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Rugby World Cup opening matches

The opening matches of Rugby World Cup 2022 will be held at Eden Park, with a blockbuster line-up on 8 October 2022.

  • 2.15pm South Africa v France (Pool C)
  • 4.45pm Fiji v England (Pool C)
  • 7.15pm Australia v New Zealand (Pool A)

New Zealand’s national stadium will also stage the Semi-Finals and Finals:

  • Saturday 5 November, 4.30pm & 7.30pm, Semi-Final doubleheader
  • Saturday 12 November, 4.30pm & 7.30pm, Finals doubleheader

See the full RWC2022 schedule here.