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The Autumn Nations Cup will be aired on Amazon Prime as the tech giant makes its first foray into rugby... while England's clash against Ireland will be free-to-view on Channel 4 Amazon Prime have secured the broadcast rights for the Autumn Nations Cup  The revamped competition was set up amid the coronavirus crisis in rugby  Channel 4 will show three games, including England v Ireland, free to air Amazon said it was 'excited and privileged' to work with the Six Nations  

By Will Kelleher For Mailonline

Published: 11:52 BST, 11 September 2020 | Updated: 11:52 BST, 11 September 2020

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Amazon Prime will broadcast the emergency Autumn Nations Cup rugby tournament this November and December – with three of 16 matches free to view on Channel 4.

As Sportsmail exclusively revealed on Sunday, the internet giant has made its first foray into live rugby and will show all games aside from Ireland's pool matches against Wales and Georgia, which will be on terrestrial television.

England v Ireland will be broadcast on both Channel 4 and Prime on November 21.

Amazon have taken their first steps into rugby by winning rights to the Autumn Nations Cup

Amazon have taken their first steps into rugby by winning rights to the Autumn Nations Cup

England's clash against Ireland on November 21 will be aired on both Prime and Channel 4

England's clash against Ireland on November 21 will be aired on both Prime and Channel 4

Usually England's autumn fixtures are shown by Sky Sports, whose deal ran out this summer, but Amazon won the bid for this revamped competition set up after the southern hemisphere giants refused to travel to Europe due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Amazon subscribers will be able to watch the tournament at no extra cost to their Prime membership and the coverage will be led by Gabby Logan and South African legend Bryan Habana.

'We are excited and privileged to work with Six Nations Rugby and the eight participating unions in to bring this new tournament to viewers across the UK on Prime Video,' said Alex Green, MD

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