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Pools Confirmed For Rugby World Cup 2023 In France

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Last updated on December 14th, 2020 at 03:31 PM

Preparations for Rugby World Cup 2023 in France marked an important milestone today with confirmation of the pools for the 10th edition of the pinnacle competition in men’s 15s rugby.

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The draw hosted in Paris was opened by World Rugby Chairman Sir Bill Beaumont and French President Emmanuel Macron as France prepares to deliver a landmark event for players, fans, the host nation and rugby.

Confirmation of the pools means that teams and fans can now start to plan their Rugby World Cup 2023 adventure.

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RWC 2023 – POOLS

  • Pool A: New Zealand, France, Italy, Americas 1, Africa 1
  • Pool B: South Africa, Ireland, Scotland, Asia/Pacific 1, Europe 2
  • Pool C: Wales, Australia, Fiji, Europe 1, Final Qualifier Winner
  • Pool D: England, Japan, Argentina, Oceania 1, Americas 2