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Italy vs South Africa: Live stream, TV channel, kick-off time and team news for autumn international

SOUTH AFRICA head to Italy for their third autumn international, looking to avenge last year’s humiliating 20-18 defeat in Florence.

The Springboks have had mixed fortunes in their tour so far this year, with one win and one loss.

 South Africa edged out France in last week's autumn international

CHRISTIAN HARTMANN

South Africa edged out France in last week’s autumn international

After being hammered 38-3 by Ireland at the Aviva Stadium, Allister Coetzee’s side restored some pride with an 18-17 win over France in Paris.

The Italians have also won one and lost one, beating Fiji 19-10 before being easily overcome by Argentina and losing 31-15.

When is Italy vs South Africa?

Italy take on South Africa on Saturday, November 25.

The match will kick off at 2pm UK time.

That’s 3pm in Italy and 4pm in South Africa.

It will be played at the Stadio Plebiscito, Padua.

What TV channel is Italy vs South Africa on?

Italy vs South Africa will be live on Premier Sports.

Coverage will begin five minutes before kick-off at 1.55pm.

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Team news

Italy: 15 Jayden Hayward, 14 Angelo Esposito, 13 Tommaso Boni, 12 Tommaso Castello, 11 Mattia Bellini, 10 Carlo Canna, 9 Marcello Violi; 1 Andrea Lovotti, 2 Luca Bigi, 3 Simone Ferrari, 4 Marco Fuser, 5 Dean Budd, 6 Giovanni Licata, 7 Abraham Steyn, 8 Sergio Parisse (c).

Replacements: 16 Leonardo Ghiraldini, 17 Federico Zani, 18 Tiziano Pasquali, 19 Francesco Minto, 20 Renato Giammarioli, 21 Edoardo Gori, 22 Ian McKinley, 23 Matteo Minozzi.

South Africa: 15 Andries Coetzee, 14 Dillyn Leyds, 13 Jesse Kriel, 12 Francois Venter, 11 Courtnall Skosan, 10 Handre Pollard, 9 Ross Cronje; 1 Tendai Mtawarira, 2 Bongi Mbonambi, 3 Wilco Louw, 4 Eben Etzebeth (c), 5 Lood de Jager, 6 Francois Louw, 7 Pieter Steph du Toit, 8 Duane Vermeulen.

Replacements: 16 Chiliboy Ralepelle, 17 Steven Kitshoff, 18 Trevor Nyakane, 19 Franco Mostert, 20 Dan du Preez, 21 Rudy Paige, 22 Elton Jantjies, 23 Warrick Gelant.

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