May 15, 2018 / 11:22 PM / 2 months ago

Updated pool draw for the 2019 World Cup

(Reuters) - Updated pool draw for next year’s Rugby World Cup in Japan after Russia replaced Romania as Europe 1 and Germany replaced Belgium in the cross regional playoffs on Tuesday:

POOL A

Ireland

Scotland

Japan

Russia

Playoff winner*

POOL B

New Zealand

South Africa

Italy

Africa 1**

Repechage winner***

POOL C

England

France

Argentina

United States

Tonga

POOL D

Australia

Wales

Georgia

Fiji

Uruguay

* Germany play Portugal with the winners facing Samoa in the playoff over two legs.

** Winners of the six-team 2018 Africa Gold Cup (Jun 16 to Aug 18)

*** The losers of Germany and Portugal will join Canada and two as yet undetermined teams in a round robin repechage for a single spot in the finals

Compiled by Nick Mulvenney, editing by Ian Ransom

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