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Preview of Available 2016-17 Rugby Match Dates


By Connor Christopher

As the winter season approaches, it means that the rugby season isn’t too far away. The Autumn Internationals are set to take place before Christmas, and then the RBS 6 Nations will be underway in the New Year. There is so much rugby to look forward to at a number of stadiums around the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland. Here we take a look at some of the biggest upcoming games with tickets still available.

England v South Africa – Old Mutual Wealth Series 2016
Twickenham Stadium – Saturday 12th November 2016

The iconic Springboks are set to face England in their inaugural game of the Old Mutual Wealth Series. South Africa are a very tough team who will certainly provide a challenging test for Eddie Jones and his Red Roses. England are currently number 2 in the world and will hoping a win over the Springboks could help close the gap on the All Blacks at the top.

Ireland v New Zealand Hospitality 2016 – Guinness Series
Saturday 19th November 2016

Speaking of the All Blacks, they’ll be providing a stern test against the Irish later in November at the start of the Autumn Internationals. The confident New Zealand team have never lost to Ireland with a record of 27 wins and one draw. Their closes previous game was in 2013 with late New Zealand penalty deciding the winner. You won’t want to miss this game to see if Ireland can finally break the streak.

Wales v England Hospitality – RBS 6 Nations 2017
Saturday 11th February 2017

The second weekend of the RBS 6 Nations sees Wales in their first home fixture against England. England were triumphant overall in the 2016 competition and will be looking to repeat their success in 2017, but the roaring Welsh Dragons will have other ideas. It is still possible to book your Wales vs. England hospitality for this must see event.

Ireland v England Hospitality – RBS 6 Nations 2017
Saturday 18th March 2017

Dublin will be the location for the final fixture of the 2017 RBS 6 Nations as Ireland will take on England at the Aviva Stadium. As if the rivalry between the two countries, the match will take place over St Patrick’s weekend which adds even more pressure for the Shamrocks to get a positive result. The Millennium trophy will also be decided which means this match will have even more added intensity.


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