Cape Town gets All Blacks Test

SA Rugby has confirmed the venues for the Springboks' three home matches in this year's Rugby Championship.

The Boks' first game of the tournament will be against Argentina at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth.

Their last two fixtures will also be at home, against Australia at the Free State Stadium in Bloemfontein on 30 September, and the following Saturday against New Zealand in Cape Town.

The venue in Cape Town is dependent on the outcome of an application for a safety certificate in relation to the first-choice venue, Newlands.

This will be the All Blacks’ first visit to the Mother City since 2008.

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Springbok Rugby Championship fixtures:

19 August: vs Argentina, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Port Elizabeth
26 August: vs Argentina, Estadio Padre Ernesto Martearena, Salta
9 September: vs Australia, NIB Stadium, Perth
16 September: vs New Zealand, QBE Stadium, Albany
30 September: vs Australia, Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein
7 October: Springboks vs New Zealand, Newlands (TBC), Cape Town

Photo: Duif du Toit/Gallo Images

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Simon Borchardt