Investec 2016 Rugby Championship Schedule, Fixtures, Preview, Matches And News


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

Match Date Matches
Venue Match Time
Game Result 
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
27th August
New Zealand vs Australia Westpac Stadium, Wellington 7:35 PM (NZT)
10th September
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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