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eToro Rugby Championship relocated to Queensland

Tuesday 24 August 2021 11:14am

The Wallabies-Los Pumas rugby test match scheduled for McDonald Jones Stadium on Saturday 25 September has been relocated to Queensland.

 

Rugby Australia has confirmed that as a result of the continuing COVID scenario across NSW and elsewhere, all Rugby Championship matches from round three onwards will be played in Brisbane, Townsville and the Gold Coast.

 

Rugby Australia CEO Andy Marinos said ticketholders to the McDonald Jones Stadium Test would be fully refunded.

 

“We hope everyone stays safe and we look forward to bringing world class rugby to fans right across the country next year,” he said.

 

2021 Rugby Championship match schedule 

Round One
Sat 14 August: New Zealand 57 v Australia 22 at Eden Park, Auckland
Sat 14 August: South Africa 32 v Argentina 12 at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Port Elizabeth

 

Round Two
Sat 21 August: Argentina 29 v South Africa 10 at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Port Elizabeth

Date TBC: Australia v New Zealand - Optus Stadium, Perth

 

Round Three
Sun 12 September: New Zealand v Argentina at Cbus Super Stadium, Gold Coast 
Sun 12 September:  South Africa v Australia at Cbus Super Stadium, Gold Coast 
 

Round Four
Sat 18 September: Argentina v New Zealand at Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane
Sat 18 September:  Australia v South Africa at Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane
 

Round Five
Sat 25 September:  Australia v Argentina at Queensland Country Bank Stadium, Townsville 
Sat 25 September: New Zealand v South Africa at Queensland Country Bank Stadium, Townsville 

Round Six
Sat 2 October: Argentina v Australia at Cbus Super Stadium, Gold Coast 
Sat 2 October: South Africa v New Zealand at Cbus Super Stadium, Gold Coast 

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