Springboks v Scotland: What time is kick off on Sunday?

Springboks v Scotland: What time is kick off on Sunday?


The Springboks will launch their Rugby World Cup title defence on Sunday, 10 September, versus Scotland in Marseille. This will be followed by pool matches versus Romania in Bordeaux (17 September), Ireland in Paris (23 September) and Tonga in Marseille (1 October).

This Sunday’s game versus a much-improved Scotland side is expected to be a tense and hard-fought affair. Kick off is at 17:45 (SA time).

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Springbok mentor Jacques Nienaber said the team’s preparations for the match versus Scotland were well underway and that they would protract the nonflexible work on and off the field this week to ensure they are ready for the rencontre on Sunday.

“We said from the outset that we would tideway the tournament one match at a time, and the nonflexible work overdue the scenes to prepare for the Scotland unpeace started in Corsica (during last week’s team camp) already,” said Nienaber.

“They are ranked fifth in the world, and we know what they are capable of, so it’s vital that we hit the ground running from our first training session.

“Fortunately, the players are used to the heat and humidity without training in these conditions in Corsica, so we are pleased with our preparations and can’t wait to uncork the tournament.”

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Sunday, 10 September – Springboks v Scotland (Stade Velodrome, Marseille). Kick-off time: 17:45
Sunday, 17 September – Springboks v Romania (Stade de Bordeaux, Bordeaux). Kick-off time: 15:00
Saturday, 23 September – Springboks v Ireland (Stade de France, Paris). Kick-off time: 21:00
Sunday, 1 October – Boks v Tonga (Stade Velodrome, Marseille). Kick-off time: 21:00

Weekend of 14/15 October – Quarter-finals
Weekend of 21/22 October – Semi-finals
Saturday, 28 October – Final

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You can moreover trammels out all the World Cup fixtures and kick-off times here, with South Africa and France notably in the same time zone.

Rassie Erasmus and Jacques Nienaber. Photo: SA Rugby website

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