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Rugby World Cup 2023 Fixtures, Matches

Next rugby world cup is all set to be staged in France and it will be one of the biggest sporting events in 2023 year. Hosts France to play All Blacks in the opening match of tournament on 8th September at Stade de France, Saint-Denis. Final match of 2023 rugby world cup is scheduled to play on 28 October in Saint-Denis.

France to host rugby world cup 2023
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A total of 40 group matches are scheduled to play among 20 teams in the competition. Title defending champion South Africa is placed in Pool B with Ireland and Scotland. Proteas side to face Scotland in their first fixture Sunday 10 September, 2023 at Stade Velodrome, Marseille.

Knockout matches to kick off on 14th October with first two quarterfinal matches. Third and fourth quarterfinals to happen on 15. Semifinal games to be played on 20 and 21 October in Saint-Denis meanwhile bronze final to be held on 27th Oct.

Let’s have a look at the complete schedule and fixtures of Rugby world cup 2023.

2023 Rugby World Cup Matches

DATEMATCHFIXTUREVENUE
8 September 2023Match 1France vs New ZealandStade de France, Saint-Denis
9 September 2023Match 2Italy vs Africa 1Stade Geoffroy Guichard, Saint-Etienne
9 September 2023Match 3Ireland vs Europe 2Stade de Bordeaux, Bordeaux
9 September 2023Match 4Australia vs Europe 1Stade de France, Saint-Denis
9 September 2023Match 5England vs ArgentinaStade Velodrome, Marseille
10 September 2023Match 6Japan vs Americas 2Stadium de Toulouse, Toulouse
10 September 2023Match 7South Africa vs ScotlandStade Velodrome, Marseille
10 September 2023Match 8Wales vs FijiStade de Bordeaux, Bordeaux
14 September 2023Match 9France vs Americas 1Stade Pierre Mauroy, Lille
15 September 2023Match 10New Zealand vs Africa 1Stadium de Toulouse, Toulouse
16 September 2023Match 11Oceania 1 vs Americas 2Stade de Bordeaux, Bordeaux
16 September 2023Match 12Wales vs Final Qualifier WinnerStade de Nice, Nice
16 September 2023Match 13Ireland vs Asis/Pacific 1Stade de la Beaujoire, Nantes
17 September 2023Match 14South Africa vs Europe 2Stade de Bordeaux, Bordeaux
17 September 2023Match 15Australia vs FijiStade Geoffroy Guichard, Saint-Étienne
17 September 2023Match 16England vs JapanStade de Nice, Nice
20 September 2023Match 17Italy vs Americas 1Stade de Nice, Nice
21 September 2023Match 18France vs Africa 1Stade Vélodrome, Marseille
22 September 2023Match 19Argentina vs Oceania 1Stade Geoffroy Guichard, Saint-Étienne
23 September 2023Match 20Europe 1 vs Final Qualifier WinnerStadium de Toulouse, Toulouse
23 September 2023Match 21England vs Americas 2Stade Pierre Mauroy, Lille
23 September 2023Match 22South Africa vs IrelandStade de France, Saint-Denis
24 September 2023Match 23Scotland vs Asia/Pacific 1Stade de Nice, Nice
24 September 2023Match 24Wales vs AustraliaParc OL, Lyon
27 September 2023Match 25Africas 1 vs Americas 1Parc OL, Lyon
28 September 2023Match 26Japan vs Oceania 1Stadium de Toulouse, Toulouse
29 September 2023Match 27New Zealand vs ItalyParc OL, Lyon
30 September 2023Match 28Argentina vs Americas 2Stade de la Beaujoire, Nantes
30 September 2023Match 29Fiji vs Europe 1Stade de Bordeaux, Bordeaux
30 September 2023Match 30Scotland vs Europe 2Stade Pierre Mauroy, Lille
1 October 2023Match 31Australia vs Final Qualifier WinnerStade Geoffroy Guichard, Saint-Étienne
1 October 2023Match 32South Africa vs Asia/Pacific 1Stade Vélodrome, Marseille
5 October 2023Match 33New Zealand vs Americas 1Parc OL, Lyon
6 October 2023Match 34France vs ItalyParc OL, Lyon
7 October 2023Match 35Wales vs Europe 1Stade de la Beaujoire, Nantes
7 October 2023Match 36England vs Oceania 1Stade Pierre Mauroy, Lille
7 October 2023Match 37Ireland vs ScotlandStade de France, Saint-Denis
8 October 2023Match 38Japan vs ArgentinaStade de la Beaujoire, Nantes
8 October 2023Match 39Asia/Pacific 1 vs Europe 2Stade Pierre Mauroy, Lille
8 October 2023Match 40Fiji vs Final Qualifier WinnerStadium de Toulouse, Toulouse
14 October 2023Match 411st QuarterfinalStade Velodrome, Marseille
14 October 2023Match 422nd QuarterfinalStade de France, Saint-Denis
15 October 2023Match 433rd QuarterfinalStade Velodrome, Marseille
15 October 2023Match 444th QuarterfinalStade de France, Saint-Denis
20 October 2023Match 451st SemifinalStade de France, Saint-Denis
21 October 2023Match 462nd SemifinalStade de France, Saint-Denis
27 October 2023Match 47Bronze FinalStade de France, Saint-Denis
28 October 2023Match 48FinalStade de France, Saint-Denis

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