NZ v SA Rugby 2022 Rugby Championship in Mbombela “7 August, 3.05am NZT “


It is possible to watch NZ vs SA Rugby Championship games online or on TV without an expensive Cable TV package. The Springboks will host the All Blacks in the opening match of the 2022 Rugby Championship at the Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit on Saturday, 6 August 2022.

The Boks have made three changes to the starting team that ran out for their final Test against Wales as they unveiled the matchday 23 for the Rugby Championship fixture against New Zealand in Nelspruit on Saturday, where Malcolm Marx will earn his 50th Test cap.

NZ vs SA Rugby Live Stream

Game New Zealand vs South Africa | Boks vs Abs Rugby
Venue Mbombela Stadium, Mbombela
Date & time 06 August 2022
Television SKY Sports & Foxtel Now
Streaming WATCH HERE

Marx will run out at hooker in place of Bongi Mbonambi, while Faf de Klerk comes in at scrumhalf in a rotational switch with Jaden Hendrikse. The only injury-enforced change is on the right wing, where Kurt-Lee Arendse will earn his second Test cap in place of Cheslin Kolbe, who is recovering from a broken jaw.

NZ vs SA Rugby

2022 New Zealand Rugby Fixtures

2022 August 06 Mbombela Stadium, Mbombela Springboks vs All Blacks
2022 August 13 Emirates Airline Park, Johannesburg South Africa vs New Zealand
2022 August 27 Orangetheory Stadium, Christchurch New Zealand vs Argentina
2022 September 03 FMG Stadium Waikato, Hamilton
New Zealand vs Argentina
2022 September 15 Marvel Stadium, Melbourne All Blacks vs Wallabies
2022 September 24 Eden Park, Auckland Australia vs New Zealand

A year out from a World Cup, the All Blacks would normally be fine-tuning combinations and building belief with a string of thumping wins but instead find themselves mired in their biggest crisis of confidence in decades.

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Humbled by northern hemisphere opponents on tour last season, the last traces of the All Blacks’ aura of invincibility vanished in the home series defeat by Ireland, leaving a success-spoiled fan base in rare anguish.

Ian Foster’s men will soon find out how deep the corrosion has spread when they defend their Rugby Championship title against emboldened southern hemisphere rivals.

How to watch All Blacks vs Springboks matches on TV

(All times BST)

Round 1

  • South Africa v New Zealand (Mbombela Stadium, Mbombela) 4.05pm on Saturday, August 6 – Sky Sports
  • Argentina v Australia (Estadio Malvinas Argentinas, Mendoza) 8.10pm on Saturday, August 6 – Sky Sports

Round 2

  • South Africa v New Zealand (Emirates Airlines Park, Johannesburg) 4.05pm on Saturday, August 6 – Sky Sports
  • Argentina v Australia (Estadio Bicentenario, San Juan) 8.10pm on Saturday, August 13 – Sky Sports

Round 3

  • Australia v South Africa (Adelaide Oval, Adelaide) 6.30am on Saturday, August 27  – Sky Sports
  • New Zealand v Argentina (Orangetheory Stadium, Christchurch) 8.45am on Saturday, August 27 – Sky Sports

Round 4

  • New Zealand v Argentina (FMG Stadium Waikato, Hamilton) 8.05am on Saturday, September 3 – Sky Sports
  • Australia vs South Africa (Allianz Stadium, Sydney) 10.35am on Saturday, September 3 – Sky Sports

Round 5

  • Australia vs New Zealand (Marvel Stadium, Melbourne) 10.45am on Thursday, September 15 – Sky Sports
  • Argentina vs South Africa (Estadio Jose Amalfitani, Buenos Aires) 8.10pm on Saturday, September 17 – Sky Sports

Round 6

  • New Zealand vs Australia (Eden Park, Auckland) 8.05am on Saturday, September 24 – Sky Sports
  • South Africa vs Argentina (Hollywoodbets Kings Park, Durban) 4.05pm on Saturday, September 24 – Sky Sports

NZ vs SA Rugby TEAMS:


15 Damian Willemse, 14 Kurt-Lee Arendse, 13 Lukhanyo Am, 12 Damian de Allende, 11 Makazole Mapimpi, 10 Handre Pollard, 9 Faf de Klerk, 8 Jasper Wiese, 7 Pieter-Steph du Toit, 6 Siya Kolisi (captain), 5 Lood de Jager, 4 Eben Etzebeth, 3 Frans Malherbe, 2 Malcolm Marx, 1 Trevor Nyakane

Substitutes: 16 Bongi Mbonambi, 17 Steven Kitshoff, 18 Vincent Koch, 19 Salmaan Moerat, 20 Franco Mostert, 21 Kwagga Smith, 22 Jaden Hendrikse, 23 Willie le Roux

All Blacks

15 Jordie Barrett, 14 Will Jordan, 13 Rieko Ioane, 12 David Havili, 11 Caleb Clarke, 10 Beauden Barrett, 9 Aaron Smith, 8 Ardie Savea, 7 Sam Cane (captain), 6 Akira Ioane, 5 Scott Barrett, 4 Sam Whitelock, 3 Angus Ta’avao, 2 Samson Taukei’aho, 1 George Bower

Substitutes: 16 Dane Coles, 17 Ethan de Groot, 18 Tyrel Lomax, 19 Tupou Vaa’i, 20 Shannon Frizell, 21 Finlay Christie, 22 Richie Mo’unga, 23 Quinn Tupaea