Wales To Face World Rugby’s Top Ranked Sides In 2016


Wales, currently ranked 4th in World, will continue their mantra to test themselves against the best as they line up against all eight of their highest ranked opponents over the course of fourteen fixtures next year, including facing New Zealand three times and England twice.

Following the RBS 6 Nations, where Wales will take on four of their top nine ranked opposition, Warren Gatland’s side will then face England (ranked 8th) again at Twickenham on 29th May as they prepare for their three-Test summer tour to New Zealand to take on the top ranked World Champions.

Australia (2nd), Argentina (5th) and South Africa (3rd) will then visit Principality Stadium as part of Wales’ autumn campaign to round off a full set of fixtures against each of their fellow top nine ranked sides.

RBS 6 Nations 2016
Sunday 7th February, KO 15:00, Ireland v Wales, Aviva Stadium
Saturday 13th February, KO 16:50, Wales v Scotland, Principality Stadium (Sold Out)
Friday 26th February, KO 20:05, Wales v France, Principality Stadium *
Saturday 12th March, KO 16:00, England v Wales, Twickenham
Saturday 19th March, KO 14:30, Wales v Italy, Principality Stadium *
(* Fans can purchase tickets from their local club,, by calling 0844 847 1881 or in person at the WRU ticket office).

Summer 2016
Sunday 29th May, England v Wales, Twickenham Stadium
Saturday 11th June, New Zealand v Wales, Eden Park, Auckland
Tuesday 14th June, Chiefs v Wales, FMG Stadium, Waikato
Saturday 18th June, New Zealand v Wales, Westpac Stadium, Wellington
Saturday 25th June, New Zealand v Wales, Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin

Autumn Series 2016?
Saturday 5th November, Wales v Australia, Principality Stadium
Saturday 12th November, Wales v Argentina, Principality Stadium
Saturday 19th November, Wales v TBC, Principality Stadium
Saturday 26th November, Wales v South Africa, Principality Stadium

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