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Here we go ! the Rugby Championship 2022 begins this Saturday, August 6, between the 4 nations of the southern hemisphere. Having struggled on the last summer tour and will be looking to redeem themselves in the coming weeks.
theSouth Africa world champion was not very reassuring against Wales, while theArgentina has been in decline in recent years, that the New Zealand is in crisis and that theAustralia alternates between cold and hot. How to follow this competition? Who are the players to watch and what is the match schedule? Rugby news it tells you everything!
The spreader doesn’t change, a shock Springboks-All Blacks innings
To keep up with the competition, you won’t need to change your good old habits. The matches will be broadcast on Channel + where Channel + Offset. There’s no need to get up early to kick off the Rugby Championship, as South Africa take on the All Blacks in the first game this Saturday, August 6. It will be to follow Channel + Offset from 5:05 p.m. while the Argentina-Australia match will be broadcast Channel + at 9:10 p.m.
The Rugby Championship 2022 programme
Day 1 (August 6): South Africa – New Zealand (17:05, Canal + Décalé) / Argentina – Australia (21:10, Canal +)
Day 2 (August 13): South Africa – New Zealand (17:05, Canal + Décalé) / Argentina – Australia (21:10)
Day 3 (August 27): Australia – South Africa (07:30 am) / New Zealand – Argentina (09:45 am)
Day 4 (September 3): New Zealand v Argentina (9.05am) / Australia v South Africa (11.35am)
Day 5 (September 15 and 17): Australia – New Zealand (September 15, 11:45 am) /
Argentina – South Africa (September 17, 21:10)
Round 6 (September 24): New Zealand – Australia (9:05 am) / South Africa – Argentina (17:05 am)
Players to watch: Koroibete, Matera, Jordan and Wiese
- Marika Koroibete (Australia)
private of Samu Kereviout for many months with a knee injury, the Wallabies will still be able to count on their Fijian-born fullback, Marika Koroibete (30 years). Even the former coach of Australia and current coach of Argentina, Miquel Cheikacouldn’t hide his admiration for this player who is Australia’s X-factor: “‘I know the opposing coach shouldn’t say that, but it’s a fucking legend. He puts his heart on the pitch, the effort he puts in is crazy. He knows that on match day it won’t mean anything, obviously we have a good relationship, but you have to recognize the best, and he’s one of the best. I love watching him play, but maybe not this Saturday! “.
- Will Jordan (New Zealand)
New Zealand have been looking for a replacement on the wings for some time, before a young talent revealed himself at the Crusaders. World Rugby revelation of the year 2021, the extreme Will Jordan (24) is the All Blacks’ new try-hunter, with mind-boggling individual stats of 19 tries from just 15 caps. Also mentioned in the third line Ardie Saveaimpressive despite the All Blacks’ defeat against Ireland.
- Pablo Matera (Argentina)
Next cougarswill need to be followed up Pablo Matera (29 years old). Although we still don’t know where the third line will evolve next season, the Argentine is coming off a full season with the crusadershaloed with great performances and especially with a degree in Pacific Super Rugby. with Mark Kremer (Stade Français), Pablo Matera or even Rodrigo Brunifuture player of BriefArgentina has a great third line.
- Jasper Wiese (South Africa)
In line with the solid South African third lines, here you go Jasper Wiese (26 years old). The former Cheetahs number eight has been evolving since 2020 Leicester, reigning English champion. Brilliant with the Tigers, his performances did not go unnoticed by the Springboks coach, Jacques Nienaber. Very powerful and real poison in the rucks, Wiese quietly takes over Duane Vermeulen.
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