Qualifying

 

 
  • Russia edge Uruguay in first leg

    Russia edge Uruguay in first leg

    (RUGBY WORLD CUP) Saturday 27 September 2014

    Russia defeat Uruguay 22-21 in Krasnoyarsk ahead of the decisive return leg in Montevideo to decide RWC 2015's final qualifier.

  • Uruguay to receive Siberian welcome

    Uruguay to receive Siberian welcome

    (RUGBY WORLD CUP) Friday 26 September 2014

    Coaches Raphael Saint-Andre of Russia and Uruguay's Pablo Lemoine discuss their chances ahead of Saturday's Rugby World Cup 2015 qualifier.

  • Final RWC 2015 place up for grabs

    Final RWC 2015 place up for grabs

    (IRB.COM) Thursday 25 September 2014

    With just one place left to fill at RWC 2015, Russia take on Uruguay this weekend in the first leg of the repechage qualifier.

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Africa

Africa will provide one direct qualifier for Rugby World Cup 2015 (Africa 1) and one team into the Repechage.

The Confédération Africaine de Rugby (CAR) Championship is the regional qualification tournament for Rugby World Cup 2015, with Divisions 1A, 1B and 1C involved in the process.

The Division 1A winner in 2014 will take their place at RWC 2015 as Africa 1, while the runner-up will enter the Repechage for a second change to reach Rugby's showcase event.

Americas

The qualification process for Rugby World Cup 2015 will, once again, begin in the Americas with the honour of playing in the first match on the road to England 2015 belonging to Mexico and Jamaica on 24 March 2012. 

The Americas will provide two direct qualifiers for Rugby World Cup 2015 (Americas 1 and 2) and one team into the Repechage.

The regional tournaments of the North America Caribbean Rugby Association (NACRA) and Confederación Sudamericano de Rugby (CONSUR) in 2012 both form part of the process with the NACRA winner and CONSUR B winner meeting in a play-off. The winner of this play-off will then face the bottom side in the CONSUR A Championship for the chance to play in the 2013 edition.

Also in 2013, Canada and USA will play each other home and away with the aggregate winner qualifying directly for RWC 2015 as Americas 1. The loser will then face the 2013 CONSUR A champion in another home and away play-off to determine the Americas 2 qualifier.

The loser of this play-off will still have a chance to qualify for RWC 2015 through the Repechage.

Asia

Asia will provide one direct qualifier for Rugby World Cup 2015 (Asia 1) and one team into the Repechage.

The HSBC Asian 5 Nations will act as the regional qualification tournament with four tiers of the annual competition - Top 5, Division 1, Division 2 and Division 3 - involved in the process at some stage.

The second region to begin its qualification process after the Americas, the Asian 5 Nations will see the Division 1 winner in 2012 promoted to the Top 5 the following year, while the Division 2 and 3 winners will meet in a play-off to determine who is promoted to Division 1 in 2013.

The winner of the Top 5 competition in 2014 will qualify for RWC 2015 as Asia 1, while the runner-up will enter the Repechage.

Europe

Europe will provide two direct qualifiers for Rugby World Cup 2015 (Europe 1 and 2) and one team into the Repechage.

The European Nations Cup 2014 is the regional qualification tournament with six divisions involved in the process at different stages.

Divisions 2A, 2B, 2C and 2D will only act as RWC 2015 qualifiers in the 2012/13 season with play-off matches involving the winners included to allow teams from these divisions to progress through the process.

The top two divisions - 1A and 1B - will be RWC 2015 qualifiers in both the 2012/13 and 2013/14.

The winner and runner-up in Division 1A will qualifier directly for RWC 2015 as Europe 1 and Europe 2 respectively. The third placed team will face the team still standing after four play-off rounds involving winners of the lower divisions for the right to enter the Repechage.

Oceania

Oceania will provide one direct qualifier to Rugby World Cup 2015 (Oceania 1) and will be the last region to begin its qualification process for England 2015.

The Oceania Cup 2013 is the regional qualification tournament for RWC 2015 with the winner to play Fiji in a one-off match. The winner of this play-off will qualifier directly for RWC 2015 as Oceania 1.

Repechage

The Repechage will determine the 20th and final qualifier for Rugby World Cup 2015.

Four teams will be involved in the Repechage, representing four regions - Africa, the Americas, Asia and Europe.

The first stage of the Repechage will involve two matches, one between the CAR Division 1A runner-up and the winner of the Europe qualifier round 6, and the involving the Americas play-off loser and the Asian 5 Nations runner-up.

The winner of these two matches will then play home and away with the side emerging victorious on aggregate completing the Rugby World Cup 2015 field as Repechage Winner.

  • Russia edge Uruguay in first leg

    Russia edge Uruguay in first leg

    (RUGBY WORLD CUP) Saturday 27 September 2014

    Russia defeat Uruguay 22-21 in Krasnoyarsk ahead of the decisive return leg in Montevideo to decide RWC 2015's final qualifier.

  • Uruguay to receive Siberian welcome

    Uruguay to receive Siberian welcome

    (RUGBY WORLD CUP) Friday 26 September 2014

    Coaches Raphael Saint-Andre of Russia and Uruguay's Pablo Lemoine discuss their chances ahead of Saturday's Rugby World Cup 2015 qualifier.

  • Final RWC 2015 place up for grabs

    Final RWC 2015 place up for grabs

    (IRB.COM) Thursday 25 September 2014

    With just one place left to fill at RWC 2015, Russia take on Uruguay this weekend in the first leg of the repechage qualifier.

  • Russia and Uruguay close in on qualification

    Russia and Uruguay close in on qualification

    (IRB.COM) Tuesday 12 August 2014

    Pool A of RWC 2015 awaits the winner of the two-leg repechage final which takes place in Krasnoyarsk and Montevideo.

  • Ormaechea family dream lives on

    Ormaechea family dream lives on

    (IRB.COM) Thursday 7 August 2014

    Agustin Ormaechea looks ahead to Uruguay’s RWC 2015 Repechage clash against Russia, as he dreams of following in his father’s footsteps.

  • Uruguay book Russia World Cup showdown

    Uruguay book Russia World Cup showdown

    (IRB.COM) Sunday 3 August 2014

    Frankie Deges reports as Uruguay beat Hong Kong to book a place in the final of the Rugby World Cup repechage against Russia.

  • Russia book place in Repechage final

    Russia book place in Repechage final

    (RUGBY WORLD CUP) Saturday 2 August 2014

    Russia delight the home crowd by beating Zimbabwe 23-15 to reach the Repechage final and inch closer to a place at RWC 2015.

  • Uruguay host Hong Kong in World Cup showdown

    Uruguay host Hong Kong in World Cup showdown

    (IRB.COM) Thursday 31 July 2014

    Uruguay are gearing up to welcome Hong Kong in the 'last chance saloon' Rugby World Cup 2015 repechage semi-finals

  • Sables face Siberia trip in Repechage

    Sables face Siberia trip in Repechage

    (IRB.COM) Wednesday 9 July 2014

    Details of the RWC 2015 Repechage matches have now been confirmed as the race for the last place at next year's tournament draws to a close

  • Dramatic finale sees Namibia seal RWC place

    Dramatic finale sees Namibia seal RWC place

    (IRB.COM) Sunday 6 July 2014

    Namibia emerge from dramatic African qualifier to secure Rugby World Cup 2015 place at the expense of Zimbabwe and Kenya.

  • RWC helps Tackle Hunger in Madagascar

    RWC helps Tackle Hunger in Madagascar

    (IRB.COM) Friday 4 July 2014

    A UN World Food Programme event is coinciding with the Rugby World Cup 2015 qualifying tournament and trophy tour in Madagascar.

  • African RWC hopefuls set for Super Sunday

    African RWC hopefuls set for Super Sunday

    (IRB.COM) Wednesday 2 July 2014

    Kenya are in pole position to make history and qualify for a Rugby World Cup for the first time after a 34-0 win over Madagascar

  • Captain Amonde cracks both codes

    Captain Amonde cracks both codes

    (IRB.COM) Tuesday 1 July 2014

    Kenya ring the changes for Wednesday's crunch Confederation Africaine de Rugby Division 1 clash against Madagascar

  • Kenya shock Namibia to boost World Cup hopes

    Kenya shock Namibia to boost World Cup hopes

    (IRB.COM) Saturday 28 June 2014

    Kenya take a big step towards qualifying for their first-ever Rugby World Cup with an impressive 29-22 victory over Namibia

  • Flying Fijians qualify for RWC 2015

    Flying Fijians qualify for RWC 2015

    (IRB.COM) Saturday 28 June 2014

    Fiji qualify for RWC 2015 as Oceania 1 after a comprehensive 108-6 win over the Cook Islands.

  • African nations on the game's greatest stage

    African nations on the game's greatest stage

    (ER 2015) Wednesday 25 June 2014

    We take a look at the impact that African nations have had at Rugby World Cup and preview the upcoming CAR Division 1A qualifiers

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Africa Round 2
Americas Round 2
Asia Round 2
Europe Round 4
Europe Round 5
Europe Round 6 Play-off
Oceania Round 2

 
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