England drawn with Wales and Australia for Rugby World Cup 2015

Ireland's Stephen Ferris gets tackled by Wales' Adam Rhys Jones (left) and Jamie Roberts (right)

Ireland's Stephen Ferris gets tackled by Wales' Adam Rhys Jones (left) and Jamie Roberts (right)

First published in Sport

England have been drawn with Wales and Australia in Pool A for the 2015 Rugby Union World Cup.

Scotland have been drawn with Samoa and South Africa in Pool B, while Ireland will face Italy and France in Pool D.

The draw was held at the Tate Modern in London and hosted by World Cup winner Will Greenwood.

THe tournament will be held in September and October 2015 and early next year Southampton will discover if St. Mary's will be hosting any matches.

Full draw:

Pool A

Australia
England
Wales
Oceania 1
Playoff Winner

Pool B

South Africa
Samoa
Scotland
Asia 1
Americas 2

Pool C

New Zealand
Argentina
Tonga
Europe 1
Africa 1

Pool D

France
Ireland
Italy
Americas 1
Europe 2

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5:52pm Mon 3 Dec 12

loosehead says...

What a stitch up a strong country is going to get out early this wasn't thought out very well was it?
What a stitch up a strong country is going to get out early this wasn't thought out very well was it? loosehead
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