Rugby World Cup: Quarter-finals fixtures unveiled

Canada will be facing USA for the second time in the competition
Canada will be facing USA for the second time in the competition
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The fixtures for the quarter-finals in the ongoing Rugby World Cup 2021 has been confirmed following the conclusion of the final group games.

Pool A:

New Zealand finished the group unbeaten with three wins from as many games to seal the top spot while Australia's win over Wales helped them take the second place with eight points. Wales too have managed to make it the knock-out phase as they finished as one of the two best placed third ranked team among the three groups.

New Zealand will be facing Wales at Northland Events Centre on 29th October while Australia will be locking horns with an in-form England side in Auckland on 30th October.

Pool B:

Canada with wins over Italy, USA and Japan sailed through the quarter-finals with 15 points. Italy with two wins from three matches finished second while USA also sneaked to the next round as the other best finished third placed team apart from Wales.

Canada will have a re-match against USA in the quarter-finals with Waitakere Stadium in Auckland hosting the encounter while France will be facing Italy in Whangarei for their knock out game on 29th October.

Pool C:

England's convincing win over South Africa meant they have extended their winning streak to 28 games and are the team to beat in the tournament along with New Zealand. The red rose team will be facing the Wallaroos in the quarter-finals with the second team in the group France taking on Italy.

Fixtures for Quarter-finals:

29th October

France v Italy in Whangarei
New Zealand v Wales in Whangarei

30th October

England v Australia in Auckland
Canada v USA in Auckland