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Live rugby union: what time is England v Samoa on TV?

The Autumn internationals continue – here is how you can watch today's rugby

Published: Friday, 24th November 2017 at 1:00 pm

England take on the Samoans in their third match-up of the Autumn internationals. The tie has taken on a political edge after the Pacific island's rugby union declared bankruptcy – should the Twickenham paymasters do more to support the wider rugby "family"?

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England will be without Dylan Hartley, as Jamie George prepares to make his full debut at the helm. George Ford and Chris Robshaw will serve as co-captains in his absence.

"It's an opportunity to increase the depth of the squad," coach Eddie Jones told BBC Sport. "It's a good opportunity to give Jamie a start. We want to see how Jamie goes as a starting hooker."

What time is England v Samoa live on TV?

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Kick-off is 3pm GMT, with live coverage on Sky Sports Main Event from 2.30pm. For those without Sky, highlights will air from 7.30pm on BBC2.

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