2008 end of year rugby tests

The 2008 end of year rugby tests, also known as the Autumn internationals in the northern hemisphere sees Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Argentina, the Pacific Islanders and Canada tour Europe. The tour ends with the traditional 'final challenge' Barbarians match, against Australia, which will be the first rugby union Test at the new Wembley stadium. Also a Bledisloe Cup match will be contested by New Zealand and Australia outside of the Tri Nations for the first time, the match will be contested in Hong Kong with the hope of raising awareness of rugby in China.

Week 1

rugbybox
date = 1 November
0830 GMT
home = ru-rt|NZ | score = vs.
away = ru|AUS | homescore = | stadium = Hong Kong Stadium, Hong Kong
attendance =
referee = Alan Lewis flagicon|IRE|rugby
----rugbybox
date = 1 November
TBC GMT
home = ru-rt|POR
score = vs.
away = ru|CAN
homescore =
stadium =
attendance =
referee =
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Week 2

rugbybox
date = 8 November
1430 GMT
home = ru-rt|ENG | score = vs.
away = PIru | homescore = | stadium = Twickenham, London
attendance =
referee = Matt Goddard flagicon|AUS
----rugbybox
date = 8 November
2000 GMT
home = ru-rt|FRA | score = vs.
away = ru|ARG | homescore = | stadium = Stade Vélodrome, Marseille
attendance =
referee = Steve Walsh flagicon|NZL
----rugbybox
date = 8 November
1715 GMT
home = ru-rt|IRE | score = vs.
away = ru|CAN | homescore = | stadium = Thomond Park, Limerick
attendance =
referee = Christophe Berdos flagicon|FRA
----rugbybox
date = 8 November
1400 GMT
home = ru-rt|ITA | score = vs.
away = ru|AUS | homescore = | stadium = Stadio Euganeo, Padua
attendance =
referee = Bryce Lawrence flagicon|NZL
----rugbybox
date = 8 November
1715 GMT
home = ru-rt|SCO | score = vs.
away = ru|NZ | homescore = | stadium = Murrayfield, Edinburgh
attendance =
referee = Wayne Barnes flagicon|ENG
----rugbybox
date = 8 November
1430 GMT
home = ru-rt|WAL | score = vs.
away = ru|RSA | homescore = | stadium = Millennium Stadium, Cardiff
attendance =
referee = Alain Rolland flagicon|IRE|rugby
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Week 3

rugbybox
date = 14 November
1930 GMT
home = ru-rt|WAL | score = vs.
away = ru|CAN | homescore = | stadium = Millennium Stadium, Cardiff
attendance =
referee = Stuart Dickinson flagicon|RSA
----rugbybox
date = 15 November
1430 GMT
home = ru-rt|ENG | score = vs.
away = ru|AUS | homescore = | stadium = Twickenham, London
attendance =
referee = Steve Walsh flagicon|NZL
----rugbybox
date = 15 November
1400 GMT
home = ru-rt|FRA | score = vs.
away = PIru | homescore = | stadium = Stade Auguste Bonal, Montbéliard
attendance =
referee = Nigel Owens flagicon|WAL
----rugbybox
date = 15 November
1715 GMT
home = ru-rt|IRE | score = vs.
away = ru|NZ | homescore = | stadium = Croke Park, Dublin
attendance =
referee = Mark Lawrence flagicon|RSA
----rugbybox
date = 15 November
1400 GMT
home = ru-rt|ITA | score = vs.
away = ru|ARG | homescore = | stadium = Stadio Olimpico di Torino, Turin
attendance =
referee = Marius Jonker flagicon|RSA
----rugbybox
date = 15 November
1430 GMT
home = ru-rt|SCO | score = vs.
away = ru|RSA | homescore = | stadium = Murrayfield, Edinburgh
attendance =
referee = David Pearson flagicon|ENG
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Week 4

rugbybox
date = 22 November
1430 GMT
home = ru-rt|ENG | score = vs.
away = ru|RSA | homescore = | stadium = Twickenham, London
attendance =
referee = Nigel Owens flagicon|WAL
----rugbybox
date = 22 November
2000 GMT
home = ru-rt|FRA | score = vs.
away = ru|AUS | homescore = | stadium = Stade de France, Paris
attendance =
referee = Craig Joubert flagicon|RSA
----rugbybox
date = 22 November
1445 GMT
home = ru-rt|IRE | score = vs.
away = ru|ARG | homescore = | stadium = Croke Park, Dublin
attendance =
referee = Bryce Lawrence flagicon|AUS
----rugbybox
date = 22 November
1400 GMT
home = ru-rt|ITA | score = vs.
away = PIru | homescore = | stadium = Stadio Giglio, Reggio Emilia
attendance =
referee = Wayne Barnes flagicon|ENG
----rugbybox
date = 22 November
1445 GMT
home = ru-rt|SCO | score = vs.
away = ru|CAN | homescore = | stadium = Pittodrie, Aberdeen
attendance =
referee = George Clancy flagicon|IRE|rugby
----rugbybox
date = 22 November
1715 GMT
home = ru-rt|WAL | score = vs.
away = ru|NZ | homescore = | stadium = Millennium Stadium, Cardiff
attendance =
referee = Jonathan Kaplan flagicon|RSA
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Week 5

rugbybox
date = 29 November
1430 GMT
home = ru-rt|ENG | score = vs.
away = ru|NZ | homescore = | stadium = Twickenham, London
attendance =
referee = Alain Rolland flagicon|IRE|rugby
----rugbybox
date = 29 November
1430 GMT
home = ru-rt|WAL | score = vs.
away = ru|AUS | homescore = | stadium = Millennium Stadium, Cardiff
attendance =
referee = Alan Lewis flagicon|IRE|rugby
----rugbybox
date = 3 December
1945 GMT
home = Barbarians | score = vs.
away = ru|AUS | homescore = | stadium = Wembley, London
attendance =
referee = Chris White flagicon|ENG
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