Fiji Women pooled with England in RWC2021

The Fijiana have been grouped with Rugby World Cup 2017 runners-up England in Pool C of the 2021 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand.

Pool draws took place in Auckland this morning and sees the Fijiana making their RWC debut in a tough group that includes bronze medallist France, and South Africa.

The Fijiana confirmed their place at the Oceania Rugby Women’s Championship in 2019.

Reigning champions New Zealand head Pool A ahead of Australia, Wales and the Final Qualification Tournament Winner in Pool A. Pool B features Canada, USA, Europe 1 qualifier and Asia 1 qualifer.

Rugby World Cup 2021 will take place from 18 September-16 October in Auckland and Whangarei.

According to Rugby World Cup, ‘the remaining three places will be filled by a qualifier from Asia and Europe together with the winner of the Final Qualification Tournament, a first for a women’s Rugby World Cup, offering a second opportunity for teams to qualify.’

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