The Wallabies 2017 fixtures are distributed in three groups of Tests. They will begin with the mid-year June Series Tests. In August and October, they will be playing the Rugby Championship and Blemished Cup games. In November and December, they will participate in the Spring Tour Tests.
Australia Rugby Fixture 2017 for June Series Test includes Fiji, Scotland, and Italy. All the six games will be played during the day for the first time since the professional era begun. Playing the games in the afternoon will give fans a chance to Watch Wallabies with their families.
Here is an overview of these 6 matches – Australia Wallabies Rugby 2017 Upcoming matches Fixtures
Wallabies vs. Fiji Rugby Fixtures 2017
The Wallabies will begin their campaign on 10th June 2017 against Fiji. AAMI Park, in Melbourne, will host the game. This game will be celebrated by both sides due to the fact that many Wallabies players have Fijian roots.
The Wallabies are the favorite team. In 20 attempts, Wallabies have won 17 times, drawn once, and lost twice, in 1954 and 1956. In June 2009, Australia recorded their largest victory over Fiji when they defeated them 49-0.
The two sides met in Millennium Stadium, Cardiff, Wales during the 2015 Rugby World Cup in group A. The Wallabies won by 28-13. Fiji will be determined to record positive results against a side that has for a long time dominated them.
Wallabies vs. Scotland Rugby 2017
The Wallabies second match will be against Scotland on 17th June 217 at 1500 hrs. The game will be played at Allianz Stadium, Sydney.
Scotland will be an easy side comparing their last meeting in the 2015 World Cup quarter-final where Wallabies beat them 35 to 34. This match enabled the Wallabies to reach Rugby World Cup semi-final for the sixth time. Scotland had lead in the first half, but Australia overcame them in the last minute to win the match.
The two sides most recent game was at Murrayfield in November 2016 where Australian won 23-22. In November 2009, Scotland beat Australia 9-8 to end the Wallabies 27-year winning streak against them. This game will be important to Scotland as they will be trying to proof that they are the better side that should have that 2015 Rugby World Cup game.
Wallabies vs. Italy Rugby 2017
The Wallabies will face Italy on 24th June 2017 at 1500 hrs. Brisbane Suncorp Stadium will host the match. The two sides have met 16 times, and Italy has never beaten Australia.
The first time the two sides met, the Wallabies won 59-21 Italy . The closest that Italy has lost to Australia was when they lost 16-17. In 2012, Italy lost by only 3 points.
The two sides first met at a World Cup in 2011 where the Wallabies won 32-6. Italy has never been a threat the Wallabies. Italy will be looking for a surprise this year to see if they will put an end to Australia 16 times winning streak against them.
June 2017 Test Series
|10 June 2017||3:00 PM||Wallabies vs Fiji||AAMI Park, Melbourne|
|17 June 2017||3:00 PM||Wallabies vs Scotland||Allianz Stadium, Sydney|
|24 June 2017||3:00 PM||Wallabies vs Italy||Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane|
The Wallabies Rugby Upcoming June Series Test will be facing a much easier opposition. Australia is expected to record massive wins in the tests.
Wallabies vs. New Zealand Rugby 2017
The Wallabies and New Zealand will play two times in the Rugby Championship and Blemished Cup. Australia will host the 1st and the 3rd tests of the 2017 Bledisloe Cup. New Zealand will host the 2nd test. This means Australia will enjoy a two-game home advantage.
Australia will host New Zealand in the first game at Sydneyâ€™s ANZ Stadium on 19th August 2017. In the second game, New Zealand will be the hosts. The game will be played at Dunedinâ€™s Forsyth Barr Stadium on 26th August 2017. Australia will then host their rivals again on 21st October 2017 at Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane.
New Zealand will be playing this years Blemished Cup as the defending champions. All Blacks have won the cup 44 times and have been able to defend it since 2003. The Wallabies last won the Cup in 2002.
The last time the two sides met was on 22nd October 2016 where New Zealand won 37-10. Will the Wallabies take the two-game home advantage to overcome their rivals and win the Bledisloe Cup? All Blacks, on the other hand, will be determined to defend their title.
Wallabies vs. South Africa Rugby 2017
The Wallabies will meet South Africa in the Rugby Championship Tests on 9th September at 2000 hrs at NIB Stadium, Perth.
The two sides first met in on July 1933 where the Springboks won 17-3. Since then,a very fierce rivalry has existed between the two sides. The Springboks have an overall 55% win over their rivals. However, Australia has beaten South Africa more times at home. Australia’s longest winning streak is 5 games while South Africa has a winning streak of 7 games.
South African and Australia have both won the Rugby World Cup twice. The Wallabies have won the Rugby Championship 4 times while the Springboks have won 3 times. During the 2016 Rugby Championship, South Africa beat Australia 18-10.
The meeting between the two sides this year will be very entertaining. Each side will be determined to prove it is the strongest. It will be a wonderful game to watch.
2017 home Bledisloe Cup & Rugby Championship Tests
|19 Aug||8:00 PM||Wallabies vs New Zealand||ANZ Stadium, Sydney|
|9 Sep||8:00 PM||Wallabies vs South Africa||NIB Stadium, Perth|
|16 Sep||8:00 PM||Wallabies vs Argentina||Canberra Stadium|
|21 Oct||8:00 PM||Wallabies vs New Zealand||Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane|
England vs. Wallabies Rugby 2017 (The Spring Tour)
The 2017 End of Year Tour will see England host Australia on November 18, 2017. The game will be played at Twickenham, London, at 1430 hours GMT.
England and Australia began their rivalry in 1909. They have met 26 times in England where the hosts have won 14 times, drawn once, and lost 11 times. During the 2015 Rugby World Cup, the two sides met, and Wallabies won 33-13. This was the largest margin to be won by any side. On December 2016, the two sides met again, and England won 37-21.
2017 End of Year Tour
|4 Nov||TBC||Japan vs Wallabies||TBC|
|18 Nov||TBC||England vs Wallabies||Twickenham, London|
|25 Nov||TBC||Scotland vs Wallabies||Murrayfield, London|
This years Spring Tour will see the rivalry between the two sides revived. England is on the upper hand having beaten their rivals in the last 4 meetings. Will the Wallabies beat England this time? Only time will tell.