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When will the teams be announced this week?

When will the teams be announced this week?

Freddie Steward England South Africa

The final round of the 2022 Autumn Nations Series will take place on Saturday with just four teams competing for a closing victory.

Following an exhilarating and packed set of fixtures in Round 3, Wales welcome Australia at 3.15pm before England host South Africa at Twickenham at 5.30pm.

With some closely fought battles lighting up this year’s series, team selection will be a key factor in deciding which nations finish victorious on Saturday.

Here is when you can expect all of the team announcements:

Wales v Australia

Wales were stunned by a 13-12 loss to Georgia in Round 3 and will be looking for a strong performance in their final Autumn Nations outing.

Australia have won one game out of four this Autumn Nations Series, with three narrow losses on the bounce, meaning both teams will be hungry to finish on a high on Saturday.

Wales celebrate after Rhys Priestland kicks a penalty to win the game

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Wayne Pivac’s side edged out Australia 29-28 during the 2021 Autumn Nations Series to claim their 13th win in 44 occasions.

Pivac will announce his team to face the Wallabies at 12.30pm on Thursday, whilst the Australia team will be released at 2pm the same day.

England v South Africa

England clawed back to earn a 25-25 draw against New Zealand at Twickenham last weekend, with three tries in eight minutes erasing the All Blacks’lead.

South Africa are the only team to head into the final round off the back of a win, with a 63-21 victory over Italy in Round 3.

Marcus Smith Player of the Series

The world champions return to Twickenham with memories of a dramatic 27-26 defeat to England in the 2021 Autumn Nations.

Eddie Jones will announce his Round 4 squad at 11.15am on Thursday, whilst Jacques Nienaber is expected to name his South Africa squad on Tuesday at 10.45am.

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