South Africa, New Zealand, Australia and Argentina Rugby (SANZAAR) has confirmed the schedule for the 2018 edition of Rugby Championship.
The tournament will kick-off with Australia and defending champions New Zealand locking horns with each other at ANZ Stadium in Sydney on 18th August following which South Africa and Argentina will face other at Kings Park in Durban later in the day.
The upcoming edition will also see a new venue with Trafalgar Park in Nelson hosting the game between All Blacks and Argentina in Round 3 on 8th September.
The final round is scheduled on 6th October with South Africa and New Zealand featuring at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria while Estadio Padre Ernesto Martearena in Salta will see Argentina hosting the Wallabies.
New Zealand have won five out of the six expanded annual southern hemisphere Rugby Championships since 2012 with Australia winning a solitary tournament in 2015.