Draw of the Women’s Rugby World cup 2021 to be Live Stream globally via Various digital channels
Women’s Rugby world cup 2021 draw confirm on 20 November 2020 and its to be held at SkyCity Theatre in the heart of Auckland. All the Rugby fans can get latest updates on this RWC 2021 Draw live stream to global audiences via world rugby digital channels. This is the first occasion when World Rugby omen’s Ranking to be used in draw.
SkyCity Theatre in the heart of Auckland’s central business district will be the location for the draw which will be streamed live for rugby fans worldwide via World Rugby’s digital channels.
Upcoming Ninth Edition of Women’s Rugby World cup which be hosted in Southern Hemisphere for the first time and this showcase tournament scheduled to be played between 18 September to 16 October 2021 on three match venue. Total 12 Teams to be Competing in this competition and from them, nine are already confirmed.
Seven Teams who qualify directly from the RWC 2021 from top seven finish on the last tournament in ireland 2017. Defending champions New Zealand, Runners up England and France, USA, Canda, Australia and Wales are those.
Apart of the above seven, Fiji and South Africa other two teams who confirmed their place via regional qualification via the rugby africa women’s cup and oceania rugby women’s championship.
For the first time, the World Rugby Women’s Rankings will be used to determine the draw seedings and bands for the seven direct qualifiers in bands one to three, with the five teams to emerge from the qualification process to be placed into band three and four.
The bands are:
Band 1 – New Zealand, England, Canada
Band 2 – France, Australia, USA
Band 3 – Wales, Europe 1, South Africa
Band 4 – Asia 1, Fiji, Final Qualifier winner
World Rugby Chairman Sir Bill Beaumont said: “The Rugby World Cup 2021 Draw marks an important milestone for teams and fans alike as momentum truly starts to build towards the most important international rugby tournament of 2021.”
“We are in unusual and unique times with the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic. However, working in full partnership with New Zealand Rugby and local and national authorities, we are committed to a spectacular Rugby World Cup 2021.”
“We look forward to welcoming the world’s top women’s 15s players to New Zealand and fans around the world as we look to raise the bar for women’s rugby and women in rugby in line with our important and impactful 2017-25 Women in Rugby plan.”
“The official draw is another step on the journey towards kick-off, and the buzz is building. We can’t wait to welcome all 12 teams to Aotearoa New Zealand and showcase our manaakitanga to the world. The draw will determine who will play the first matches at Eden Park and Northland Events Centre which is an exciting prospect.”