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The Rugby Championship/Tri Nations draw 2020

Tom Banks on the run for the Wallabies. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

The 2020 Rugby Championship has been replaced by a Tri-Nations series after South Africa announced it wouldn’t be travelling to Australia. The Tri-Nations will take place in October, November and Decemeber with all matches to be played in Australia. Check out the Tri-Nations Series fixtures here.

While the ongoing coronavirus pandemic initially caused the competition to be postponed, SANZAAR has confirmed a new, six-week iteration of the tournament to be hosted in Australia late in the year. Every match will be played in New South Wales with the exception of one, which will take place in Queensland.

All matches will be played on Saturdays, beginning with a standalone Australia versus New Zealand clash at ANZ Stadium before the competition moves to Queensland.

The Tri-Nations then returns to New South Wales before the competition wraps up with the Wallabies vs Argentina on December 5 at Bankwest Stadium.

Tri Nations draw 2020

All times AEDT – Sydney/Melbourne time

Date Time Match Venue
Oct 31 7:45pm Australia 5 def. by New Zealand 43 ANZ Stadium
Nov 7 7:45pm Australia 24 def. New Zealand 22 Suncorp Stadium
Nov 14 5:10pm New Zealand 15 def. by Argentina 25 Bankwest Stadium
Nov 21 7:45pm Australia 15 dr. with Argentina 15 McDonald Jones Stadium
Nov 28 7:45pm Argentina vs New Zealand McDonald Jones Stadium
Dec 5 7:45pm Australia vs Argentina Bankwest Stadium

The Rugby Championship results 2019

Due to the 2019 Rugby World Cup, the 2019 Rugby Championship was shortened to just three rounds. South Africa won their first Rugby Championship with two wins and a draw.

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Date Time (AEST) Fixture
Sun Jul 21 1:05am South Africa 35 def. Australia 17
Sun Jul 21 4:05am Argentina 16 def. by New Zealand 20
Sat Jul 27 5:35pm New Zealand 16 dr. with South Africa 16
Sat Jul 27 7:45pm Australia 16 def. Argentina 10
Sat Aug 10 7:45pm Australia 47 def. New Zealand 26
Sun Aug 11 5:40am Argentina 13 def. by South Africa 46
Sat Aug 17 5:35pm New Zealand 36 def. Australia 0*
Sun Aug 18 1:05am South Africa 24 def. Argentina 18*

*Match not part of the Rugby Championship

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