The Rugby Championship 2016 is one of the international competitions in world rugby. Rugby Union contested annually by Argentina, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa. This competitions owned and managed by SANZAAR.
2016 Rugby Championship follows on from Super Rugby with a one week break in-between tournaments.
The fifth installment of the Rugby Championship will take place in 2016, returning to a full format after being condensed in 2015 due to the Rugby World Cup. The Wallabies, All Blacks, Springboks and Argentina will compete in a six-round tournament, playing each other side both home and away.
Following the conclusion of the 2016 Super Rugby season, which ends on the weekend of 6-7 August, 2016 The Rugby Championship will begin on Saturday August 20 when the Wallabies host the All Blacks in Sydney.
Argentina has been ranked as high as third in the Official World Rankings and has twice reached the Rugby World Cup semi-finals, a higher achievement than Wales, Italy, Scotland, and Ireland among The Six Nations teams.
2016 Investec Rugby Championship
|Date||Game||Home Venue||Time||Live Streaming|
|20 Aug||Australia v All Blacks||Sydney||20.05||HD|
|20 Aug||South Africa v Argentina||Nelspruit||17.00||HD|
|27 Aug||Argentina v South Africa||Salta||16.40||HD|
|27 Aug||All Blacks v Australia||Wellington||19.35||HD|
|10 Sep||All Blacks v Argentina||Hamilton||19.35||HD|
|10 Sep||Australia v South Africa||Brisbane||20.05||HD|
|17 Sep||Australia v Argentina||Perth||18.05||HD|
|17 Sep||All Blacks v South Africa||Christchurch||19.35||HD|
|01 Oct||South Africa v Australia||Pretoria||17.00||HD|
|01 Oct||Argentina v All Blacks||Buenos Aires||19.10||HD|
|08 Oct||South Africa v All Blacks||Durban||17.00||HD|
|08 Oct||Argentina v Australia||London||19.30||HD|
2016 “Extra” 3rd Bledisloe Cup Test
|22 Oct||All Blacks v Australia||Auckland||19.35||HD|