New Zealand will be without their head coach Steve Hansen for the first time since 2011 when they start their 2020 test matches as he will be stepping down after a third place finish in the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan. The All Blacks will take part in the 2020 Mid-year internationals in July, the annual Rugby Championship, and close the year with tasty November International fixtures also on the cards. All the confirmed and yet to be confirmed matches to be played by New Zealand Rugby 2020 are listed below; including how and where to watch them.

Mid-Year Internationals 2020

The 2020 July International window will see the All Blacks welcome two 6 Nations sides Wales and Scotland to the southern hemisphere for mid-year/ summer internationals test matches. Wales will face the All Blacks twice in seven days with the hosts playing Scotland a week later.

  • New Zealand v Wales  Eden Park, Auckland 4th Jul, 2020   (07:35 GMT ) Live on Fox Sports in New Zealand and Channel 4, BBC One, S4C in Wales
  • New Zealand v Wales Sky Stadium, Wellington        11th Jul, 2020 (07:35 GMT) Live on Fox Sports in New Zealand and Channel 4, BBC One, S4C in Wales
  • New Zealand v Scotland Forsyth Barr Stad., Dunedin  18th Jul, 2020 (07:35 GMT) Live on Fox Sports in New Zealand and BBC One in Scotland

(The officiating match referees for all games will be updated as soon as they are appointed)

Rugby Championship 2020

Having lost the championship to South Africa in 2019, the Kiwis will be looking to bounce back when the tournament kicks off in mid-2020. The All Blacks will also be competing for the Bledisloe cup with the Wallabies and the Freedom Cup with the Springboks in the Rugby Championship 2020 that will resort to 6 fixtures per team having been truncated to just 3 in the 2019 edition due to the Rugby World Cup.

The Rugby Championship draw is yet to be confirmed but we will notify you as soon as the fixtures are released and the matches confirmed.

All these games will be live on Fox Sports in New Zealand

November Internationals 2020

The All Blacks will close 2020 with entertaining end-of-year fixtures that include their southern hemisphere counterparts Australia. The will also clash with England, one year after the three lions knocked them out of the Rugby World Cup in Japan, for the Hillary Shield in the Quilter Internationals before closing the 2020 tests tours with a visit to Scotland.

  1. Australia vs New Zealand Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane    17th Oct, 2020 (kickoff time TBC)
  2.   Live on Network Ten in Australia and Fox Sports &beIN Sports in New Zealand.
  3. England vs New Zealand Twickenham, London 7th Nov, 2020 (kickoff time TBC) Live on Sky Sports and BBC Channel 1 in England and on Fox Sports &beIN Sports in New Zealand
  4. Scotland vs New Zealand Murrayfield, Edinburgh 20th Nov, 2020(kickoff time TBC) Live on BT Sport and BBC Sport in Scotland and on Fox Sports in New Zealand

(The officiating match referees for all games will be updated as soon as they are appointed)