Rugby world cup 2011 - Fixtures and teams

New Zealand is ready and set for 2011 Rugby world cup. This article gives you details about fixture of Rugby world cup 2011.There are 20 teams playing in this 2011 world cup. More details about teams and groups are given in this article. Read this article till the end for complete information.

About Rugby world cup 2011

Venue for Rugby world cup 2011 will be held in New Zealand. Rugby world cup 2011 will commence on 9th September 2011 and ends on 23rd October 2011. New Zealand is hosting the 9th edition of Rugby world cup 2011. There will be total 20 teams playing in Rugby world cup 2011. Russia is playing for the first time in a Rugby world cup, which is their debut in 2011.
Rugby world cup 2011
There will be four pools in the competition namely, Pool A, Pool B, Pool C and Pool D. Each pool consists of five teams and they will compete each other in the first rounds. Final match of the Rugby world cup 2011 will be held at Eden Park, Auckland, New Zealand. You can get the fixtures, teams and groups of Rugby world cup 2011 from this article.

Rugby world cup 2011 Fixtures

Fixtures for 2011 Rugby world cup is given below

Pool A matches

09/09/2011: New Zealand vs Tonga at Eden Park, Auckland
10/09/2011: France vs Japan at North Harbour Stadium, Auckland
14/09/2011: New Zealand vs Japan at Hamilton
18/09/2011: France vs Canada at Napier
21/09/2011: Tonga vs Japan at Whangarei
24/09/2011: New Zealand vs France at Eden Park, Auckland
27/09/2011: Canada vs Japan at Napier
01/10/2011: France vs Tonga at Wellington
02/10/2011: New Zealand vs Canada at Wellington

Pool B matches

10/09/2011: Scotland vs Romania at Invercargill
10/09/2011: Argentina vs England at Dunedin
14/09/2011: Scotland vs Georgia at Invercargill
17/09/2011: Argentina vs Romania at Invercargill
18/09/2011: England vs Georgia at Dunedin
24/09/2011: England vs Romania at Dunedin
25/09/2011: Argentina vs Scotland at Wellington
28/09/2011: Georgia vs Romania at Palmerston North
01/10/2011: England vs Scotland at Eden Park, Auckland
02/10/2011: Argentina vs Georgia at Palmerston North

Pool C matches

11/09/2011: Australia vs Italy at Eden Park, Auckland
11/09/2011: Ireland vs Ireland v USA at New Plymouth
15/09/2011: Russia vs USA at New Plymouth
17/09/2011: Australia vs Ireland at Eden Park, Auckland
20/09/2011: Italy vs Russia at Nelson
23/09/2011: Australia vs USA at Wellington
25/09/2011: Ireland vs Russia at Rotorua
27/09/2011: Italy vs USA at Nelson
01/10/2011: Australia vs Russia at Nelson
02/10/2011: Ireland vs Italy at Dunedin

Pool D matches

10/09/2011: Fiji vs Namibia at Rotorua
11/09/2011: South Africa vs Wales at Wellington
14/09/2011: Samoa vs Namibia at Rotorua
17/09/2011: South Africa vs Fiji at Wellington
18/09/2011: Wales vs Samoa at Hamilton
22/09/2011: South Africa vs Namibia at North Harbour Stadium, Auckland
25/09/2011: Fiji vs Samoa at Eden Park, Auckland
26/09/2011: Wales vs Namibia at New Plymouth
30/09/2011: South Africa vs Samoa at North Harbour Stadium, Auckland
02/10/2011: Wales vs Fiji at Hamilton

Quarter-finals matches

08/10/2011: Winner C vs Runner up D at Wellington
08/10/2011: Winner B vs Runner up A at Eden Park, Auckland
09/10/2011: Winner D vs Runner up C at Wellington
09/10/2011: Winner A vs Runner up B at Eden Park, Auckland

Semi-finals matches

15/10/2011: Winner QF1 vs Winner QF2 at Eden Park, Auckland
16/10/2011: Winner QF3 vs Winner QF4 at Eden Park, Auckland

Third place match

21/10/2011: Loser SF1 vs Loser SF2 at Eden Park, Auckland

Final match

23/10/2011: Winner SF1 vs Winner SF2 at Eden Park, Auckland

Rugby world cup 2011 teams and group

Teams for Rugby world cup 2011 teams are given below. There will be 20 teams, which is divided into 4 groups. More details are given here

Pool A teams

New Zealand

Pool B teams


Pool C teams


Pool D teams

South Africa


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