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Rugby World Cup 2023 kick-off time: full fixtures and groups schedule

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The most important rugby match will be played in September and the opening match will be a real show for all sports lovers. Know all the details about the tournament.

With the presence of Los Pumas, the 2023 Rugby World Cup will be played in France between September 8 and October 28. The opening match will be a real show for all sports fans, the host team will face New Zealand, at the Stade de France in Paris.

The World Cup will have nine venues in different host cities (Bordeaux, Lille, Lyon, Marseille, Nantes, Nice, Saint-Étienne, Saint-Denis, and Toulouse), which will host the 20 qualified teams and will have 48 matches during the 51 days of the event.

The following information is provided by rwcupdates.com

Rugby World Cup France 2023 format

Those selected will be divided into four groups of five teams each, the top two of each will qualify for the subsequent elimination stage, the championship quarterfinals.

South Africa is the last champion and will try to retain the crown in order to become, in solitude, the most winning of all time.

The particularity of this World Championship is that it will have for the first time three South American teams: Argentina, Uruguay, and Chile. Los Pumas and Los Cóndores will share Group D alongside England, Japan, and Samoa, and Los Teros will be part of Group A with France, New Zealand, Italy, and Namibia.

Rugby World Cup France 2023 Groups

GROUP A

  • New Zealand
  • Italy
  • Uruguay
  • Namibia

GROUP B

  • South Africa
  • Ireland
  • Scotland
  • Tonga
  • Romania

GROUP C

  • Welsh
  • Australia
  • Fiji
  • Georgia
  • Portugal

GRIPO D

  • England
  • Japan
  • Argentina
  • Samoa
  • Chile

Complete fixture and calendar of the Rugby World Cup France 2023

DATE 1

  • 08/09 16:15 France – New Zealand Group A
  • 09/09 08:00 Italy – Namibia Group A
  • 09/09 10:30 Ireland – Romania Group B
  • 09/09 13:00 Australia – Georgia Group C
  • 09/09 16:00 England – Argentina Group D
  • 10/09 08:00 Japan – Chile Group D
  • 10/09 12:45 South Africa – Scotland Group B
  • 10/09 16:00 Wales – Fiji Group C

DATE 2

  • 14/09 16:00 France – Uruguay Group A
  • 15/09 16:00 New Zealand – Namibia Group A
  • 16/09 10:00 Samoa – Chile Group D
  • 16/09 12:45 Wales – Portugal Group C
  • 16/09 16:00 Ireland – Tonga Group B
  • 17/09 10:00 South Africa – Romania Group B
  • 17/09 12:45 Australia – Fiji Group C
  • 17/09 16:00 England – Japan Group D

DATE 3

  • 20/09 12:45 Italy – Uruguay Group A
  • 21/09 16:00 France – Namibia Group A
  • 22/09 12:45 Argentina – Samoa Group D
  • 23/09 09:00 Georgia – Portugal Group C
  • 23/09 12:45 England – Chile Group D
  • 23/09 16:00 South Africa – Ireland Group B
  • 24/09 12:45 Scotland – Tonga Group B
  • 24/09 16:00 Wales – Australia Group C

DATE 4

  • 27/09 12:45 Uruguay – Namibia Group A
  • 28/09 16:00 Japan – Samoa Group D
  • 29/09 16:00 New Zealand – Italy Group A
  • 30/09 10:00 Argentina – Chile Group D
  • 30/09 12:45 Fiji – Georgia Group C
  • 30/09 16:00 Scotland – Romania Group B
  • 31/09 12:45 Australia – Portugal Group C
  • 31/09 16:00 South Africa – Tonga Group B

DATE 5

  • 05/10 16:00 New Zealand – Uruguay Group A
  • 06/10 16:00 Japan – Samoa Group D
  • 07/10 10:00 Wales – Georgia Group C
  • 07/10 12:45 England – Samoa Group D
  • 07/10 16:00 Ireland – Scotland Group B
  • 08/10 08:00 Japan – Argentina Group D
  • 08/10 12:45 Tonga – Romania Group B
  • 08/10 17:00 Fiji – Portugal Group C

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