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Rugby World Cup 2011 schedule and fixtures list

The fixtures and draw for the 2011 Rugby Union World Cup is listed below. The RWC will be staged in New Zealand and will be played over seven weekends, beginning on the 9th of September, with the final being played on October 23.  Also listed is the AEST kick-off time for all Rugby World Cup matches, and the rugby games Channel 9 will show on free to air TV. Fox Sports will broadcast all matches live.

Fox Sports will be showing every match of the tournament live and interrupted, while Channel 9 will be broadcasting all Australian matches, all quarter-finals, semi-finals, and finals live, and will be broadcasting the opening match between New Zealand and Tonga on delay, with the match being screened at 9.45pm on Friday night in eastern states, and 1.40am Saturday morning to all other areas.

For a Rugby World Cup TV schedule – try our definitive Rugby World Cup TV guide

Date No Pool Match details Location Stadium Kick off (AEDT)
Fri Sept 9 1 A New Zealand v Tonga Auckland Eden Park 6.30pm
Sat Sept 10 2 B Scotland v Romania Invercargill Rugby Park Stadium 11.00am
Sat Sept 10 3 D Fiji v Namibia Rotorua Rotorua International Stadium 1.30pm
Sat Sept 10 4 A France v Japan North Shore North Harbour Stadium 4.00pm
Sat Sept 10 5 B Argentina v England Dunedin Otago Stadium 6.30pm
Sun Sept 11 6 C Australia v Italy North Shore North Harbour Stadium 1.30pm
Sun Sept 11 7 C Ireland v USA New Plymouth Stadium Taranaki 4.00pm
Sun Sept 11 8 D South Africa v Wales Wellington Wellington Regional Stadium 6.30pm
Wed Sept 14 9 D Samoa v Namibia Rotorua Rotorua International Stadium 12.30pm
Wed Sept 14 10 A Tonga v Canada Whangarei Northland Events Centre 3.00pm
Wed Sept 14 11 B Scotland v Georgia Dunedin Carisbrook 5.30pm
Thurs Sept 15 12 C Russia v USA New Plymouth Stadium Taranaki 5.30pm
Fri Sept 16 13 A New Zealand v Japan Hamilton Waikato Stadium 6.00pm
Sat Sept 17 14 B Argentina v Romania Invercargill Rugby Park Stadium 1.30pm
Sat Sept 17 15 D South Africa v Fiji Wellington Wellington Regional Stadium 4.00pm
Sat Sept 17 16 C Australia v Ireland Auckland Eden Park 6.30pm
Sun Sept 18 17 D Wales v Samoa Hamilton Waikato Stadium 1.30pm
Sun Sept 18 18 B England v Georgia Dunedin Otago Stadium 4.00pm
Sun Sept 18 19 A France v Canada Napier McLean Park 6.30pm
Tues Sept 20 20 C Italy v Russia Nelson Trafalgar Park 5.30pm
Wed Sept 21 21 A Tonga v Japan Whangarei Northland Events Centre 5.30pm
Thurs Sept 22 22 D South Africa v Namibia North Shore North Harbour Stadium 6.00pm
Fri Sept 23 23 C Australia v USA Wellington Wellington Regional Stadium 6.30pm
Sat Sept 24 24 B England v Romania Dunedin Carisbrook 4.00pm
Sat Sept 24 25 A New Zealand v France Auckland Eden Park 6.30pm
Sun Sept 25 26 D Fiji v Samoa Auckland Eden Park 12.30pm
Sun Sept 25 27 C Ireland v Russia Rotorua Rotorua International Stadium 3.00pm
Sun Sept 25 28 B Argentina v Scotland Wellington Wellington Regional Stadium 5.30pm
Mon Sept 26 29 D Wales v Namibia New Plymouth Stadium Taranaki 4.30pm
Tues Sept 27 30 A Canada v Japan Napier McLean Park 2.00pm
Tues Sept 27 31 C Italy v USA Nelson Trafalgar Park 4.30pm
Wed Sept 28 32 B Georgia v Romania Palmerston North Arena Manawatu 4.30pm
Fri Sept 30 33 D South Africa v Samoa North Shore North Harbour Stadium 5.30pm
Sat Oct 1 34 C Australia v Russia Nelson Trafalgar Park 12.30pm
Sat Oct 1 35 A France v Tonga Wellington Wellington Regional Stadium 3.00pm
Sat Oct 1 36 B England v Scotland Auckland Eden Park 5.30pm
Sun Oct 2 37 B Argentina v Georgia Palmerston North Arena Manawatu 11.00am
Sun Oct 2 38 A New Zealand v Canada Wellington Wellington Regional Stadium 1.30pm
Sun Oct 2 39 D Wales v Fiji Hamilton Waikato Stadium 4.00pm
Sun Oct 2 40 C Ireland v Italy Dunedin Carisbrook 6.30pm
Sat Oct 8 41 QF1: Ireland v Wales Wellington Wellington Regional Stadium 4.00pm
Sat Oct 8 42 QF2: England v France Auckland Eden Park 6.30pm
Sun Oct 9 43 QF3: South Africa v Australia Wellington Wellington Regional Stadium 4.00pm
Sun Oct 9 44 QF4: New Zealand v Argentina Auckland Eden Park 6.30pm
Sat Oct 15 45 SF1: Wales v France Auckland Eden Park 7.00pm
Sun Oct 16 46 SF2: Australia v New Zealand Auckland Eden Park 7.00pm
Fri Oct 21 47 Wales v Australia Auckland Eden Park 6.30pm
Sun Oct 23 48 New Zealand v France Auckland Eden Park 7.00pm

Note: TV refers to Australian TV schedule for Rugby World Cup 2011 coverage.