Is Australia vs South Africa on TV? Start time, channel and how to watch rugby championship game

Australia are set to take on South Africa in the Rugby Championship on Saturday and the Springboks’ head coach says travel inconveniences will not affect their performance.

A delayed fight to Australia meant they arrived later than planned but manager Jacques Nienaber said: “The players got a good rest on the plane and everyone is looking forward to being in Australia and looking forward to our two Tests against them wallabies.

“I have to commend our operations staff for the quick manner in which they dealt with the cancellation of our original flight and for making it as easy as possible for the team to board the next available flight.

“The professional handling of the situation led to minimal interruptions to our program, which is certainly gratifying from a trainer’s point of view.”

Here’s everything you need to know about the game:

When is it?

The game takes place on Saturday 27th August at 6.30am BST.

How can I watch?

UK fans can watch the game on Sky Sports Main Event or Sky Sports Arena. If you’re not a Sky customer, you can get one NOWTV Day Pass here watch without subscription.

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Team News

Australia have made six changes, using Noah Lolesio at full-back and Reece Hodge at full-back. Tom Wright has moved to the wing and Hunter Paisami is inside center. Folau Fainga’a and Allan Alaalatoa are back in the front row while Matt Philip returns to the second row.

In the meantime, South Africa has only made two changes. Faf de Klerk is back in the scrum half after recovering from a concussion and Warrick Gelant comes on the wing for the injured Jesse Kriel.

Confirmed Lineups

Australia: hodges Wright, Ikitau, Paisami, Koroibete; Lolesio, white; Slipper, Fainga’a, Alaalatoa, Arnold, Philip, Holloway, McReight, Veletini.

South Africa: Willemse; Gelant, Am, De Allende, Mapimpi; Pollard, De Klerk; Nche, Dweba, Malherbe, Etzebeth, De Jager, Kolisi, PS Du Toit, Vermeulen.


Australia – 1/2

Tie – 19/1

South Africa – 9/5


Both teams go into the game from defeat, so it is difficult to predict the match. But after two brutal clashes with New Zealand, South Africa will come out on top to topple their opponents.Australia 20-35 South Africa. Is Australia vs South Africa on TV? Start time, channel and how to watch rugby championship game

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