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How To Watch South Africa Rugby Vs. New Zealand in 2023 Rugby World Cup

How To Watch South Africa Rugby Vs. New Zealand in 2023 Rugby World Cup

South Africa Rugby and the New Zealand All Blacks will play in the 2023 Rugby World Cup Final on Oct. 28. Here's what to know.

Oct 28, 2023 by Joe Harrington
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The 2023 Rugby World Cup final was expected to feature new teams battling for their first World Cup title. 

But that’s not what happened. Instead, the two most prestigious national teams in the world will play for the most Rugby World Cup titles all-time. 

New Zealand Rugby, which entered the World Cup as the No. 4 team in the world and lost its first-ever pool play game to open the tournament in September, will play for a fourth Rugby World Cup crown. 

South Africa Rugby, which entered the World Cup as the No. 3 team in the world and lost to then-No. 1 Ireland in pool play, will play for a fourth Rugby World Cup crown. 

It’s the most famous rivalry in international rugby and it’s the 2023 Rugby World Cup Final on Oct. 28. 

Here’s What To Know about New Zealand Rugby Vs. South Africa Rugby. 

When Is The South Africa Rugby Vs. New Zealand Rugby 2023 RWC Match

The match will kickoff at 3 p.m. ET on Oct. 28 from Stade de France, Saint-Denis in Paris. 

How To Watch Springboks Vs. All Blacks In The 2023 Rugby World Cup Semifinals

The match will stream live on Peacock.

Get To Know South Africa Rugby, New Zealand Rugby On FloRugby

Need to catch up on international rugby? Watch past rugby matches, including Rugby World Cup warmup games on FloRugby.

How Many Times Have South Africa Won The Rugby World Cup

South Africa has won the Rugby World Cup three times. The Springboks won in 1995, 2007 and the last Rugby World Cup in 2019.

New Zealand won the Rugby World Cup in 1987, the first Rugby World Cup, 2011 and 2015. 

Flashback: Watch New Zealand Rugby Vs. South Africa Rugby In The 2023 Summer Internationals


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New Zealand Rugby Results In The 2023 Rugby World Cup 

Here's how New Zealand advanced to the RWC final

  • France 27, New Zealand 13
  • New Zealand 71, Namibia 3
  • New Zealand 96, Italy 17 
  • New Zealand 73, Uruguay 0
  • New Zealand 28, Ireland 24
  • New Zealand 44, Argentina 6

Springboks Rugby Results In The 2023 Rugby World Cup

Here's how South Africa advanced to the RWC final

  • South Africa 18, Scotland 3
  • South Africa 76, Romania 0
  • Ireland 13, South Africa 8
  • South Africa 49, Tonga 18
  • South Africa 29, France 28
  • South Africa 16, England 15

2023 Rugby World Cup Schedule: Bronze Medal Final 

Oct. 27, 3 p.m. ET

  • Argentina vs. England Stade de France, Saint-Denis

When Is The Next Rugby World Cup?

The Rugby World Cup is played every four years. The next World Cup is in 2027. World Rugby announced on Oct. 24 that the field will expand to 24 teams. 

Where Is 2027 Rugby World Cup?

The 2027 World Cup will be in Australia. It'll be the third time the event has come to Australia --  in 1987, the first World Cup, and then in 2023. In 1987, Australia hosted the event with New Zealand. 

When Is The Rugby World Cup Coming To The United States?

The Rugby World Cup is coming to the United States in 2031. Sites have yet to be announced for the event. 

The U.S. has qualified for seven Rugby World Cups, but not in 2023. They will automatically qualify for the 2031 Rugby World Cup as the host nation. 

How To Watch Rugby Matches In the United States On FloRugby

The United Rugby Championships will stream all its matches on FloRugby and the FloSports app in the United States. FloRugby and FloSports are also the U.S. home to:

FloRugby is also home to match archives and match replays. 

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