Springboks

Boks to tackle All Blacks in Durban

2015-11-09 09:00
Kings Park (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Current Six Nations champions Ireland will play a three-Test series against the Springboks in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Port Elizabeth in June 2016, the South African Rugby Union (SARU) announced on Friday.

SARU also confirmed that back-to-back Rugby World Cup champions, New Zealand, would venture away from Johannesburg for the first time since 2011 when they meet the Springboks at Kings Park in Durban, on October 8 in the Rugby Championship.

Rugby World Cup finalists Australia return to Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria, while their semi-final opponents, Argentina, will venture into new territory for the Pumas, in Nelspruit, when they take on the Boks in the opening round of the Rugby Championship on August 20.

Springbok home fixtures in 2016:

Incoming Series v Ireland

 - June 11: South Africa v Ireland (1st Test), Newlands, Cape Town

 - June 18: South Africa v Ireland (2nd Test), Ellis Park, Johannesburg

 - June 25: South Africa v Ireland (3rd Test), Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Port Elizabeth

Rugby Championship (home fixtures)

 - August 20: South Africa v Argentina, Mbombela Stadium, Nelspruit

 - October 1: South Africa v Australia, Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria

 - October 8: South Africa v New Zealand, Kings Park, Durban

Read more on:    springboks  |  rugby championship  |  rugby

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team
Vote

Who should walk away the winner in the Team of the Year category at the 2020 Laureus World Sports Awards?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2018/19 Absa Premiership season is in full swing. Will Mamelodi Sundowns retain their title? Or can one of Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates, Wits, SuperSport United - or another team perhaps - snatch glory from the Brazilians? Be sure to visit Sport24 for all the latest news!

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.