Rugby World Cup 2021 Schedule, Draw, Fixtures, Teams & Tickets
The Women’s Rugby World Cup is scheduled to start from 18th September till 16 October 2021. The Women’s Rugby World Cup will take place in New Zealand, it will the 9th Women’s world cup and for the first time in its history, a world cup will be hosted by a southern hemisphere country. Ahead of the event, here’s Rugby World Cup 2021 schedule, draw, teams and tickets.
The draw for the pool stages is all set to take place on 20 November 2020. The draw will be held at SkyCity Theatre in Auckland and the draw which will be streamed live for rugby fans worldwide via World Rugby’s digital channels.
The World Cup will see a total of 12 teams competing for the title. Out of the 12 teams 7 teams have automatically qualified for the tournament, while South Africa Fiji qualified via their regional qualification process.
However, the teams for 3 remaining spots are yet to be decided. The list of teams taking part in next year’s World Cup is as follows.
|3||United States Of America||Automatically Qualified|
|8||Fiji||African regional Qualifications|
|9||South Africa||Oceania regional Qualifications|
|10||T.B.A||America regional Qualifications|
|11||T.B.A||Asia regional Qualifications|
|12||T.B.A||Europe regional Qualifications|
The seven teams who have automatically qualified are due to their top 7 finish in the 2019 Rugby World Cup.
Rugby World Cup 2021 Schedule
The fixture for the Rugby World Cup 2021 would be released after 20th November 2020, once the draw will be over.
However, there are 4 groups in which the teams are categorized for the draw according to their seed rankings. Thus the list of 4 groups is as follows.
Group 1: New Zealand, England, Canada
Group 2: France, Australia, USA
Group 3: Wales, Europe Qualifier Winner, South Africa
Group 4: Asia Qualifier Winner, Fiji, Oceania Qualifier winner
Rugby League World Cup 2021 (RLWC2021) Tickets
There is good news for the rugby fans as Rugby World Cup 2021 tickets will be provided by the organizers.
They are providing 20,021 free tickets due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the price of tickets is below £50. The wheelchair tournaments of RLWC2021 tickets price at £2.21 for children and £10 for adults.
Coming to the venues then there will be 3 venues for the tournament. The venue list is as follows.
RLWC2021 Broadcasters List
Sky Sports is the global broadcaster for the Rugby World Cup 2021.
|France||Eurosport, France Televisions|
|Ireland||Eir Sport, RTE|
|New Zealand||Spark Sport, TVNZ|
|U.S.A||NBC Sports, Univision Deportes|
Disclaimer: Please note that Rugby World Cup 2021 schedule, draw and fixtures dates are confirmed by the officials, though they are subject to change.