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Ireland learn their pool stage opponents for the 2019 Rugby World Cup

Ireland learn their pool stage opponents for the 2019 Rugby World Cup

Ireland was for the first time in its history among the top seeds for the pool stage draw for a Rugby World Cup.

Ireland managed to avoid being pitched against England, Australia or New Zealand in the pool stages, however we are tasked with taking on the host nation Japan and Six Nations rival Scotland. 

Following a series of short speeches and promotional footage the pools for Rugby World Cup 2019 were selected.


Pool A                         

Ireland                   

Scotland

Japan                                       

Europe 1 (TBA)

Play off winner (TBA)


Pool B

New Zealand

South Africa

Italy

Africa 1 (TBA)

Repechage Winner (TBA)


Pool C

England

France

Argentina

Americas1 (TBA)

Oceania 2 (TBA)


Pool D

Australia

Wales

Georgia

Oceania 1 (TBA)

Americas 2 (TBA)