Rugby World Cup Qualifying 2015

2015 Rugby World Cup Qualifying

England is host nation, qualify automatically

Teams that came 3rd or above in the pool stages of Rugby World Cup 2011 automatically qualify.

Qualified Teams

ARFU (1) CAR (2) NACRA / CONSUR (4) Rugby Europe (8) FORU (5)

Regional Qualification

Region Automatic qualifiers Teams in qualifying process Qualifying places Qualifying teams World Cup pools Repechage places Repechage teams
Africa (CAR) 1 13* 1 Namibia C 1 Zimbabwe
Americas
(NACRA/CONSUR)
1 18 2 Canada
United States
D
B
1 Uruguay
Asia (ARFU) 0 17 1 Japan B 1 Hong Kong
Europe
(FIRA–AER)†
6 31 2 Georgia
Romania
C
D
1 Russia
Oceania (FORU) 4 5 1 Fiji A 0 none
TOTALS 12 84 7     4 (1 WC Place)