England drawn in Pool C for Rugby World Cup 2019

Wednesday 10 May 2017

England drawn in Pool C for Rugby World Cup 2019

Today England were drawn in Pool C for Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan. They will play France, Argentina, Americas 1 and Oceania 2. All fixture dates, venues and kick off times to be confirmed by Japan 2019 in due course.

Commenting on the draw England head coach Eddie Jones said: " I’m excited by the draw. We want to win the World Cup in 2019, and to win it, we need to be ready to play and beat anyone.  Our pool will be highly competitive and full of intensity, as a World Cup group should be – history shows that you need to win seven games to win the tournament and we will greatly respect every team we play.
 
"We will be ready – our detailed planning for the group, and the tournament, starts now. Everything we do, every game we play and every day we train is aimed at continuously improving and is focussed on our ultimate goal of winning the World Cup. 
 
"I have no doubt that Japan will stage a unique and wonderful tournament in 2019 ”
 

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