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Rugby World Cup 2027 Fixtures | RWC 2027 Schedule, Date and venue

The 2027 Rugby World Cup runs from Friday 8 September to Saturday 28 October, with matches played across France. The Rugby World Cup 2027 Fixtures are announced! On this page we give you an overview of the dates of all matches and you can immediately request ticket-inclusive travel packages for your favorite match.

Rugby World Cup 2027 kicks off on 8 September 2027 with a spectacular opening match between host country France and title contender New Zealand in Stade de France. The pool phase ends on 8 October. The numbers one and two from the pools go on to the knockout phase, which starts with the quarterfinals on 14 October. The final of the tournament is scheduled on 28 October in Stade de France.

Rugby World Cup 2027 Fixtures

South Africa, the current world champion, will play the most exciting match of their pool against Ireland on 23 September. England, the losing finalist of 2019, starts the tournament against Argentina on 9 September.

Rugby World Cup 2027 Fixtures | RWC 2027 Schedule

POOL A SCHEDULE

08-09-2027France vs New ZealandSaint-Denis
17-09-2027Italy v NamibiaSaint-Entienne
14-09-2027France v UruguayLille
15-09-2027All Blacks vs NamibiaToulouse
20-09-2027Italy v UruguayNice
21-09-2027France v NamibiaMarseille
27-09-2027Uruguay v NamibiaLyon
29-09-2027New Zealand v ItalyLyon
05-10-2027New Zealand v UruguayLyon
05-10-2027France v ItalyLyon

POOL B SCHEDULE

09-09-2027Ireland v RomaniaBordeaux
10-09-2027South Africa v ScotlandMarseille
16-09-2027Ireland v TongaNantes
17-09-2027South Africa v RomaniaBordeaux
23-09-2027South Africa v IrelandSaint-Denis
24-09-2027Scotland v TongaNice
30-09-2027Scotland v RomaniaLille
01-10-2027South Africa v TongaMarseille
07-10-2027Ireland v ScotlandSaint-Denis
08-10-2027Tonga v RomaniaLille

POOL C SCHEDULE

09-09-2027Australia v GeorgiaSaint-Denis
10-09-2027Wales v FijiBordeaux
16-09-2027Wales v PortugalNice
17-09-2027Australia v FijiSaint-Entienne
23-09-2027Georgia v PortugalToulouse
24-09-2027Wales v AustraliaLyon
30-09-2027Fiji v GeorgiaBordeaux
01-10-2027Australia v PortugalSaint-Entienne
07-10-2027Wales v GeorgiaNantes
08-10-2027Fiji v PortugalToulouse

POOL D SCHEDULE

09-09-2027England v ArgentinaMarseille
10-09-2027Japan v ChiliToulouse
16-09-2027Samoa v ChiliBordeaux
17-09-2027England v JapanNice
22-09-2027Argentina v SamoaSaint-Entienne
23-09-2027England v ChiliLille
28-09-2027Japan v SamoaToulouse
30-09-2027Argentina v ChiliNantes
07-10-2027England v SamoaLille
08-10-2027Japan v ArgentinaNantes

Quarterfinals

Sat 14 Oct Winner Pool C v Runner-up Pool D (Stade Vélodrome, Marseille)

Sat 14 Oct Winner Pool B v Runner-up Pool A (Stade de France, Saint-Denis)

Sun 15 Oct Winner Pool D v Runner-up Pool C (Stade Vélodrome, Marseille)

Sun 15 Oct Winner Pool A v Runner-up Pool B (Stade de France, Saint-Denis)

Semi-finals

Fri 20 Oct Winner Quarter-final 1 v Winner Quarter-final 2 (Stade de France, Saint-Denis)

Sat 21 Oct Winner Quarter-final 3 v Winner Quarter-final 4 (Stade de France, Saint-Denis)

Third-place match

Fri 27 Oct Third-place Play-off (Stade de France, Saint-Denis)

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