Loftus Versveld Stadium

Loftus Versveld Stadium: A Beacon of Sports History and Upcoming Rugby Events

Loftus Versveld Stadium has been a landmark for sports enthusiasts for over a century. Since 1903, this site in Pretoria has been a home for various sports activities, with the first modest stadium being built in 1923. Originally, it could hold about 2,000 spectators, but over the years, it has seen numerous improvements and expansions, ultimately earning its name in 1932 in honour of Loftus Versveld, who played a key role in the development of organised sports in Pretoria.

The stadium continues to play a crucial role in hosting significant sports events. One such event on the horizon is the South Africa vs Australia Rugby Championship 2023, which is set to kick off the international season on Saturday, 8th July. This event promises to be a thrilling start to the Rugby Championship, with Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber’s team taking on Australia before heading to New Zealand to face the All Blacks.

The Rugby Championship is one of the pre-eminent tournaments on the international rugby calendar. It brings together the best players from Argentina, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa for a fiercely contested series of matches. This year’s Rugby Championship is particularly noteworthy as it will be held in a shortened format due to the upcoming Rugby World Cup in France. Despite the shorter format, SANZAAR CEO Brendan Morris assures that the championship will be as fiercely contested as ever, with the prestigious title of TRC Champions up for grabs.

Loftus Versveld Stadium is more than just a venue; it’s a testament to the spirit of sportsmanship, competition, and camaraderie. You can find more details about these events on our events page.

Stay tuned for more events at Loftus Versveld Stadium and other exciting venues across South Africa on our Regal Hospitality and Events home page.

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22 June 2024
Grand Final Match: Vodacom Bulls vs. Glasgow Warriors at Loftus Versfeld Date: June 22, 2024 Time: 18:00 Venue: Loftus Versfeld Experience the Grand Final Like Never Before Join us for an unforgettable evening of top-tier rugby as the Vodacom Bulls...
6 July 2024
Ireland will face the world champion Springboks in the first Test of their South Africa tour at the Loftus Versfeld Stadium in Pretoria on Saturday 6th July 2024. In their most recent encounter, Ireland beat South Africa 13-8 during a Pool...
8 July 2023
Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber’s charges will kick off the international season on Saturday, 8 July, with their opening Castle Lager Rugby Championship Test against Australia at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria, before travelling to New Zealand to face the All Blacks...
2 March 2024
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