The 5th version of the expanded annual southern-hemisphere Investec Rugby Championship 2016 will kick off from August, 20th 2016. The Rugby teams that will feature in this year’s 2016 Rugby Championship are Argentina (UAR), South Africa (Springboks), Australia (ARU) and New Zealand (All Blacks).
Investec 2016 Rugby Championship PREVIEW
The 2016 Rugby Championship will start with Australia taking on All Blacks at ANZ Stadium, Sydney on August 20, 2016. The Championship will end on 8th October 2016 where Argentina will play against Australia at Twickenham Stadium, London, England.
This will be the first time any Rugby Championship game is going to be held outside the 4 countries home soil who are playing in the tournament. Australia are the current defending champions of Rugby Championship having won their 1st title in 2015.
Investec Rugby Championship 2016 SCHEDULE / fixtures
|20th August||Australia vs New Zealand
||ANZ Stadium, Sydney||20:05 AEST||0-0|
|20th August||South Africa vs Argentina||Mbombela Stadium, Nelspruit||17:00 SAST||0-0|
|27th August||Argentina vs South Africa||Estadio Padre Ernesto Martearena||16:40 AST||0-0|
||New Zealand vs Australia||Westpac Stadium, Wellington||7:35 PM (NZT)
||New Zealand vs Argentina||Waikato Stadium, Hamilton||7:35 PM (NZT)
|10th September||Australia vs South Africa||Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane||20:05 AEST||0-0|
|17th September||Australia vs Argentina||Nib Stadium, Perth||18:05 AWST
|17th September||New Zealand vs South Africa||AMI Stadium, Christchurch||7:35 PM (NZT)
|1st October||South Africa vs Australia||Loftus Versfeld Stadium, Pretoria||17:00 SAST||0-0|
|1st October||Argentina vs New Zealand
||River Plate Stadium, Buenos Aires||16:40 AST||0-0|
|8th October||South Africa vs New Zealand
||Growthpoint Kings Park, Durban||17:00 SAST||0-0|
|8th October||Argentina vs Australia||Twickenham Stadium, London, England||19:30 BST||0-0|
Note* : – Above match timings may change. Please refer official Investec 2016 Rugby Championship blog for more info.
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