Autumn Nations Cup 2020: how to watch TV coverage of Italy vs Scotland rugby match on Amazon Prime Video - and kick off time

Scotland look to build on their late Six Nations form in inaugural Autumn Nations Cup

Scotland's Stuart Hogg pictured in Six Nations action. (Pic: Getty Images)
Scotland's Stuart Hogg pictured in Six Nations action. (Pic: Getty Images)

Scotland kick off their inaugural Autumn Nations Cup campaign on Saturday 14 November when they travel to face Italy in Florence.

Buoyed by their finish to this year’s elongated Six Nations, the Scots will be looking to continue in a similar vein of form over the coming weeks.

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Gregor Townsend’s side earned many plaudits for the way they overcame Italy, France and Wales following defeats to Ireland and England earlier in the tournament.

After the visit to Italy, they will face France then Fiji at Murrayfield over the following two weekends before the final round of fixtures to determine the final placings on December 5-6.

But before all that Townsend’s troops have Italy firmly in their sights.

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When do Scotland face Italy in the Autumn Nations Cup?

Other round one games of the new tournament include Ireland v Wales (Friday 13 November), England v Georgia (Saturday 14 November). France v Fiji (Sunday 15 November) has been cancelled after positive Covid tests.

What time does Italy v Scotland kick off?

The match between Italy and Scotland will kick off at 12.45pm.

All kick-off times are structured for the TV audience so that fans can watch as much live international rugby as possible.

Ireland v Wales kicks off at 7pm the night before, England v Georgia face each other at 3pm on the same day as Scotland v Italy.

Where is Italy v Scotland being held?

Scotland will face Italy in the Stadio Artemio Franchi in Florence.

Ireland v Wales will take place in the Aviva Stadium, England v Georgia at Twickenham. France v Fiji was scheduled to be played at the Stade de la Rabine in Vannes.

What TV channel is showing Italy v Scotland?

Amazon Prime Video acquired the broadcast rights to Italy v Scotland and most of the Autumn Nations Cup matches, meaning the games won’t be shown on any terrestrial TV channels.

Viewers will be able to watch the match via the Amazon Prime Video app either through their smart TV or digital device, or use an Amazon Fire TV stick or Google Chromecast to screen it on their TVs.

What was the score the last time Scotland played Italy?

Supporters won’t have to think back too far to this year’s Six Nations tournament which saw Scotland register a comfortable 17-0 defeat of Italy in February.

Tries from captain Stuart Hogg, Chris Harris and Adam Hastings, who also added a conversion, gave Scotland their first win in six games in the Six Nations.

The Italians endured another difficult Six Nations in 2020, losing all five of their fixtures amid speculation Georgia may take their place in the tournament in future years.