NEWS: England’s 2021 World Cup Fixtures Announced

The fixtures for the 2021 World Cup in New Zealand have been announced, with England starting their campaign against Australia at Eden Park, Auckland on Sunday 7th February.

Following a full “round robin” group stages – the same format as 2017 – the semi-finals will take place at Bay Oval, Tauranga and Seddon Park, Hamilton on Wednesday 3rd and Thursday 4th March, with the final at Hagley Oval, Christchurch on Sunday 7th March.

England’s 2021 World Cup Campaign

Sunday, 7 Feb – Australia v England (Eden Park, Auckland)
Wednesday, 10 Feb – England v QUALIFIER (Seddon Park, Hamilton)
Saturday, 13 Feb – QUALIFIER v England (University Oval, Dunedin)
Wednesday, 17 Feb – South Africa v England (Basin Reserve, Wellington)
Sunday, 21 Feb – England v QUALIFIER (Bay Oval, Tauranga)
Wednesday, 24 Feb – England v QUALIFIER (Hagley Oval, Christchurch)
Sunday, 28 Feb – New Zealand v England (Hagley Oval, Christchurch)
Wednesday, 3 March – Semi-Final 1 (1 v 4) (Bay Oval, Tauranga)
Thursday, 4 March – Semi-final 2 (2 v 3) (Seddon Park, Hamilton)
Sunday, 7 March – Final (Hagley Oval, Christchurch)

2 thoughts on “NEWS: England’s 2021 World Cup Fixtures Announced

  1. Anyone with a bit of time yet worked approximately how much it would cost to follow England (travel and accom) throughout this World Cup !
    The rugby world cup later 2021 in NZ lasts the same length of time (despite clear need for rest due to physicality), involves 12 teams not 8, and has almost the same number of matches (30 v 31).
    Interesting contrast in format.


  2. How big is the Hagley Oval? Surprised the final isn’t in Auckland or in Wellington (clashes with the Super rugby season?)

    From what I understand, travelling around New Zealand is difficult and quite expensive so following England would be tricky. How cool would it be to say you’ve been to consecutive World Cup finals on the opposite side of the planet?!


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