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World Cup Groups And Fixtures

Where and when are your team playing

Posted Sep 01, 2011 by Chris White

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With this year’s World Cup getting underway on 9th September, it would be rather helpful to know where and when each team is playing, so here is a look at all the groups and fixtures.


New Zealand, France, Tonga, Canada, Japan

9th September – New Zealand v Tonga, Auckland, 10th September – France v Japan, North Shore, 14th September – Tonga v Canada, Whangarei, 18th September – France v Canada, Napier, 21st September – Tonga v Japan, Whangarei, 24th September – New Zealand v France, Auckland, 27th September – Canada v Japan, Napier, 1st October – France v Tonga, Wellington, 2nd October – New Zealand v Canada, Wellington.



Argentina, England, Scotland, Georgia, Romania

10th September – Scotland v Romania, Invercargill, Argentina v England, Dunedin, 14th September Scotland v Georgia, 17th September – Argentina v Romania, Invercargill, 18th September – England v Georgia, 24th September – England v Romania, Dunedin, 25th September – Argentina v Scotland, 28th September – Georgia v Romania, Palmerston North, 1st October – England v Scotland, Auckland, 2nd October – Argentina v Georgia, Palmerston North.



Australia, Ireland, Italy, Russia, United States

11th September – Australia v Italy, Auckland, 15th September – Russia v United States, New Plymouth, 17th September – Australia v Ireland, Auckland, 20th September – Italy v Russia, Nelson, 23rd September – Australia v United States, Wellington, 25th September – Ireland v Russia, Rotorua, 27th September – Italy v United States, Nelson, 1st October – Australia v Russia, Nelson, 2nd October – Ireland v Italy, Dunedin.



South Africa, Wales, Fiji, Samoa, Namibia

10th September – Fiji v Namibia, Rotorua, 11th September – South Africa v Wales, Wellington, 14th September – Samoa v Namibia, Rotorua, 17th September – South Africa v Fiji, Wellington, 18th September – Wales v Samoa, Hamilton, 20th September – Italy v Russia, Nelson, 22nd September – South Africa v Namibia, North Shore, 25th September – Fiji v Samoa, Auckland, 26th September – Wales v Namibia, New Plymouth, 30th September – South Africa v Samoa, North Shore, 2nd October – Wales v Fiji, Hamilton.

Quarter-finals: 8th and 9th October

Semi-finals: 15th and 16th October

Third Place match: 21st October

Final: 23rd October

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