With 48 matches taking place over seven weeks and nine stadiums dotted throughout nine host cities, the 2023 France Rugby World Cup is set to be the biggest sporting event of the year. The tournament kicks off on Friday 8th September at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis (Paris), with host nation France taking on New Zealand, the world’s most successful team with an impressive five Rugby World Cup titles to date.
From there, the forty pool matches, four quarter-finals, and two semi-finals will take you on a tour of France, with the twenty national teams competing in Bordeaux, Lille, Lyon, Marseille, Nantes, Nice, Paris (Saint-Denis), Saint-Étienne, and Toulouse. All leading up to the grand final on Saturday 28th October, when the winner of the 2023 France Rugby World Cup will be revealed!
Whether you’re visiting France for the Rugby World Cup in 2023 or just following the games from afar, here’s the official match schedule. Save it, bookmark it, or print it out, and make sure you don’t miss a match!
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