The Rugby World Cup 2019 is going to start from 20th of September to 2nd of November 2019. Twenty teams will participate in this significant event of sports that is 3rd largest sports in the world. This Rugby World cup will provide new excitement to Rugby enthusiastic admirers from all around the globe.
Rugby World Cup Japan, Twenty teams are divided into the four different pools and top two teams from each pool will qualify for Quarter finals. Every Rugby World Cup Pool has five teams in it. These teams are allocated according to their World Rugby Ranking. Twelve teams are automatically qualified for Rugby World Cup 2019; Top three teams of each Rugby World Cup Group were qualified automatically from previous RWC 2015. Those twelve nations are New Zealand, Australia, Ireland, South Africa, Wales, Argentina, England, Scotland, Japan, Georgia, France and Italy.
Eight teams were qualified as
The remaining teams were qualified by existing regional, cross-regional and repechage competitions. The below table show the eight qualified teams are:
|United States||America 1|
The draw for the RWC Pools took place on 10th of May 2017. The qualified teams were divided into the different bands according to their World Rugby Ranking and then allocated to the four Rugby World Cup Pools 2019. The tournament will follow the single round-robin format, in which each team will play against other teams in the same pool.
Rugby World Cup Groups 2019
|Rugby World Cup Pool A||IRELAND|
|Rugby World Cup Pool B||NEW ZEALAND|
|Rugby World Cup Pool C||ENGLAND|
|Rugby World Cup Pool D||AUSTRALIA|