2007 Rugby World Cup qualifying


2007 Rugby World Cup qualifying

For the 2007 Rugby World Cup there were 20 places available in the finals tournament, held in France. The 86 teams taking part in regional qualifying competitions together with the 8 teams which have qualified automatically brings to 94 the total number of teams participating in the 2007 Rugby World Cup.

Qualified teams

*Europe
**ru|ENG (automatic qualifier and champions)
**ru|FRA (automatic qualifier and host)
**ru|GEO (Europe 3)
**ru|IRE (automatic qualifier)
**ru|ITA (Europe 1)
**ru|POR (Repechage 1)
**ru|ROU (Europe 2)
**ru|SCO (automatic qualifier)
**ru|WAL (automatic qualifier)

*Africa
**ru|NAM (Africa 1)
**ru|RSA (automatic qualifier)

*Americas
**ru|ARG (Americas 1)
**ru|CAN (Americas 2)
**ru|USA (Americas 3)

*Oceania
**ru|AUS (automatic qualifier)
**ru|FIJ (Oceania 2)
**ru|NZL (automatic qualifier)
**ru|SAM (Oceania 1)
**ru|TGA (Repechage 2)

*Asia
**ru|JPN (Asia 1)

Automatic qualifiers

Tournament hosts, as well as all quarter-finalists from the previous Rugby World Cup, are automatically qualified into the Finals.
*ru|RSA (Quarter-finalist)
*ru|IRE (Quarter-finalist)
*ru|SCO (Quarter-finalist)
*ru|WAL (Quarter-finalist)
*ru|FRA (Fourth)
*ru|NZL (Third)
*ru|AUS (Runner-up)
*ru|ENG (Champions)

Regional qualifiers


=Africa=

* (Africa 1)

Europe

* (Europe 1)
* (Europe 2)
* (Europe 3)
* (Repechage 1)


=Asia=

* (Asia 1)


=Americas=

* (Americas 1)
* (Americas 2)
* (Americas 3)


=Oceania=

* (Oceania 1)
* (Oceania 2)
* (Repechage 2)

ee also

* Africa qualification
* European qualification
* Americas qualification
* Asia qualification
* Oceania qualification
* Repechage
* List of Nations in qualification

External links

* [http://www.planet-rugby.com/Tournaments/World_Cup_2007/index.shtml 2007 World Cup news from Planet Rugby]
* [http://www.rugbyworldcup.com/EN/RWC+Qualifying/ Official IRB 2007 Rugby World Cup qualifying news]
* [http://www.rugbyworldcuptours.com/ Travelscope Sport] Official travel agent of the Rugby World Cup 2007.


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