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Trio up for England next year

England will mark the 10-year-old anniversary of their Rugby World Cup triumph by opening their 2013 QBE autumn internationals with a fixture against Australia.

Stuart Lancaster's men will face the Wallabies on November 2 next year, a decade on from England's triumph over Australia in the 2003 World Cup final.

England, who are touring Argentina next summer, will tackle the Pumas again at Twickenham on November 9 before rounding off their three-Test series against world champions New Zealand.

2013 QBE Internationals:

Saturday, November 2 - England v Australia

Saturday, November 9 - England v Argentina

Saturday, November 16 - England v New Zealand


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