World Cup Group Stages Draw for 2019 RWC took place on Wednesday. 

This is the first time, NZ and SA are placed in the same group. The two sides have never faced each other in the group stages before. Also in that group, is Italy, who beat the Springboks last year

England see themselves in Group C – “The Group of Death” 

Pool A: 

Ireland

Scotland

Japan

Europe 1

Play-Off winner

Pool B: 

New Zealand

 South Africa

Italy

Africa 1

 Repechage winner

Pool C: 

England

France

Argentina

Americas 1 

Oceania 2

Pool D: 

Australia

Wales

Georgia

Oceania 1

Americas 2