The Bledisloe Cup series between New Zealand and Australia gets under way this weekend.
Dave Rennie’s Wallabies are aiming to break a 19-year drought as they get their campaign underway at Eden Park.
They’ll head into the series in high spirits, having won a dramatic series against France last month. Meanwhile, the All Blacks will also be high on confidence following wins over Tonga and Fiji.
Here’s all the information…
What time is New Zealand v Australia on Saturday?
The first game of the Bledisloe Cup series between New Zealand and Australia is on Saturday, August 7. The game kicks off at 8:05am in the UK.
What TV channel is New Zealand v Australia on? What about live streaming?
New Zealand v Australia will be broadcast live on Sky Sports in the UK – see the latest Sky Sports deals here – with customers able to live stream coverage via the Sky Go app or online.
Coverage gets under way on Sky Sports The Lions and Sky Sports Action at 7:55am.
How to watch New Zealand v Australia if you don’t have Sky Sports
You can watch Sky Sports without subscribing by getting a NOW TV Sports membership.
You can buy a day membership (£9.98) to Sky Sports to watch on your TV, phone and tablet, while monthly passes are also available. You can buy these passes from the NOW website.
New Zealand v Australia team news
New Zealand: Damian McKenzie; Sevu Reece, Anton Lienert-Brown, David Havili, Rieko Ioane; Richie Mo’unga, Aaron Smith; George Bower, Codie Taylor, Nepo Laulala, Brodie Retallick, Sam Whitelock (c), Akira Ioane, Dalton Papalii, Ardie Savea.
Reps: Dane Coles, Karl Tu’inukuafe, Angus Ta’avao, Scott Barrett, Luke Jacobson, Brad Weber, Beauden Barrett, Jordie Barrett.
Australia: Tom Banks; Jordan Petaia, Len Ikitau, Andrew Kellaway, Noah Lolesio; Tate McDermott, Harry Wilson; James Slipper, Brandon Paenga-Amosa, Allan Alaalatoa, Darcy Swain, Lukhan Salakaia-Loto, Rob Valetini, Michael Hooper (c).
Reps: Jordan Uelese, Angus Bell, Taniela Tupou, Matt Philip, Fraser McReight, Jake Gordon, Matt To’omua, Reece Hodge.