It’s time for New Zealand to sink or swim. The troubled All Blacks meet the world champions in the Rugby Championship opener and if they leave South Africa empty-handed Ian Foster will almost certainly be given his marching orders. Read on as our guide explains how to get a South Africa vs New Zealand live stream and watch Rugby Championship 2022 online from anywhere.
South Africa vs New Zealand live stream
Date: Saturday, August 6th
kick-off time: 5:05 PM SAST (local) / 4:05 PM BST / 11:05 AM ET / 1:05 PM AEST / 3:05 PM NZST
Venue: Mbombela Stadium, Nelspruit
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All empires must eventually collapse, but the All Blacks are struggling to come to terms with their current status in the game. Fourth in the world rankings – an all-time low – after losing four of their last five Tests, including their first home series loss in 27 years… New Zealand rugby has never had to face anything remotely like it.
Sam Cane will retain his captaincy for the time being, despite the departure of forward coach John Plumtree and attacking mentor Brad Mooar. Ardie Salvea and Will Jordan, two rare bright spots in an otherwise deeply ill-fated Irish Test series, are in the first XV, while Caleb Clarke is recalled for the first time since 2020 in place of Sevu Reece and Samisoni Taukei’aho and Angus Ta’avao form a redesigned first row.
The hosts, who beat their Summer International Test series against Wales, are bringing Faf de Klerk back into the squad in place of Jaden Hendrikse, while Malcolm Marx will earn his 50th Test game while Jacques Nienaber sees the hooker Bongi Mbonambi start. Eben Etzebeth and Trevor Nyakane, who both excelled against Wales, retain their places.
Slow, steady and sure is the blueprint that got the Springboks where they are, but after seeing the All Blacks crawl out of the traps in all three Tests against Ireland, this could be a good opportunity to do something to try new things. Follow our guide as we explain how to get a live stream South Africa v New Zealand of the rugby championship game wherever you are.
How to Watch South Africa vs New Zealand: Live Stream Rugby UK
Watch a live stream of South Africa vs New Zealand from outside your country
If you’re currently abroad and struggling to catch up on your regular coverage of the game, you’ll want a VPN. This will help you bypass geo-blocking that tries to prevent you from watching a live stream between South Africa and New Zealand in certain parts of the world.
They’re a useful way to get around this problem, they’re cheap, and they’re also easy to set up. How to do it.
Use a VPN to stream South Africa vs New Zealand live from anywhere