Poll: Will Boks go unbeaten in Europe?

The Springboks boast the best record of the southern-hemisphere giants heading to Europe in November, but which of these teams will go unbeaten in the Autumn Internationals?


With six victories to their name this season, the Springboks are the pick of the touring cohort with a 67% win rate in 2022.

The world champions started the Test season with a 2-1 home series victory over Wales before narrowly losing out to the All Blacks in the Rugby Championship, winning four games and losing two to finish as runners-up in the competition.

Springboks fixtures:
Ireland vs South Africa (5 November, 7:30pm, Aviva Stadium, Dublin)
France vs South Africa (12 November, 10pm, Stade Velodrome, Marseille)
Italy vs South Africa (19 November, 3pm, Stadio Ferrais, Genoa)
England vs South Africa (26 November, 7:30pm, Twickenham Stadium, London).

What happened when the Boks faced England at Twickenham last year:

New Zealand are the second most successful team of the southern- hemisphere outfits in a rather disappointing campaign by their high standards, winning five of their nine games to hand the All Blacks a 56% win rate in 2022.

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The All Blacks kicked off 2022 with a surprising 2-1 home series loss to Ireland, with the visitors securing their first series victory on New Zealand soil. The All Blacks would go on to claim four victories and lose two games in the Rugby Championship, with a superior points difference for their eighth title.

New Zealand fixtures:
Japan vs New Zealand (29 October, tbc, National Stadium, Tokyo)
Wales vs New Zealand (5 November, 5:15pm, Principality Stadium, Cardiff)
Scotland vs New Zealand (13 November, 4:15pm, BT Murrayfield, Edinburgh)
England vs New Zealand (19 November, 7:30pm, Twickenham Stadium, London).

What happened when the All Blacks played Wales in 2021:

With a 33% win rate, the Wallabies are the team with the lowest win percentage heading into the autumn fixtures, claiming only three victories in 2022 thus far.

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In a poor start to the year, the Australians lost a home Test series 2-1 to England, and it would not get much better in the Rugby Championship, winning only two games and losing four to end the competition placed third after beating Argentina on points difference.

Australia fixtures:
Scotland vs Australia (29 October, 7:30pm, BT Murrayfield, Edinburgh)
France vs Australia (5 November, 10pm, Stade de France, Paris)
Italy vs Australia (12 November, 3pm, Stadio Franchi, Florence)
Ireland vs Australia (19 November, 10pm, Aviva Stadium, Dublin)
Wales vs Australia (26 November, 5:15pm, Principality Stadium, Cardiff)

What happened when Australia played Scotland in 2021:

Argentina’s exploits have been hit and miss in 2022, winning four matches but losing five, leaving Los Pumas with a 44% win rate.

Argentina started with a bang, securing a sensational 2-1 home series victory over Scotland, and arguably the moment of their season would come in the Rugby Championship, beating the All Blacks 25-18 at Christchurch to secure a first victory in New Zealand over the hosts. However, they won just one of their remaining five Rugby Championship games (against Australia) and finished bottom of the log.

Argentina fixtures:
England vs Argentina (6 November, 4:15pm, Twickenham Stadium, London)
Wales vs Argentina (12 November, 7:30pm, Principality Stadium, Cardiff)
Scotland vs Argentina (19 November, 5:15pm, BT Murrayfield, Edinburgh).

What happened when Argentina played Wales in their last friendly in 2021: 

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This poll has ended (since 1 year).

Which one of the southern hemisphere giants is most likely to go unbeaten in November?

New Zealand

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