England have not played Canada since 2004 at Twickenham Stadium, which saw Jason Robinson captain his first game to result in a 70-0 win, where he scored a hat-trick.
The Rugby Football Union is hopeful Twickenham will be 50% full for England’s summer Tests against the USA and Canada in July after confirming the decision to switch the proposed tour of North America to home soil.
live Rugby England vs Canada with Eurosport. The match starts at 15:00 on 10 July 2021.
Subject to government guidance, the RFU is optimistic of being allowed to admit 41,000 supporters for the matches against the USA – which will take place on 4 July – and Canada on 10 July. An England A fixture has also been arranged for the first time in five years with Scotland A due at Welford Road on Sunday 27 June. The RFU has decided to revert back to “A” – instead of Saxons – but it is understood any debutants will still be tied to England.