The European Qualifying Tournament for next year’s 2021 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand begins today in Parma. (Postponed for one year for contagious disease). Initially it will be the blue of Andrea de Giandomenico, Scotland, Ireland and Spain. Let’s see how the tournament works.
All four teams are in the same group and will play three matches against each other. The entire tournament will take place in Parma from now until September 25th. The end of six challenges The first place winners will receive a direct pass to next year’s Rugby World Cup in New Zealand As Europe 1 in Group B, they will find qualification for the USA, Canada and Asian Qualifying Tournament.
The second classified, on the other hand, will be included in the reparation tournament In fact, it will include Europe 2, Asia 2, Samoa and Colombia. The winners of the subsequent tournament will be included in Pool A along with New Zealand, Australia and Wales. But what are the blue opportunities?
Let it be said The lowest goal of Barrett and his teammates is to get at least one spot in the Repechage Tournament. Scotland, who lost 20-41 six months ago, should not be the other way around, on the contrary. Spain is the big unknown in the tournament and does not play regularly with the other three teams. Is this a team that can make Italy difficult? We will understand this in the first two days when the Iberians face Ireland and Scotland. Also, Ireland ranks first for Italians. The favorites of the tournament are the Irish Papers, who beat Italy 25-5 in the final for third place in April.
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