Rugby World Cup 2023 Pools, Teams, Pool Fixtures and Schedule

Rugby World Cup 2023 draw took place in December 2020, with the 20 participating teams divided into four pools that each contain five teams.

Rugby World Cup 2023 Pools, Teams, Pool Fixtures and Schedule
Rugby World Cup 2023 Pools, Teams, Pool Fixtures and Schedule
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The 10th edition of the Rugby World Cup (Rugby World Cup 2023) is scheduled to take place from September 8, 2023 to October 28, 2023 in France across nine venues.

The Rugby World Cup draw took place in December 2020, with the 20 participating teams (including the Rugby World Cup qualifiers) divided into four pools that each contain five teams.

Also Check: Rugby World Cup 2023 Points Table

Rugby World Cup Pool A is home to two of the tournament’s favourites: New Zealand and France. These two powerhouses and potential winners will battle Italy, Uruguay and Namibia.

Meanwhile, Rugby World Cup Pool B is considered to be the ‘pool of death’. Although reigning champions South Africa will be expected to top this particular Rugby World Cup group, Ireland and Scotland will both have their sights on finishing second in the pool and qualifying for the knockout stage.

Rugby World Cup Pool C contains Wales, two-time champions Australia and a resurgent Fiji side who will be looking to cause an upset. These sides will be joined by Georgia and Portugal, who will both enter the pool as underdogs. The final group, Rugby World Cup Pool D, contains 2019 finalists England, Japan, Argentina, Samoa and Chile.

Rugby World Cup 2023 Pool

Pool A: New Zealand, France, Italy, Uruguay and Namibia.

Pool B: South Africa, Ireland, Scotland, Tonga and Romania

Pool C: Wales, Australia, Fiji, Georgia and Portugal

Pool D: England, Japan, Argentina, Samoa and Chile

Rugby World Cup 2023 Pool Fixtures and Schedule

Pool A Fixtures

DateMatchStadiumsTime (LOCAL)
Friday, Sept 8France v New ZealandStade de France21:15
Saturday, Sept 9Italy v NamibiaStade Geoffroy-Guichard13:00
Thursday, Sept 14France v UruguayStade Pierre-Mauroy21:00
Friday, Sept 15New Zealand v NamibiaStadium de Toulouse21:00
Wednesday, Sept 20Italy v UruguayStade de Nice17:45
Thursday, Sept 21France v NamibiaStade de Marseille21:00
Wednesday, Sept 27Uruguay v NamibiaOL Stadium17:45
Friday, Sept 29New Zealand v ItalyOL Stadium21:00
Thursday, Oct 5New Zealand v UruguayOL Stadium21:00
Friday, Oct 6France v ItalyOL Stadium21:00

Pool B Fixtures

DateMatchStadiumsTime (LOCAL)
Saturday, Sept 9Ireland v RomaniaStade de Bordeaux15:30
Sunday, Sept 10South Africa v ScotlandStade de Marseille17:45
Saturday, Sept 16Ireland v TongaStade de la Beaujoire21:00
Sunday, Sept 17South Africa v RomaniaStade de Bordeaux15:00
Saturday, Sept 23South Africa v IrelandStade de France21:00
Sunday, Sept 24Scotland v TongaStade de Nice17:45
Saturday, Sept 30Scotland v RomaniaStade Pierre-Mauroy21:00
Sunday, Oct 1South Africa v TongaStade de Marseille21:00
Saturday, Oct 7Ireland v ScotlandStade de France21:00
Sunday, Oct 8Tonga v RomaniaStade Pierre-Mauroy17:45

Pool C Fixtures

DateMatchStadiumsTime (LOCAL)
Saturday, Sept 9Australia v GeorgiaStade de France18:00
Sunday, Sept 10Wales v FijiStade de Bordeaux21:00
Saturday, Sept 16Wales v PortugalStade de Nice17:45
Sunday, Sept 17Australia v FijiStade Geoffroy-Guichard17:45
Saturday, Sept 23Georgia v PortugalStadium de Toulouse14:00
Sunday, Sept 24Wales v AustraliaOL Stadium21:00
Saturday, Sept 30Fiji v GeorgiaStade de Bordeaux17:45
Sunday, Oct 1Australia v PortugalStade Geoffroy-Guichard17:45
Saturday, Oct 7Wales v GeorgiaStade de la Beaujoire15:00
Sunday, Oct 8Fiji v PortugalStadium de Toulouse21:00

Pool D Fixtures

DateMatchStadiumsTime (LOCAL)
Saturday, Sept 9England v ArgentinaStade de Marseille21:00
Sunday, Sept 10Japan v ChileStadium de Toulouse13:00
Saturday, Sept 16Samoa v ChileStade de Bordeaux15:00
Sunday, Sept 17England v JapanStade de Nice21:00
Friday, Sept 22Argentina v SamoaStade Geoffroy-Guichard17:45
Saturday, Sept 23England v ChileStade Pierre-Mauroy17:45
Thursday, Sept 28Japan v SamoaStadium de Toulouse21:00
Saturday, Sept 30Argentina v ChileStade de la Beaujoire15:00
Saturday, Oct 7England v SamoaStade Pierre-Mauroy17:45
Sunday, Oct 8Japan v ArgentinaStade de la Beaujoire13:00