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Warm-up fixtures for the Rugby World Cup from August 5th to August 27th

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Springboks in action against The All Blacks. Photo: Springboks Twitter.

With just over a month to go to the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France, here are all the warm-up Test fixtures leading up to the global showpiece.

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After several training camps which focused primarily on strength and conditioning, team dynamics and combinations, player improvement and development and opposition analysis; attention finally shifts from practice fields to proper Test competition, as teams look to sharpen up before the World Cup kicks off.

Below, The South African compiles all the dates and venues of every World Cup warm-up Test fixture scheduled to take place from Saturday, 5 August to Sunday, 27 August.

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5 August

— All Blacks vs Wallabies (Forsyth Stadium, Dunedin)
— Scotland vs France (Murrayfield, Edinburgh)
— Wales vs England (Millennium Stadium, Cardiff)
— Ireland vs Italy (Aviva Stadium, Dublin)
— Argentina vs Springboks (Buenos Aires),
— Romania vs USA (Bucharest)
— Uruguay vs Namibia (Montevideo)
— Chile vs Argentina XV (Antofagasta)

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10 August

— Tonga vs Canada (Nuku’alofa)

12 August

— England vs Wales (Twickenham, London)
— France vs Scotland (Saint-Etienne)
— Georgia vs Romania (Tbilisi)
— Chile vs Namibia (Valparaiso)
— Portugal vs USA (Algarve)

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15 August

— Tonga vs Canada (Nuku’alofa)

18 August

— Samoa vs Barbarians (Brive)
— Uruguay vs Argentina XV (Montevideo)

19 August

— Wales vs Springboks (Millennium Stadium, Cardiff), 4:15pm
— Ireland vs England (Aviva Stadium, Dublin)
— Georgia vs USA (Tbilisi)
— Italy vs Romania (San Benedetto del Tronto)
— France vs Fiji (Nantes)

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25 August

— All Blacks vs Springboks (Twickenham, London)

26 August

— England vs Fiji (Twickenham, London)
— Italy vs Japan (Treviso)
— Scotland vs Georgia (Murrayfield, Edinburgh)
— Portugal vs Australia A (Brou-sur-Chantereine)
— Argentina vs Spain (Madrid)
— Ireland vs Samoa (Bayonne)
— Chile vs Argentina XV (Temuco)
— Namibia vs Bulls (Windhoek)

27 August

— France vs Australia (Stade de France, Paris)

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Where will the 2023 Rugby World Cup be played
Where will the 2023 RWC be played? All the fixtures and venues. Image: World Rugby/Supplied
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