Rugby World Cup is a professional international rugby tournament by women. It is contested every 4 years. It was originally scheduled to be held between 18 September and 16 October 2021. But due to the increased spread of COVID-19, it has been postponed to next year. In 2017, the tournament was held in Dublin. Check Rugby World Cup 2021 Qualifying Schedule, Team List, Where To Watch Live Stream?
The ninth edition of Rugby World Cup 2021 for women is going to be held in New Zealand in the cities of Auckland and Whangārei. The schedule is from 8 October to 22 November 2022, which was announced on 12th May 2021. The team New Zealand are the defending champions. Check out the further details for Rugby World Cup 2021.
Team List and Format Rugby World Cup 2021
The tournament begins at a pool stage. Each pool will be a single round-robin of six games, in which each team will play one match against each of the other teams in the same pool. Twelve teams of the tournament are divided into 3 pools consisting of four teams each. Pool A, B, and C. The following are the teams in their respective Pools.
- New Zealand
- Repechage Winner
- United states of America
- Europe 1
- Asia 1
- South Africa
Rugby World Cup 2021 Qualifying Schedule
The schedule for Rugby World Cup 2021, to be held from 8th October 2022 in New Zealand. The format of the game is going to be the same as in previous years. A further six teams (England, France, United States, Canada, Australia, and Wales) qualified automatically as top seven finishers at the 2017 tournament.
New Zealand Qualifies automatically being the winner of 2017, before announcing as a host country for 2022.
|08- Oct 2021||South Africa vs France||C||14:15||Eden Park, Auckland|
|08- Oct 2021||Fiji vs England||C||16:45||Eden Park, Auckland|
|08-Oct 2021||Australia vs New Zealand||A||19:15||Eden Park, Auckland|
|USA vs Europe 1||B||12:45||Northland Events Centre, Whangarei|
|Asia 1 vs Canada||B||15:15||Northland Events Centre, Whangarei|
|Wales vs Final Qualifier Winner||A||17:45||Northland Events Centre, Whangarei|
|Final Qualifier Winner vs Australia||A||15:00||Northland Events Centre, Whangarei|
|USA vs Asia 1||B||17:30||Northland Events Centre, Whangarei|
|France vs England||C||20:00||Northland Events Centre, Whangarei|
|Europe 1 vs Canada||B||12:45||Waitakere Stadium, Auckland|
|Wales vs NewZealand||A||15:15||Waitakere Stadium, Auckland|
|Fiji vs South Africa||C||17:45||Waitakere Stadium, Auckland|
|Australia vs New Zealand||A||14:15||Northland Events Centre, Whangarei|
|New Zealand vs Final Qualifier Winner||A||16:45||Northland Events Centre, Whangarei|
|France vs Fiji||C||19:15||Northland Events Centre, Whangarei|
|Asia 1 vs Europe 1||B||12:45||Waitakere Stadium, Auckland|
|Canada vs USA||B||15:15||Waitakere Stadium, Auckland|
|England vs South Africa||C||17:45||Waitakere Stadium, Auckland|
Quarterfinals and Finals Schedule
|29-Oct-21||TBC||Quarter Final 1||Northland Events, Centre, Whangarei||16:30|
|29-Oct-21||TBC||Quarter-Final 2||Northland Events, Centre, Whangarei||19:30|
|30-Oct-21||TBC||Quarter-Final 3||Waitakere Stadium, Auckland||13:30|
|30-Oct-21||TBC||Quarter-Final 4||Waitakere Stadium, Auckland||16:30|
|05-Nov-21||TBC||Semi- Final 1||Eden Park, Auckland||16:30|
|05-Nov-21||TBC||Semi- Final 2||Eden Park, Auckland||19:30|
Semi-Finals 1 vs Semi-Finals 2
|Bronze Final||Eden Park, Auckland||16:30|
Semi-Finals 1 vs Semi-Final 2
|Final||Eden Park, Auckland||19:30|
Where To Watch Live Stream Rugby World Cup 2021?
To watch the live streaming, Sky Sports is the global broadcaster for the Rugby World Cup 2021. Here, you can check the entire list of channels as per region or country of Rugby World Cup 2021 to be broadcasted.
|New Zealand||Spark Sport & TVNZ|
|Canada||TSN and RDS|
|France||Eurosport & France Televisions|
|Ireland||Eir Sport & RTE|
|USA||NBC Sports, Univision Deportes|