New Zealand confirm venues for home series against Ireland

New Zealand head coach Ian Foster
New Zealand head coach Ian Foster

New Zealand Rugby has confirmed the venues for the home series against Ireland scheduled to be played in July.

The series will kick off on 2nd July at Eden Park in Auckland where the All Blacks have won 46 successive games with their last defeat coming in 1994.

The second Test has been scheduled in Dunedin on 9th July before the two teams lock horns with each other for the final game on 16th July in Wellington.

Having lost to Ireland for the first time in November 2016 during their clash in Chicago, New Zealand also suffered two more defeats that came in 2018 and 2021 with both the matches played in Dublin.

Meanwhile, the All Blacks will also host Argentina in two Rugby Championship matches on 27th August and 3rd September before ending their home season with an encounter against Australia on 24th September.

New Zealand v Ireland Schedule:

2nd July - First Test, Auckland
9th July - Second Test, Dunedin
16th July - Third Test, Wellington