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Rugby World Cup 2021 Qualifying Schedule, Team list, Where to Watch Live Stream?

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Rugby World Cup is the men’s tournament which takes place every 4 years. The top international team stake part in the tournament and compete for the World Cup. It is going to be the 9th edition of the tournament for season 2021. Check Rugby World Cup 2021 Qualifying Schedule, Where To Watch Live Stream?

The matches for the season will be starting from October 2022 and will continue till November 2022. The event is official to be taking place in 2021 however, the matches postpone 2022 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. There in all 12 nations taking part in the tournament and 26 matches will be played.

Rugby World Cup will have 23 participating teams in the league. The current holders of the title are South Africa (2019).

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The most popular nations in the World Cup are New Zealand and South Africa both the nation has won a total of 3 titles. The 2019 tournament is hot by Japan whereas the nation that will be hosting the 2023 World Cup is France.

Check out more details about the Rugby World Cup 2021 qualifying schedule, team, and live streaming here on this page.

Rugby World Cup 2021 Qualifying Schedule, Where To Watch Live Stream

Rugby World Cup 2021 Qualifying Schedule

DateTeam 1Team 2POOLVenueTime
(Local)
8 Oct 2021South AfricaFranceCEden Park, Auckland14:15
8 Oct 2021FijiEnglandCEden Park, Auckland16:45
8 Oct 2021AustraliaNew ZealandAEden Park, Auckland19:15
9 Oct 2021USAEurope 1BNorthland Events
Centre, Whangarei
12:45
9 Oct 2021 Asia 1CanadaB Northland Events
Centre, Whangarei
15:15
9 Oct 2021WalesFinal Qualifier
Winner
A Northland Events
Centre, Whangarei
17:45
15 Oct 2021Final Qualifier
Winner
AustraliaA Northland Events
Centre, Whangarei
15:00
15 Oct 2021USAAsia 1B Northland Events
Centre, Whangarei
17:30
15 Oct 2021FranceEnglandC Northland Events
Centre, Whangarei
20:00
16 Oct 2021Europe 1CanadaBWaitakere Stadium,
Auckland
12:45
16 Oct 2021Wales New Zealand A Waitakere Stadium,
Auckland
15:15
16 Oct 2021FijiSouth AfricaC Waitakere Stadium,
Auckland
17:45

Rugby World Cup Matches Ctd.

22 Oct 2021Australia WalesANorthland Events Centre,
Whangarei
14:15
22 Oct 2021New ZealandFinal Qualifier
W
A Northland Events Centre,
Whangarei
16:45
22 Oct 2021France FijiC Northland Events Centre,
Whangarei
19:15
23 Oct 2021Asia 1 Europe 1BWaitakere Stadium,
Auckland
12:45
23 Oct 2021Canada USAB Waitakere Stadium,
Auckland
15:15
23 Oct 2021EnglandSouth AfricaC Waitakere Stadium,
Auckland
17:45
29 Oct 2021TBCTBCQuarter
Final 1
Northland Events
Centre, Whangarei
16:30
29 Oct 2021TBCTBCQuarter-Final 2 Northland Events
Centre, Whangarei
19:30
30 Oct 2021TBC TBC Quarter-Final 3Waitakere Stadium,
Auckland
13:30
30 Oct 2021TBCTBC Quarter-Final 4 Waitakere Stadium,
Auckland
16:30
5 Nov 2021TBCTBCSemi-
Finals 1
Eden Park,
Auckland
16:30
5 Nov 2021 TBC TBC Semi-
Finals 2
Eden Park,
Auckland
19:30
12 Nov 2021Runnerup
Semi-Finals 1
Runnerup
Semi-Finals 2
Bronze Final Eden Park,
Auckland
16:30
12 Nov 2021 Winner Semi-
Finals 1
Winner Semi-
Final 2
FinalEden Park,
Auckland
19:30

Rugby World Cup Qualified Teams

the qualifiers of the game are decided in this way. New Zealand is the title winner for the previous season and hence directly enters into the qualification. The top 7 seasons of the previous season also is qualified.

The rest of the qualifying teams will be selected on the basis of the matches taking place in 2021.

RegionTeam Method
AfricaSouth Africa2019 Rugby Africa Women’s Cup Wimmers
EuropeEnglandTop 7
(2017)
EuropeFrance Top 7
(2017)
EuropeWales Top 7
(2017)
North AmericaCanada Top 7
(2017)
North AmericaUnited States Top 7
(2017)
OceaniaAustralia Top 7
(2017)
OceaniaFijiOceania play-off winners
OceaniaNew Zealand Top 7
(2017) / (Host)

Where To Watch Rugby World Cup 2021 Live Stream

The matches will be live streaming on the official broadcasting partners of the World Cup. The host broadcasting of the tournament is with Spark Sport. The will also be live streaming on the digital platform of Spark Sport.

The matches will be streaming in New Zealand on the TVNZ. Fans of the game from the United Kingdom (UK) can enjoy the streaming of the matches on ITV. Australian fans can enjoy the matches on Stan Sport.

Fans from Canada can enjoy the streaming of the matches on the TSN and RDS. The fans from Ireland can enjoy the streaming of the matches on the Eir Sport & RTE.

The matches will be live streaming in the USA on NBC Sports ad Univision Deportes

New ZealandSpark Sport & TVNZ
United KingdomITV
AustraliaStan Sport
CanadaTSN and RDS
FranceEurosport & France Televisions
IrelandEir Sport & RTE
USANBC Sports, Univision Deportes

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