Rugby World Cup 2023: tickets, groups, schedule… Info

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RUGBY 2023. Less than a year from the Rugby World Cup in France, find out all the information about the tournament.

[Mis à jour le 21 septembre 2022 à 10h27] The 2023 Rugby World Cup will probably be the sporting event of the year in France. Never world champion, the French rugby team has a golden generation with in particular a certain Antoine Dupont, voted best player on the planet in 2021. Titled in the 2021 VI Nations tournament with a Grand Slam as a bonus, the Blues are clearly the favorites of this World Cup.

But beware, in a tough group with New Zealand in particular, which will quite simply be the opening match of this 2023 World Cup in Paris, the France team must not trip over the mat from the start phase. groups. Ireland, three-time winner of the All Blacks in 2021, England or even Australia and South Africa, will also and as usual be teams to follow for this World Cup.

The Rugby World Cup takes place once every four years. The next edition will take place in 2023 from Friday September 8 to Saturday October 28.

In 2019, the World Cup was held in Japan where South Africa became world champion. In 2023, the Rugby World Cup will take place in France.

Organized in France, the 2023 World Cup will take place in nine stadiums: the Stade de France in Paris, the Stade Vélodrome in Marseille, the Stade des Lumières in Lyon, the Stade Pierre-Mauroy in Lille, the Stade Atlantique in Bordeaux, the Geoffroy-Guichard stadium in Saint-Etienne, the Beaujoire stadium in Nantes, the Allianz Riviera in Nice and the Toulouse stadium.

Stade de France (Paris):

  • France – New Zealand (Friday 8 September)
  • Australia – Georgia (Saturday 9 September)
  • South Africa – Ireland (Saturday 23 September)
  • Ireland – Scotland (Saturday 7 October)
  • Quarter-final 2: 1st Pool B – 2nd Pool A (Saturday 14 October)
  • Quarter-final 4: 1st Pool A – 2nd Pool B (Sunday 15 October)
  • Semi-final 1: Winner quarter-final 1 – Winner quarter-final 2 (Friday 20 October)
  • Semi-final 2: Winner quarter-final 3 – Winner quarter-final 3 (Saturday 21 October)
  • Final for third place (Friday, October 27)
  • World Cup Final (Saturday October 28)

Matmut Atlantic (Bordeaux):

  • Ireland – Romania (Saturday 9 September)
  • Wales – Fiji (Sunday 10 September)
  • Samoa – Americas 2 (Saturday September 16)
  • South Africa – Romania (Sunday 17 September)
  • Fiji – Georgia (Saturday September 30)

Pierre Mauroy Stadium (Lille):

  • France – Uruguay (Thursday 14 September)
  • England – America 2 (Saturday September 23)
  • Scotland – Romania (Saturday 30 September)
  • England – Samoa (Saturday 7 October)
  • Asia 1- Romania (Saturday 8 October)

OL Park (Lyon):

  • Wales – Australia (Sunday 24 September)
  • Uruguay – Africa 1 (Wednesday, September 27)
  • New Zealand – Italy (Friday 29 September)
  • New Zealand – Uruguay (Thursday 5 October)
  • France – Italy (Friday 6 October)

Velodrome Stadium (Marseille):

  • England – Argentina (Saturday 9 September)
  • South Africa – Scotland (Sunday September 10)
  • France – Africa 1 (Thursday, September 21)
  • South Africa – Asia 1 (Sunday October 1)
  • Quarter-final 1: 1st Pool C – 2nd Pool D (Saturday 14 October)
  • Quarter-final 3: 1st Pool D – 2nd Pool C (Sunday 15 October)

Beaujoire Stadium (Nantes):

  • Ireland – Asia 1 (Saturday September 16)
  • Argentina – Americas 2 (Saturday September 30)
  • Wales – Georgia (Saturday 7 October)
  • Japan – Argentina (Sunday 8 October)

Allianz Riviera (Nice):

  • Wales – Winner of the Final Qualifying Tournament (Saturday 16 September)
  • England – Japan (Sunday September 17)
  • Italy – Uruguay (Wednesday 20 September)
  • Scotland – Asia 1 (Sunday September 24)

Geoffrey Guichard Stadium (Saint-Étienne):

  • Italy – South Africa (Saturday 9 September)
  • Australia – Fiji (Sunday September 17)
  • Argentina – Samoa (Friday September 22)
  • Australia – Winner of the Final Qualifying Tournament (Sunday October 1)

Toulouse Stadium (Toulouse):

  • Japan – America 2 (Sunday September 10)
  • New Zealand – Africa 1 (Friday September 15)
  • Georgia – Final Qualifying Tournament Winner (Saturday, September 23)
  • Japan – Samoa (Thursday September 28)
  • Fiji – Winner of the Final Qualifying Tournament (Sunday 8 October)

250,000 tickets went on sale in September 2021 and sold out fairly quickly. But packs for the final phases will be offered from March 15, 2022 from 6:00 p.m., to the Family 2023 on the site of the World Cup 2023. The general public will be able to obtain tickets for the semi-finals and finals from March 18, 2022 at 6:00 p.m.

On February 26, 2021, the full schedule for the 2023 World Cup was revealed. The Stade de France is the stadium that will host the most matches with ten matches including the opening match between France and New Zealand. Here is the schedule:

Friday, September 8:

  • France – New Zealand (21:00)

Saturday September 9:

  • Italy – Africa 1 (1:00 p.m.)
  • Ireland – Romania (3:30 p.m.)
  • Australia – Georgia (6:00 p.m.)
  • England – Argentina (21:00)

Sunday September 10:

  • Japan – America 2 (1:00 p.m.)
  • South Africa – Scotland (5:45 p.m.)
  • Wales – Fiji (21:00)

Thursday, September 14:

Friday, September 15:

  • New Zealand – Africa 1 (21:00)

Saturday September 16:

  • Samoa – America 2 (3:00 p.m.)
  • Wales – Final Qualifying Tournament Winner (9:00 p.m.)
  • Ireland – Asia 1 (21:00)

Sunday September 17:

  • South Africa – Romania (3:00 p.m.)
  • Australia – Fiji (21:00)
  • England – Japan (21:00)

Wednesday, September 20:

Thursday, September 21:

Friday, September 22:

  • Argentina – Samoa (5:45 p.m.)

Saturday September 23:

  • Georgia – Final Qualifying Tournament Winner (2:00 p.m.)
  • England – America 2 (5:45 p.m.)
  • South Africa – Ireland (21:00)

Sunday September 24:

  • Scotland – Asia 1 (5:45 p.m.)
  • Wales – Australia (21:00)

Wednesday, September 27:

  • Uruguay – Africa 1 (5:45 p.m.)

Thursday, September 28:

Friday, September 29:

  • New Zealand – Italy (21:00)

Saturday September 30:

  • Argentina – America 2 (3:00 p.m.)
  • Fiji – Georgia (5:45 p.m.)
  • Scotland – Romania (21:00)

Sunday October 1:

  • Australia – Winner of the Final Qualifying Tournament (5:45 p.m.)
  • South Africa – Asia 1 (21:00)

Thursday, October 5:

  • New Zealand – Uruguay (21:00)

Friday, October 6:

Saturday October 7:

  • Wales – Georgia (15:00)
  • England – Samoa (5:45 p.m.)
  • Ireland – Scotland (21:00)

Sunday October 8:

  • Japan – Argentina (1:00 p.m.)
  • Tonga – Romania (5:45 p.m.)
  • Fiji – Final Qualifying Tournament Winner (9:00 p.m.)

The composition of the groups was determined in December 2020, after the draw, in the presence of the President of the Republic Emmanuel Macron, who had not brought luck to the Blues, who will find themselves opposed, from the first round to the New Zealand All Blacks. We also know officially, since this month of February 2021 that this France – All Blacks will be the opening match of the competition on Friday September 8, 2023.

In addition to New Zealand that the Blues will face in the opening match, the XV of France will also be opposed to Italy, Namibia and Uruguay. The composition of the hens :

  • Pool A: New Zealand; Italy ; Uruguay; France ; Namibia
  • Pool B: South Africa; Ireland; Scotland ; Tonga; Romania.
  • Pool C: Wales; Australia; Fiji; Georgia; winner of the last qualifying tournament.
  • Pool D: England; Japan; Argentina; Samoa; Chile

Defending champions South Africa are putting their title on the line in 2023 at the Rugby World Cup in France. New Zealand and the South Africans are among the favorites cited for the next World Cup. As for the European selections, England and France, 3rd and 4th nation in the world could come and shake up the plans of the nations of the southern hemisphere, just like Ireland, which has seen its flagship opener, Jonathan Sexton extend until 2023 with Irish Rugby Union.

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