Rugby World Cup 2022 Groups Fixtures | RWC 2022 Groups & Teams

2022 Rugby World Cup is approaching fast and the excitement of fans is at its peak. Starting from October 8, 2022, is expected to be the most entertaining season on Rugby. RWC 2022 Schedule is already announced and Japan is hosting it. A total of 26 matches will be played in this tournament and 3 different venues are selected for the matches. As the event approaches, fans are now searching for RWC 2022 Pools and Groups so we are providing the 2022 Rugby World Cup Pools right here.



There are 12 teams participating in this tournament and they are adjusted into three Groups, each RWC 2022 group contains 4 teams. The top 12 teams from 2015 Rugby World Cup have automatically qualified which are New Zealand (2 consecutive wins), Argentina, South Africa, Australia, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, Georgia, France, England, Italy, and the rugby world cup 2021 host, Japan. The other 8 teams made their entry in the tournament later after qualification matches and tournaments. Only two teams out of 5 will qualify for Rugby World Cup 2022 Quarter Finals from each POOL so it is going to be a very competitive tournament as each pool have some badass teams which will fight very hard to reach in Quarter Finals and then the knockout phase will start till the BIG Final. The host, Japan has been very unlucky in the previous eight tournaments as they never passed the group stage, it is yet to be witnessed how they perform on their home grounds.

Rugby World Cup 2022 Pools and Team Ranks

Below, we have provided you teams in each rugby world cup 2022 group and their rankings:

POOL A Teams

  • IRELAND (Ranks # 3)
  • SCOTLAND (Ranks # 7)
  • JAPAN (Ranks # 11)
  • RUSSIA (Ranks # 20)
  • SAMOA (Ranks # 16)

POOL B Teams

  • NEW ZEALAND (Ranks # 1)
  • SOUTH AFRICA (Ranks # 5)
  • ITALY (Ranks # 14)
  • NAMIBIA (Ranks # 21)
  • CANADA (Ranks # 22)

POOL C Teams

  • ENGLAND (Ranks # 4)
  • FRANCE (Ranks # 8)
  • ARGENTINA (Ranks # 10)
  • USA (Ranks # 15)
  • TONGA (Ranks # 13)

POOL D Teams

  • AUSTRALIA (Ranks # 6)
  • WALES (Ranks # 2)
  • GEORGIA (Ranks # 12)
  • FIJI (Ranks # 9)
  • URUGUAY (Ranks # 17)
#POOL APOOL BPOOL CPOOL D
1.IRELANDNEW ZEALANDENGLANDAUSTRALIA
2.SCOTLANDSOUTH AFRICAFRANCEWALES
3.JAPANITALYARGENTINAGEORGIA
4.RUSSIANAMIBIAUSAFIJI
5.SAMOACANADATONGAURUGUAY

Rugby World Cup 2022 Pool Matches Schedule

There are four teams in each group and a total of six matches will be played in each group which means all teams will get to play three group matches (One against every team) and out of them, top 2 will qualify for the next round which is Quarter Finals. So this is a very interesting and competitive format and margin of mistake is very low.

POOL A Fixtures

Japan vs Russia



Fri 20 Sep – 19:45 (Local) – Tokyo Stadium

Ireland vs Scotland

Sun 22 Sep – 16:45 (Local) – International Stadium Yokohama

Russia vs Samoa

Tue 24 Sep – 19:15 (Local) – Kumagaya Rugby Stadium

Japan vs Ireland

Sat 28 Sep – 16:15 (Local) – Shizuoka Stadium Ecopa

Scotland vs Samoa

Mon 30 Sep – 19:15 (Local) – Kobe Misaki Stadium

Ireland vs Russia

Thu 3 Oct – 19:15 (Local) – Kobe Misaki Stadium

Japan vs Samoa

Sat 5 Oct – 19:30 (Local) – City of Toyota Stadium

Scotland vs Russia

Wed 9 Oct – 16:15 (Local) – Shizuoka Stadium Ecopa

Ireland vs Samoa

Sat 12 Oct – 19:45 (Local) – Fukuoka Hakatanomori Stadium

Japan vs Scotland

Sun 13 Oct – 19:45 (Local) – International Stadium Yokohama

POOL B Fixtures

New Zealand vs South Africa

Sat 21 Sep – 18:45 (Local) – International Stadium Yokohama

Italy vs Namibia

Sun 22 Sep – 14:15 (Local) – Hanazono Rugby Stadium

Italy vs Canada

Thu 26 Sep – 16:45 (Local) – Fukuoka Hakatanomori Stadium

South Africa vs Namibia

Sat 28 Sep – 18:45 (Local) – City of Toyota Stadium

New Zealand vs Canada

Wed 2 Oct – 19:15 (Local) – Oita Stadium

South Africa vs Italy

Fri 4 Oct – 18:45 (Local) – Shizuoka Stadium Ecopa

New Zealand vs Namibia

Sun 6 Oct – 13:45 (Local) – Tokyo Stadium

South Africa vs Canada

Tue 8 Oct – 19:15 (Local) – Kobe Misaki Stadium

New Zealand vs Italy

Sat 12 Oct – 13:45 (Local) – City of Toyota Stadium

Namibia vs Canada

Sun 13 Oct – 12:15 (Local) – Kamaishi Recovery Memorial Stadium

POOL C Fixtures

France vs Argentina

Sat 21 Sep – 16:15 (Local) – Tokyo Stadium

England vs Tonga

Sun 22 Sep – 19:15 (Local) – Sapporo Dome

England vs USA

Thu 26 Sep – 19:45 (Local) – Kobe Misaki Stadium

Argentina vs Tonga

Sat 28 Sep – 13:45 (Local) – Hanazono Rugby Stadium

France vs USA

Wed 2 Oct – 16:45 (Local) – Fukuoka Hakatanomori Stadium

England vs Argentina

Sat 5 Oct – 17:00 (Local) – Tokyo Stadium

France vs Tonga

Sun 6 Oct – 16:45 (Local) – Kumamoto Stadium

Argentina vs USA

Wed 9 Oct – 13:45 (Local) – Kumagaya Rugby Stadium

England vs France

Sat 12 Oct – 17:15 (Local) – International Stadium Yokohama

USA vs Tonga

Sun 13 Oct – 14:45 (Local) – Hanazono Rugby Stadium

POOL D Fixtures

Australia vs Fiji

Sat 21 Sep – 13:45 (Local) – Sapporo Dome

Wales vs Georgia

Mon 23 Sep – 19:15 (Local) – City of Toyota Stadium

Fiji vs Uruguay

Wed 25 Sep – 14:15 (Local) – Kamaishi Recovery Memorial Stadium

Georgia vs Uruguay

Sun 29 Sep – 14:15 (Local) – Kumagaya Rugby Stadium

Australia vs Wales

Sun 29 Sep – 16:45 (Local) – Tokyo Stadium

Georgia vs Fiji

Thu 3 Oct – 14:15 (Local) – Hanazono Rugby Stadium

Australia vs Uruguay

Sat 5 Oct – 14:15 (Local) – Oita Stadium

Wales vs Fiji

Wed 9 Oct – 18:45 (Local) – Oita Stadium

Australia vs Georgia

Fri 11 Oct – 19:15 (Local) – Shizuoka Stadium Ecopa

Wales vs Uruguay

Sun 13 Oct – 17:15 (Local) – Kumamoto Stadium

Relevant Links:

Rugby World Cup 2022 Points Table
Rugby World Cup 2022 Calendar

Rugby World Cup 2022 Tickets
Rugby World Cup 2022 Teams
Rugby World Cup 2022 Live Streaming

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