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By Will Kelleher For The Daily Mail

Published: 22:31 BST, 2 May 2018 | Updated: 22:31 BST, 2 May 2018


Channel 4 will show all three Wales Tests this summer.

Sportsmail understands the broadcaster, not known for their rugby coverage, are signed up for Wales’ match against South Africa in Washington DC on June 2 and the two games in Argentina on June 9 and 16.

It is understood the Welsh Rugby Union were in talks with Amazon to broadcast the Tests via their online-streaming service but negotiations broke down. The BBC were also interested but have missed out. 

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