How to live stream England vs Tonga online and watch the rugby international where you are

Eddie Jones' men open their Autumn Internationals 2021 campaign at Twickenham. Here's how to watch England vs Tonga Autumn Nations Series rugby

Aerial view of Twickenham Stadium, the Home of Rugby Union
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England get their Autumn Nations Series underway this afternoon with what looks likely to be a straightforward, yet physical test at Twickenham. Read on for your full guide on how to watch this Test online and get an England vs Tonga live stream from anywhere.

The match marks only the fourth ever meeting between these two teams,  with the hosts likely to be eyeing a try bonanza following Tonga's 60-14 defeat at the hands of Scotland last weekend.

England have nevertheless been dealt some major selection issues coming into the game, with Max Malins, Louis Lynagh, Raffi Quirke, Harry Randall, Marcus Smith and Freddie Steward all ruled out in the lead up through injury, with Jones' XV featuring Tom Curry at No 8 and Jamie George starting at hooker.

We've got all the info on how to live stream England vs Tonga and watch the rugby international online from anywhere. And if you're out of the country and can't access your preferred domestic broadcaster, you can always use a VPN to bypass any geo-restrictions and watch the match.

England vs Tonga: Rugby Championship kick-off time

England vs Tonga is being played at Twickenham in London, with kick off at 3.15pm GMT local time on Saturday, November 6

That makes it a 2.15am AEDT start for rugby fans in Australia on Sunday and a 4.15am kick-off in New Zealand, with the match starting at 11.15pm ET / 8.15am PT for rugger fans in the US and Canada

How to watch England vs Tonga rugby international from anywhere in the world 

If you're out of the country for England vs Tonga, you can still get access to a live stream of every match by making use of our best VPN to get past those geo-restrictions. 

With most domestic broadcasters locking streaming services to their country, you may hit a wall when it comes to accessing the likes of Amazon Prime or Sky Sport when overseas. However, by getting yourself a handy streaming VPN, you can hop on a server within the UK, New Zealand or the US (or anywhere else for that matter depending on where your online content is geo-restricted to), and this will switch your IP address to make it appear as if you're browsing right from the comfort of your own home.

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How to watch England vs Tonga in the UK for FREE

In the UK, this rugby international clash will be broadcast exclusively live via Amazon Prime. Coverage begins at 2.45pm GMT, ahead of the 3,15pm GMT kick off.

Prime members can live stream all of the action at no additional cost. A subscription to the service currently costs £79 per year or £7.99 per month, however new users can sign up for a FREE 30-day Amazon Prime trial which will give you full access to live sports coverage, Amazon's library of TV shows and films as well as free one-day delivery on purchases from Amazon's online store during that time.

How to live stream England vs Tonga: rugby international anywhere else in the world

Australian rugby fans can watch these two sides battle it out on Stan Sport, though kick-off is set for a somewhat inconvenient 2.15am AEDT on Saturday night/Sunday morning.

A Stan subscription currently costs $10 per month (on top of a $10 Stan sub), but you can take advantage of a 7-day FREE Stan Sport trial.

Rugby fans in New Zealand can watch this big game via Sky Sport, who have exclusive live broadcast rights.

Kick-off set for 4.15am NZDT early on Sunday morning.

Viewers based in South Africa looking to watch England vs Tonga can see all the action live from Cardiff via subscription service SuperSport at 5.15pm SAST on Saturday evening and via the network's streaming service for PC and Mac, as well as via SuperSport's dedicated app.

In the US you'll be able to live stream this rugby international clash via dedicated rugby streaming service FloRugby

A monthly subscription will set you back $29.99, with an annual subscription costing $150, with either option giving you access to the entire FloSports network, which includes coverage of cycling, motorsport and American Football.

Kick off in the States is at 11.15am ET / 8.15am PT on Saturday.

How to use a VPN to unblock any restrictions

If you're outside of your preferred broadcaster's boundaries, you can use a VPN to unblock any geo-restrictions and watch England vs Tonga live stream as if you were right at home. Here's our step-by-step guide on how to do just that.

  • VPN - standing for virtual private network - offers security and anonymity as you browse online, using set protocols to encrypt your data and make it unreadable to outsiders.
  • As a part of that, you can also switch your IP address, which identifies your location.
  • Most VPNs offer a list of locations where its servers are based to join. Connecting to them switches your IP to appear as if you're browsing from that country/city. In turn, you can then access content locked to that country.
  • When it comes to finding a VPN, you should make sure you find the best one that's suitable for your chosen device, with VPN providers offering compatibility for a ton of devices, including VPN for MacVPN for Android smartphones, an iPad VPN, and even a range of fairly nifty free VPNs.
  • Once you've made the decision for the most suitable VPN for your device and your means for using a VPN, sign-up and install it
  • To live stream England vs Tonga, all you need to do is select a country showing matches from its list of available servers and connect. You'll then be able to hop over geo-restrictions, with the likes of Prime Video and other services opening their online gates to you.
  • We also want to ensure your money is well spent, so we would recommend going for a VPN that offers a risk free trial. ExpressVPN is one of many providers that has a 30-day money back guarantee.

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