Rugby World Cup 2019 Pools and Group Points Table

20 teams are going to be participate in the upcoming tournament of Rugby World Cup 2019 which is starting from 20th September, 2019 in Japan. All the teams are divided in the four groups named as Pool A, Pool B, Pool C and Pool D. Every pool is consisting of 5 teams.

Defending champion and three times winner New Zealand and two times winner South Africa are in the same Pool B. One-time winner England is in Pool C and two times winner Australia is in Pool D. From every pool, top 2 teams will qualify for the quarter finals. A Round Robin format will be used for every pool, each team has to play against all other teams in the same pool.

Pool A: Ireland, Scotland, Japan, Russia, Samoa.
Pool B: New Zealand, South Africa, Italy, Namibia, Canada.
Pool C: England, France, Argentina, USA, Tonga.
Pool D: Australia, Wales, Georgia, Fiji, Uruguay.

Host Japan, Ireland, France, Wales, Fiji, Scotland and Argentina are the teams which can surprised the favorite teams. The teams finished at 1st three positions in each pool will automatically qualify for the next Rugby World Cup 2023.

Each team will get 4 points for every match win in the pool, 2 points will be given for a draw match and 0 points for the defeat. A bonus point can also be awarded if a team scoring 4 tries in a match or lose the match by less than 8 points.

Pld = Number of games played; W = Number of games won; D = Number of games drawn; L = Number of games lost; TF = Number of tries scored (Tries For); PF = Total number of points scored by the team (Points For); PA = Total number of points scored against the team (Points Against); +/− = The difference, PF − PA; BP = Bonus pool points; Pts = Total number of pool points.

POOL A

TeamPlayedWinDrawLostTFPFPA+/-BPPoints
Japan44001311562+53319
Ireland43011812127+94416
Scotland42021611955+64311
Samoa4103858128-7015
Russia4004119160-14100

POOL B

TeamPlayedWinDrawLostTFPFPA+/-BPPoints
South Africa43102215722+135316
New Zealand43013618536+149315
Italy4211789878+20212
Namibia401317534175-14102
Canada401317714177-16302

POOL C

TeamPlayedWinDrawLostTFPFPA+/-BPPoints
England43101711920+99317
France431097951+28115
Argentina42021410691+15311
Tonga4103967105-3826
USA4004752156-10400

POOL D

TeamPlayedWinDrawLostTFPFPA+/-BPPoints
Wales44001713669+67319
Australia43012013668+68416
Fiji410317110108+237
Georgia4103965122-5715
Uruguay4103660140-8004

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