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2016 Super Rugby Fixtures

Get the lowdown on match days, kick-off times and venues for the 2016 Super Rugby season

One of the most exciting annual rugby tournaments is nearly upon us once again, so don your team colours and prepare for the exciting 2016 Super Rugby season. Whether you’re backing the Mother City’s home team or some other squad, we have all the details you need to plan ahead and get tickets early (or to ensure there is a television nearby).

The season kicks off on Friday, 26 February 2016 with three games taking place on different continents. Locally, the Toyota Cheetahs will take on newcomers Argentina Super Rugby at the Free State Stadium at 7pm. The tournament will run until Saturday, 6 August 2016.

2016 SUPER RUGBY SCHEDULE
All times stated below are CAT (SA, GMT +2)

FEBRUARY

26 FEB

Blues vs. Highlanders

Eden Park, Auckland

8:35am

26 FEB

Brumbies vs. Hurricanes

GIO Stadium, Canberra

10:40am

26 FEB

Toyota Cheetahs vs. Argentina Super Rugby

Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein

7pm

27 FEB

Japan Super Rugby vs. Emirates Lions

Prince Chichibu Memorial Stadium, Tokyo

6:15am

27 FEB

Crusaders vs. Chiefs

AMI Stadium, Christchurch

8:35am

27 FEB

Waratahs vs. Reds

Allianz Stadium, Sydney

10:40am

27 FEB

Force vs. Rebels

nib Stadium, Perth

12:50pm

27 FEB

Kings vs. Cell C Sharks

Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Port Elizabeth

3pm

27 FEB

DHL Stormers vs. Vodacom Bulls

DHL Newlands, Cape Town

5:05pm

MARCH

4 MAR

Crusaders vs. Blues

AMI Stadium, Christchurch

8:35am

4 MAR

Brumbies vs. Waratahs

GIO Stadium, Canberra

10:40am

5 MAR

Chiefs vs. Emirates Lions

TBC

6:15am

5 MAR

Highlanders vs. Hurricanes

TBC

8:35am

5 MAR

Reds vs. Force

Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane

10:40am

5 MAR

Vodacom Bulls vs. Rebels

Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria

3pm

5 MAR

Toyota Cheetahs vs. DHL Stormers

Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein

5:05pm

5 MAR

Cell C Sharks vs. Argentina Super Rugby

Growthpoint Kings Park, Durban

7:10pm

11 MAR

Blues vs. Hurricanes

Eden Park, Auckland

8:35am

11 MAR

Force vs. Brumbies

nib Stadium, Perth

1:05pm

12 MAR

Highlanders vs. Emirates Lions

TBC

8:35am

12 MAR

Rebels vs. Reds

AAMI Park, Melbourne

10:40am

12 MAR

Japan Super Rugby vs. Toyota Cheetahs

Singapore National Stadium, Kallang

12:50pm

12 MAR

Kings vs. Chiefs

Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Port Elizabeth

3pm

12 MAR

DHL Stormers vs. Cell C Sharks

DHL Newlands, Cape Town

5:05pm

18 MAR

Hurricanes vs. Force

Central Energy Trust Arena, Palmerston North

8:35am

18 MAR

Waratahs vs. Highlanders

Allianz Stadium, Sydney

10:40am

18 MAR

Vodacom Bulls vs. Cell C Sharks

Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria

7pm

19 MAR

Argentina Super Rugby vs. Chiefs

TBC

2am

19 MAR

Japan Super Rugby vs. Rebels

Prince Chichibu Memorial Stadium, Tokyo

6:15am

19 MAR

Crusaders vs. Kings

AMI Stadium, Christchurch

8:35am

19 MAR

Reds vs. Blues

Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane

10:40am

19 MAR

Emirates Lions vs. Toyota Cheetahs

Emirates Airlines Park, Johannesburg

5:05pm

19 MAR

DHL Stormers vs. Brumbies

DHL Newlands, Cape Town

7:10pm

25 MAR

Hurricanes vs. Kings

TBC

8:35am

26 MAR

Argentina Super Rugby vs. DHL Stormers

TBC

2am

26 MAR

Chiefs vs. Force

TBC

8:35am

26 MAR

Rebels vs. Highlanders

AAMI Park, Melbourne

10:40am

26 MAR

Japan Super Rugby vs. Vodacom Bulls

Singapore National Stadium, Kallang

12:50pm

26 MAR

Toyota Cheetahs vs. Brumbies

Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein

3pm

26 MAR

Cell C Sharks vs. Crusaders

Growthpoint Kings Park, Durban

5:05pm

27 MAR

Reds vs. Waratahs

Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane

4:05pm

APRIL

1 APR

Highlanders vs. Force

TBC

8:35am

1 APR

Emirates Lions vs. Crusaders

Emirates Airlines Park, Johannesburg

7pm

2 APR

Blues vs. Argentina Super Rugby

QBE Stadium, Auckland

8:35am

2 APR

Brumbies vs. Chiefs

GIO Stadium, Canberra

10:40am

2 APR

Kings vs. Japan Super Rugby

Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Port Elizabeth

5:05pm

2 APR

Vodacom Bulls vs. Toyota Cheetahs

Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria

7:10pm

3 APR

Waratahs vs. Rebels

Allianz Stadium, Sydney

8:05pm

8 APR

Chiefs vs. Blues

TBC

9:35am

8 APR

Force vs. Crusaders

nib Stadium, Perth

1pm

8 APR

DHL Stormers vs. Japan Super Rugby

DHL Newlands, Cape Town

7pm

9 APR

Hurricanes vs. Argentina Super Rugby

TBC

9:35am

9 APR

Reds vs. Highlanders

Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane

11:40am

9 APR

Cell C Sharks vs. Emirates Lions

Growthpoint Kings Park, Durban

5:05pm

9 APR

Kings vs. Vodacom Bulls

Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Port Elizabeth

7:10pm

15 APR

Crusaders vs. Argentina Super Rugby

AMI Stadium, Christchurch

9:35am

15 APR

Rebels vs. Hurricanes

AAMI Park, Melbourne

11:40am

15 APR

Toyota Cheetahs vs. Japan Super Rugby

Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein

7pm

16 APR

Blues vs. Cell C Sharks

Eden Park, Auckland

9:35am

16 APR

Waratahs vs. Brumbies

Allianz Stadium, Sydney

11:40am

16 APR

Vodacom Bulls vs. Reds

Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria

5:05pm

16 APR

Emirates Lions vs. DHL Stormers

Emirates Airlines Park, Johannesburg

7:10pm

22 APR

Highlanders vs. Cell C Sharks

TBC

9:35am

22 APR

Rebels vs. Toyota Cheetahs

AAMI Park, Melbourne

11:40am

23 APR

Japan Super Rugby vs. Argentina Super Rugby

Prince Chichibu Memorial Stadium, Tokyo

7:15am

23 APR

Hurricanes vs. Chiefs

TBC

9:35am

23 APR

Force vs. Waratahs

nib Stadium, Perth

11:40am

23 APR

DHL Stormers vs. Reds

DHL Newlands, Cape Town

3pm

23 APR

Kings vs. Emirates Lions

Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Port Elizabeth

5:05pm

24 APR

Brumbies vs. Crusaders

GIO Stadium, Canberra

8:05am

29 APR

Chiefs vs. Cell C Sharks

TBC

9:35am

29 APR

Force vs. Vodacom Bulls

nib Stadium, Perth

1:05pm

30 APR

Argentina Super Rugby vs. Kings

TBC

1am

30 APR

Highlanders vs. Brumbies

TBC

7:15am

30 APR

Blues vs. Rebels

Eden Park, Auckland

9:35am

30 APR

Reds vs. Toyota Cheetahs

Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane

11:40am

30 APR

Emirates Lions vs. Hurricanes

Emirates Airlines Park, Johannesburg

5:05pm

30 APR

DHL Stormers vs. Waratahs

DHL Newlands, Cape Town

7:10pm

MAY

6 MAY

Crusaders vs. Reds

AMI Stadium, Christchurch

9:35am

6 MAY

Brumbies vs. Vodacom Bulls

GIO Stadium, Canberra

11:40am

7 MAY

Japan Super Rugby vs. Force

Prince Chichibu Memorial Stadium, Tokyo

7:15am

7 MAY

Chiefs vs. Highlanders

TBC

9:35am

7 MAY

Waratahs vs. Toyota Cheetahs

Allianz Stadium, Sydney

11:40am

7 MAY

Cell C Sharks vs. Hurricanes

Growthpoint Kings Park, Durban

3pm

7 MAY

Kings vs. Blues

Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Port Elizabeth

5:05pm

13 MAY

Highlanders vs. Crusaders

TBC

9:35am

13 MAY

Rebels vs. Brumbies

AAMI Park, Melbourne

11:40am

14 MAY

Argentina Super Rugby vs. Cell C Sharks

TBC

1am

14 MAY

Hurricanes vs. Reds

TBC

9:35am

14 MAY

Waratahs vs. Vodacom Bulls

Allianz Stadium, Sydney

11:40am

14 MAY

Japan Super Rugby vs. DHL Stormers

Singapore National Stadium, Kallang

1:45pm

14 MAY

Toyota Cheetahs vs. Kings

Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein

5:05pm

14 MAY

Emirates Lions vs. Blues

Emirates Airlines Park, Johannesburg

7:10pm

20 MAY

Crusaders vs. Waratahs

AMI Stadium, Christchurch

9:35am

21 MAY

Reds vs. Japan Super Rugby

Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane

7:05am

21 MAY

Chiefs vs. Rebels

TBC

9:35am

21 MAY

Force vs. Blues

nib Stadium, Perth

11:40am

21 MAY

Emirates Lions vs. Argentina Super Rugby

Emirates Airlines Park, Johannesburg

3pm

21 MAY

Cell C Sharks vs. Kings

Growthpoint Kings Park, Durban

5:05pm

21 MAY

Vodacom Bulls vs. DHL Stormers

Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria

7:10pm

27 MAY

Hurricanes vs. Highlanders

TBC

9:35am

27 MAY

Waratahs vs. Chiefs

Allianz Stadium, Sydney

11:40am

27 MAY

Kings vs. Argentina Super Rugby

Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Port Elizabeth

7pm

28 MAY

Blues vs. Crusaders

Eden Park, Auckland

9:35am

28 MAY

Brumbies vs. Japan Super Rugby

GIO Stadium, Canberra

11:40am

28 MAY

DHL Stormers vs. Toyota Cheetahs

DHL Newlands, Cape Town

3pm

28 MAY

Vodacom Bulls vs. Emirates Lions

Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria

5:05pm

29 MAY

Rebels vs. Force

AAMI Park, Melbourne

8:05am

JULY

1 JUL

Chiefs vs. Crusaders

ANZ National Stadium, Suva

9:35am

1 JUL

Brumbies vs. Reds

GIO Stadium, Canberra

11:40am

2 JUL

Argentina Super Rugby vs. Vodacom Bulls

TBC

1am

2 JUL

Japan Super Rugby vs. Waratahs

Prince Chichibu Memorial Stadium, Tokyo

7:15am

2 JUL

Hurricanes vs. Blues

TBC

9:35am

2 JUL

Rebels vs. DHL Stormers

AAMI Park, Melbourne

11:40am

2 JUL

Toyota Cheetahs vs. Force

Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein

3pm

2 JUL

Emirates Lions vs. Cell C Sharks

Emirates Airlines Park, Johannesburg

5:05pm

2 JUL

Kings vs. Highlanders

Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Port Elizabeth

7:10pm

8 JUL

Blues vs. Brumbies

Eden Park, Auckland

9:35am

8 JUL

Reds vs. Chiefs

Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane

11:40am

8 JUL

Emirates Lions vs. Kings

Emirates Airlines Park, Johannesburg

7pm

9 JUL

Argentina Super Rugby vs. Highlanders

TBC

1am

9 JUL

Crusaders vs. Rebels

AMI Stadium, Christchurch

9:35am

9 JUL

Waratahs vs. Hurricanes

Allianz Stadium, Sydney

11:40am

9 JUL

Force vs. DHL Stormers

nib Stadium, Perth

1:45pm

9 JUL

Vodacom Bulls vs. Japan Super Rugby

Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria

5:05pm

9 JUL

Cell C Sharks vs. Toyota Cheetahs

Growthpoint Kings Park, Durban

7:10pm

15 JUL

Blues vs. Waratahs

Eden Park, Auckland

9:35am

15 JUL

Reds vs. Rebels

Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane

11:40am

15 JUL

Cell C Sharks vs. Japan Super Rugby

Growthpoint Kings Park, Durban

7pm

16 JUL

Argentina Super Rugby vs. Emirates Lions

TBC

1am

16 JUL

Crusaders vs. Hurricanes

AMI Stadium, Christchurch

7:15am

16 JUL

Highlanders vs. Chiefs

TBC

9:35am

16 JUL

Brumbies vs. Force

GIO Stadium, Canberra

11:40am

16 JUL

DHL Stormers vs. Kings

DHL Newlands, Cape Town

5:05pm

16 JUL

Toyota Cheetahs vs. Vodacom Bulls

Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein

7:10pm

22 JUL

TBC vs. TBC

TBC

TBC

22 JUL

TBC vs. TBC

TBC

TBC

22 JUL

TBC vs. TBC

TBC

TBC

23 JUL

TBC vs. TBC

TBC

TBC

23 JUL

TBC vs. TBC

TBC

TBC

23 JUL

TBC vs. TBC

TBC

TBC

29 JUL

TBC vs. TBC

TBC

TBC

30 JUL

TBC vs. TBC

TBC

TBC

AUGUST

6 AUG

TBC vs. TBC

TBC

TBC 

TICKETS TO THE 2016 SUPER RUGBY FIXTURES IN SOUTH AFRICA

Tickets are available online at Viagogo.com, or if you’re attending Super Rugby matches in Cape Town, tickets are also available at the DHL Newlands Stadium from the Tuesday before match day. For all the other teams’ match tickets, please visit the respective team’s website. Prices are still to be confirmed.

Viagogo.com is a global online ticket marketplace for buying and selling tickets to live events. The marketplace nature of the platform means that ticket prices are determined at the sellers’ discretion so prices may vary. The site often has tickets available to events that are popular and/or sold out, so it’s worth checking to see what they have available.


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