The sixth edition of Rugby Championship taking place in the month of August 2017. There are four teams that will be participating in the event. New Zealand won four times the title of Rugby championship in past five years. The first match will be played on 19th August. Argentina, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa will play in the tournament and competition is operated by SANZAAR, a joint venture of the four countries.
|Australia vs New Zealand||19 August||20:00 AEST (UTC+10)||ANZ Stadium||Round 1|
|South Africa vs Argentina||19 August||17:05 SAST (UTC+02)||Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium||Round 1|
|New Zealand vs Australia||26 August||19:35 NZST (UTC+12)||Forsyth Barr Stadium||Round 2|
|Argentina vs South Africa||26 August||16:30 AST (UTC-03)||Estadio Padre Ernesto Martearena||Round 2|
|New Zealand vs Argentina||9 September||19:35 NZST (UTC+12)||Yarrow Stadium||Round 3|
|Australia vs South Africa||9 September||18:00 AWST (UTC+08)||Nib Stadium, Perth||Round 3|
|New Zealand vs South Africa||16 September||19:35 NZST (UTC+12)||QBE Stadium||Round 4|
|Australia vs Argentina||16 September||20:00 AEST (UTC+10)||GIO Stadium Canberra||Round 4|
|South Africa vs Australia||30 September||17:05 SAST (UTC+02)||Toyota Stadium||Round 5|
|Argentina vs New Zealand||30 September||19:30 AST (UTC-03)||Estadio José Amalfitani||Round 5|
|South Africa vs New Zealand||7 October||17:05 SAST (UTC+02)||DHL Newlands||Round 6|
|Argentina vs Australia||7 October||19:30 AST (UTC-03)||Estadio Malvinas Argentinas||Round 6|
In the above table you will see the full details of the matches. The first round of the champions will kickoff on 19 August with the match between Australia and New Zealand. ANZ Stadium where the 1st match take place has capacity 83,500 people. The tournament will be finished on the 7th October when New Zealand travels to South Africa and Argentina will host the Aussies at Estadio Malvinas Argentinas in Mendoza.
Team with most wins and leading the group table will considered as the winner, last year New Zealand win all of their group games with 30 points. They have a great chance to defend their title.