Tough Draw For Ireland As Rugby World Cup Pool Draw Made For France 2023

Jason Hennessy

Jason Hennessy

Jason is the editor here at RugbyLAD and a proud Limerick man.
Jason Hennessy

France 2023.

Ireland have been drawn alongside world champions South Africa and Scotland for the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France.

The men in green were drawn against Scotland back in 2019 too and managed to defeat their Six Nations rivals before a shock defeat to Japan saw them finish second in their pool.

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South Africa, however, will be a massive test for And Farrell’s side who will also face two other teams yet to be confirmed.

Pool A
New Zealand
France
Italy
Americas 1
Africa 1

Pool B
South Africa
Ireland
Scotland
Asia/Pacific 1
Europe 2

Pool C
Wales
Australia
Fiji
Europe 1
Qualifier winner

Pool D
England
Japan
Argentina
Oceania 1
Americas 2