internationals.

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England will play Tonga, their opening pool opponents in Japan last year, on Saturday 21 November, kick off 15:15. This will be the fourth time the two sides have faced each other and the first time outside of a Rugby World Cup. England have won the previous three encounters.

Eddie Jones’ squad will begin its Quilter International campaign against New Zealand on 7 November with the match kick-off now confirmed at 17:30. The All Blacks last visited the home of England Rugby in 2018.

Seven days later Argentina, England’s pool opponents in Japan who were defeated 39-10 in Tokyo, head to south west London. This match will kick off at 20:00.

Following the match against Tonga, England will end its Quilter Internationals on 28 November versus Australia, kick off 15:15.

Yesterday Eddie Jones recalled 25 players for three days of training in Oxford this week ahead of England’s next Guinness Six Nations match against Wales at Twickenham Stadium on Saturday 7 March.

In addition, apprentice Alex Mitchell will join up with the squad and George Furbank will be in camp for rehabilitation. Mako Vunipola and Luke Cowan-Dickie are not included for family reasons.

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