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The Springboks face up to the All Blacks haka. Photo: SA Rugby website

Reminder: All the Springboks’ confirmed 2024 home Tests

The Springboks have confirmed a series of notable home fixtures as they prepare to return to action as world champions.

Springboks All Blacks

The Springboks face up to the All Blacks haka. Photo: SA Rugby website

Towards the end of last year it was confirmed that the Springboks’ old foes New Zealand – presently ranked number three in the world – will return to South Africa for Tests in Johannesburg and Cape Town.

Meanwhile, world No 2 side Ireland will play back-to-back Tests against the Boks in Pretoria and Durban.

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The Springboks’ July Test schedule will conclude with a clash against emerging nation, Portugal. It will be the first time South Africa take on Os Lobos (the Wolves) in an international match, with the venue set to be confirmed in due course.

Rugby fans will also be able to enjoy a reprise of the 2022 Mbombela Test-week experience when Argentina make a return to the Lowveld for the first time in eight years to conclude the Rugby Championship in September.

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So when will tickets go on sale for the Springboks’ matches?

Ticket sales for the Tests will open in the new year from the service provider of the hosting union.

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The Boks’ home Test schedule for 2024 is:

Saturday, 6 July: SA vs. Ireland (Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria)
Saturday, 13 July: SA vs. Ireland (Hollywoodbets Kings Park, Durban)
Saturday, 20 July: SA vs. Portugal (venue TBC)
Saturday, 31 August: SA vs. New Zealand (Emirates Airline Park, Johannesburg)
Saturday, 7 September: SA vs. New Zealand (DHL Stadium, Cape Town)
Saturday, 28 September: SA vs. Argentina (Mbombela Stadium, Nelspruit)

Meanwhile, the Springboks’ away Test schedule includes two matches against the Wallabies in Australia in August, and an away match against Argentina in the Rugby Championship in September, as well as engagements in Europe in November 2024.

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