On July 15 in New Zealand, the Rugby Championship southern hemisphere tournament will feature a matchup between the Springboks vs All Blacks.
During the run-up to the Rugby World Cup in France in 2023, the defending champions South Africa will face their fiercest rivals New Zealand twice.
On August 25, the final warm-up for both countries before the World Cup begins in France on September 8 will take place at Twickenham in London.
If one of the teams wins a pool and the other finishes second, the teams would play each other in the World Cup quarterfinals.
With three each, South Africa and New Zealand have the most World Cup victories, followed by Australia with two and England with one.
All Blacks will play South Africa in London on Friday, 25 August (KO 7.30pm)
On Friday, August 25, at 7:30 p.m. (KO), the All Blacks will take on South Africa at Twickenham Stadium in London as the final stage of their buildup to the Rugby World Cup (RWC) 2023, which begins just two weeks later in Paris.
Just twice have the two fierce rivals faced up at England’s rugby stadium, the other being the All Blacks’ nail-biting 20-18 semi-final victory at the 2015 RWC.
Ian Foster, the head coach of the All Blacks, felt the test was a perfect warm-up for the team’s RWC opening against France a fortnight later.
Tickets are on sale now via Ticketmaster and the RFU. Secure your seats early and be part of this historic match from *£55 for adults and kids *£28.
Hospitality packages are available to purchase from £299 per person via www.twickenhamstadium.com
An announcement on the venues of the tests in New Zealand and Argentina, as well as the Boks’ training camps will be made in due course.
Springbok 2023 fixtures:
Castle Lager Rugby Championship:
Saturday, 8 July – Springboks v Australia (Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria)
Saturday, 15 July – Springboks v New Zealand (venue TBC)
Saturday, 29 July – Springboks v Argentina (Emirates Airline Park, Johannesburg)
RWC warm-up fixtures:
Saturday, 5 August – Springboks v Argentina (venue TBC)
Saturday, 19 August – Springboks v Wales (Principality Stadium, Cardiff)
Friday, 25 August – SA v New Zealand (Twickenham, London)
RWC pool fixtures:
Sunday, 10 September – Springboks v Scotland (Stade Velodrome, Marseille)
Sunday, 17 September – Springboks v Romania (Stade de Bordeaux, Bordeaux)
Saturday, 23 September – Springboks v Ireland (Stade de France, Paris)
Sunday, 1 October – Springboks v Tonga (Stade Velodrome, Marseille)
Weekend of 14/15 October – Quarterfinals
Weekend of 21/22 October – Semifinals
Saturday, 28 October – Final