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World Cup 2015

Overview
The 20 teams were divided into 4 pools of 5 teams, the first 2 qualifying for quarter finals.

Stadia

Stadiums involved were:

Venue Round Date Match Score
England
Brighton Community Stadium, Brighton Group phase - Pool B 19/09/2015 South Africa - Japan 32-34
20/09/2015 Samoa - United States 25-16
Elland Road, Leeds Group phase - Pool B 27/09/2015 Scotland - United States 39-16
Group phase - Pool D 26/09/2015 Italy - Canada 23-18
Kingsholm, Gloucester Group phase - Pool B 23/09/2015 Scotland - Japan 45-10
11/10/2015 United States - Japan 18-28
Group phase - Pool C 19/09/2015 Tonga - Georgia 10-17
25/09/2015 Argentina - Georgia 54-9
Leicester City Stadium, Leicester Group phase - Pool C 04/10/2015 Argentina - Tonga 45-16
11/10/2015 Argentina - Namibia 64-19
Group phase - Pool D 06/10/2015 Canada - Romania 15-17
Manchester City Stadium, Manchester Group phase - Pool A 10/10/2015 England - Uruguay 60-3
Olympic Stadium, London Group phase - Pool B 07/10/2015 South Africa - United States 64-0
Group phase - Pool C 24/09/2015 New Zealand - Namibia 58-14
Group phase - Pool D 23/09/2015 France - Romania 38-11
04/10/2015 Ireland - Italy 16-9
Bronze Final 30/10/2015 South Africa - Argentina 24-13
Saint James Park, Newcastle Group phase - Pool B 03/10/2015 South Africa - Scotland 34-16
10/10/2015 Samoa - Scotland 33-36
Group phase - Pool C 09/10/2015 New Zealand - Tonga 47-9
Sandy Park, Exeter Group phase - Pool C 29/09/2015 Tonga - Namibia 35-21
07/10/2015 Namibia - Georgia 16-17
Group phase - Pool D 11/10/2015 Italy - Romania 32-22
Stadium MK, Milton Keynes Group phase - Pool A 06/10/2015 Uruguay - Fiji 15-47
Group phase - Pool B 03/10/2015 Samoa - Japan 5-26
Group phase - Pool D 01/10/2015 France - Canada 41-18
Twickenham Stadium, London Group phase - Pool A 18/09/2015 England - Fiji 35-11
26/09/2015 England - Wales 25-28
03/10/2015 England - Australia 13-33
10/10/2015 Australia - Wales 15-6
Group phase - Pool D 19/09/2015 France - Italy 32-10
Quarter finals 17/10/2015 South Africa - Wales 23-19
18/10/2015 Australia - Scotland 35-34
Semifinals 24/10/2015 South Africa - New Zealand 18-20
25/10/2015 Argentina - Australia 15-29
Final 31/10/2015 New Zealand - Australia 34-17
Villa Park, Birmingham Group phase - Pool A 27/09/2015 Australia - Uruguay 65-3
Group phase - Pool B 26/09/2015 South Africa - Samoa 46-6
Wembley Stadium, London Group phase - Pool C 20/09/2015 New Zealand - Argentina 26-16
Group phase - Pool D 27/09/2015 Ireland - Romania 44-10
Wales
Millennium Stadium, Cardiff Group phase - Pool A 20/09/2015 Wales - Uruguay 54-9
23/09/2015 Australia - Fiji 28-13
01/10/2015 Wales - Fiji 23-13
Group phase - Pool C 02/10/2015 New Zealand - Georgia 43-10
Group phase - Pool D 19/09/2015 Ireland - Canada 50-7
11/10/2015 France - Ireland 9-24
Quarter finals 17/10/2015 New Zealand - France 62-13
18/10/2015 Ireland - Argentina 20-43



Qualifiers

Group phase
Poule A
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiffTFTATBLB
1Australia1744001413510617210Qualified to quarter finals
2Wales134301111624911210
3England114202133755816521
4Fiji5410384101-17101110
5Uruguay0400430226-19623600

Matches
Group phase
18/09/2015England - Fiji35-11
20/09/2015Wales - Uruguay54-9
23/09/2015Australia - Fiji28-13
26/09/2015England - Wales25-28
27/09/2015Australia - Uruguay65-3
01/10/2015Wales - Fiji23-13
03/10/2015England - Australia13-33
06/10/2015Uruguay - Fiji15-47
10/10/2015Australia - Wales15-6
10/10/2015England - Uruguay60-3

Poule B
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiffTFTATBLB
1South Africa1643011765612023431Qualified to quarter finals
2Scotland144301136934314920
3Japan12430198100-291200
4Samoa6410369124-5571311
5United States0400450156-10652000

Matches
Group phase
19/09/2015South Africa - Japan32-34
20/09/2015Samoa - United States25-16
23/09/2015Scotland - Japan45-10
26/09/2015South Africa - Samoa46-6
27/09/2015Scotland - United States39-16
03/10/2015Samoa - Japan5-26
03/10/2015South Africa - Scotland34-16
07/10/2015South Africa - United States64-0
10/10/2015Samoa - Scotland33-36
11/10/2015United States - Japan18-28

Poule C
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiffTFTATBLB
1New Zealand1944001744912525330Qualified to quarter finals
2Argentina1543011797010922730
3Georgia8420253123-7051600
4Tonga6410370130-6081711
5Namibia1400470174-10482501

Matches
Group phase
19/09/2015Tonga - Georgia10-17
20/09/2015New Zealand - Argentina26-16
24/09/2015New Zealand - Namibia58-14
25/09/2015Argentina - Georgia54-9
29/09/2015Tonga - Namibia35-21
02/10/2015New Zealand - Georgia43-10
04/10/2015Argentina - Tonga45-16
07/10/2015Namibia - Georgia16-17
09/10/2015New Zealand - Tonga47-9
11/10/2015Argentina - Namibia64-19

Poule D
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiffTFTATBLB
1Ireland184400134359916220Qualified to quarter finals
2France144301120635712620
3Italy1042027488-147811
4Romania4410360129-6971700
5Canada2400458131-7371602

Matches
Group phase
19/09/2015France - Italy32-10
19/09/2015Ireland - Canada50-7
23/09/2015France - Romania38-11
26/09/2015Italy - Canada23-18
27/09/2015Ireland - Romania44-10
01/10/2015France - Canada41-18
04/10/2015Ireland - Italy16-9
06/10/2015Canada - Romania15-17
11/10/2015France - Ireland9-24
11/10/2015Italy - Romania32-22

Final phase
Quarter finalsSemifinalsFinal
South Africa
10/17/2015 - 23-19South Africa
10/24/2015 - 18-20
WalesNew Zealand
New Zealand10/31/2015 - 34-17
10/17/2015 - 62-13
New Zealand
FranceNew Zealand
Ireland
10/18/2015 - 20-43Argentina
10/25/2015 - 15-29
Argentina
AustraliaAustralia
10/18/2015 - 35-34
Australia
Scotland
3rd place final
South Africa
10/30/2015 - 24-13South Africa
Argentina