Rugby World Cup 2023 points table, results today, schedule, dates, time, fixtures, live stream TV coverage

Rugby World Cup 2023 points table, results today, schedule, dates, time, fixtures, live stream TV coverage

The 2023 Rugby World Cup has finally started and fans can check out all the details of the matches, tournament format, results, pools, schedule, point table standings, and more below.

The tournament started on September 8, featuring four pools of five teams playing 40 group-stage matches and 8 knockout matches.

Rugby World Cup 2023 points table, results today, schedule, dates, time, fixtures, groups, live stream TV coverage

Going into the tournament, South Africa are the reigning champions and grouped against Tonga, Romania, Scotland and Ireland.

Rugby World Cup 2023 tournament format

The tournament features a group stage in the first round with the top two teams from each group (A-D) moving on to the knockout phase. The knockout phases begin with the quarterfinals, semifinals, and then the bronze final for third place followed by the final. During the group stages, teams will win four points for a win, two for a draw and zero for losses.

Aside from that, teams can also win a bonus point for scoring four tries and/or losing by fewer than eight points. At the end of the group stage, the two teams with the highest points will qualify for the knockout stage. If two teams are level on points, the following criteria, listed in order of use will decide the placings:

  • The winner when the teams played against each other
  • The team with the best points difference in pool matches
  • The team with the best tries scored difference in pool matches
  • Player with the most points scored in pool matches
  • Player with the most tries in pool matches
  • Team with higher official ranking

Rugby World Cup 2023 points table standings

Given below are the points table standings for each of the groups:

Pool A

Team PTS GP W L D PF PA PD T BP
Italy 5 1 1 52 8 44 7 1
France 4 1 1 27 13 14 2
Uruguay
New Zealand 1 1 13 27 -14 2
Namibia 1 1 8 52 -44 1

Pool B

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Team PTS GP W L D PF PA PD T BP
Ireland 5 1 1 82 8 +74 12 1
South Africa 4 1 1 18 3 +15
Tonga
Scotland 1 1 3 18 -15
Romania 1 1 9 8 82 -74 1

Pool C

Team PTS GP W L D PF PA PD T BP
Australia 5 1 1 35 15 +20 4 1
Wales 5 1 1 32 26 +6 4 1
Fiji 2 1 1 26 32 -6 4 2
Portugal
Georgia 1 1 15 35 -20 2

Pool D

Team PTS GP W L D PF PA PD T BP
Japan 5 1 1 42 12 +30 6 1
England 4 1 1 27 10 +17
Samoa
Argentina 1 1 10 27 -17 1
Chile 1 1 12 42 -30 2

Rugby World Cup 2023 group-stage schedule and fixtures

The group stages of the Rugby World Cup 2023 will take place from September 8 to October 8. Given below are the pool-wise fixtures and results:

Pool A

Date Match City
Fri, Sept 8 France 27-13 New Zealand Saint-Denis
Sat, Sept 9 Italy 52-8 Namibia Saint-Etienne
Thur, Sept 14 France vs Uruguay Lille
Fri, Sept 15 New Zealand vs Namibia Toulouse
Wed, Sept 20 Italy vs Uruguay Nice
Thur, Sept 21 France vs Namibia Marseille
Wed, Sept 27 Uruguay vs Namibia Lyon
Fri, Sept 29 New Zealand vs Italy Lyon
Thurs, Oct 5 New Zealand vs Uruguay Lyon
Fri, Oct 6 France vs Italy Lyon

Pool B

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Date Match City
Sat, Sept 9 Ireland 82-8 Romania Bordeaux
Sun, Sept 10 South Africa 18-3 Scotland Marseille
Sat, Sept 16 Ireland vs Tonga Nantes
Sun, Sept 17 South Africa vs Romania Bordeaux
Sat, Sept 23 South Africa vs Ireland Saint-Denis
Sun, Sept 24 Scotland vs Tonga Nice
Sat, Sept 30 Scotland vs Romania Lille
Sun, Oct 1 South Africa vs Tonga Marseille
Sat, Oct 7 Ireland vs Scotland Saint-Denis
Sun, Oct 8 Tonga vs Romania Lille

Pool C

Date Match City
Sat, Sept 9 Australia 35-15 Georgia Saint-Denis
Sun, Sept 10 Wales 32-26 Fiji Bordeaux
Sat, Sept 16 Wales vs Portugal Nice
Sun, Sept 17 Australia vs Fiji Saint-Etienne
Sat, Sept 23 Georgia vs Portugal Toulouse
Sun, Sept 24 Wales vs Australia Lyon
Sat, Sept 30 Fiji vs Georgia Bordeaux
Sun, Oct 1 Australia vs Portugal Saint-Etienne
Sat, Oct 7 Wales vs Georgia Nantes
Sun, Oct 8 Fiji vs Portugal Toulouse

Pool D

Date Match City
Sat, Sept 9 England 27-10 Argentina Marseille
Sun, Sept 10 Japan 42-12 Chile Toulouse
Sat, Sept 16 Samoa vs Chile Bordeaux
Sun, Sept 17 England vs Japan Nice
Sat, Sept 23 Argentina vs Samoa Saint-Etienne
Thur, Sept 28 Japan vs Samoa Toulouse
Sat, Sept 30 Argentina vs Chile Nantes
Sat, Oct 7 England vs Samoa Lille
Sun, Oct 8 Japan vs Argentina Nantes

Rugby World Cup 2023 knockout stages schedule and fixtures

Given below are the schedule and fixtures for the knockout phases of the Rugby World Cup 2023:

  • Quarterfinals: October 14-15
  • Semifinals: October 20-21
  • Bronze final: October 27
  • Final: October 28

Quarterfinals

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Date Match City
Sat, Oct 14 QF1: Pool C winner vs Pool D runner-up Marseille
Sat, Oct 14 QF2: Pool B winner vs Pool A runner-up Saint-Denis
Sun, Oct 15 QF3: Pool D winner vs Pool C runner-up Marseille
Sun, Oct 15 QF4: Pool A winner vs Pool B runner-up Saint-Denis

Semifinals

Date Match City
Fri, Oct 20 SF1: Winner QF1 vs winner QF2 Saint-Denis
Sat, Oct 21 SF2: Winner QF3 vs winner QF4 Saint-Denis

Bronze final

Date Match City
Fri, Oct 27 Loser SF1 vs loser SF2 Saint-Denis

Rugby World Cup 2023 Final

Date Match City
Sat, Oct 28 Winner SF1 vs winner SF2 Saint-Denis

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