Australia Rugby World Cup Fixtures, Squad, Group, Guide

first_img A sporadic qualifier for the World Cup, Uruguay… Expand Australia Rugby World Cup Fixtures, Squad, Group, GuideIt has become a cliché that you can never write off the Wallabies heading into a Rugby World Cup and while they had their moments in Japan, they ultimately got knocked out in the quarter-finals by England.How They QualifiedAustralia were one of the 12 automatic qualifiers for the 2019 tournament.Key PlayersDual scavengers Michael Hooper – their talismanic captain – and David Pocock can demolish attacks when selected together. There are numerous threats in the back-line, including the likes of Samu Kerevi and Kurtley Beale.Dynamic: Hooper and Pocock are two of the finest back-rowers in the world (Getty Images)The Coach – Michael CheikaPassionate, if volatile, Michael Cheika is set for his second World Cup, having bossed his boys to the final last time. The Aussie also coached Leinster to a Heineken Cup triumph.Mixed results: Cheika has had an up-and-down record as Wallabies coach (Getty Images)Major Work-onsAustralia inflicted a record defeat on New Zealand during the Rugby Championship but then failed to score a point against the All Blacks a week later. They have struggled to string together consistent results and can be prone to making errors.Australia Rugby World Cup Warm-upsSaturday 20 July 2019: South Africa 35-17 AustraliaSaturday 27 July 2019: Australia 16-10 ArgentinaSaturday 10 August 2019: Australia 47-26 New ZealandSaturday 17 August 2019: New Zealand 36-0 AustraliaSaturday 7 September 2019: Australia 34-15 SamoaRelated: 2019 Rugby World Cup Warm-upsAustralia Rugby World Cup GroupAustralia are in Group D alongside Wales, Fiji, Georgia and Uruguay. Related: 2019 Rugby World Cup GroupsAustralia Rugby World Cup Kit Also make sure you know about the Groups, Warm-ups, Dates, Fixtures, Venues, TV Coverage, Qualified Teams by clicking on the highlighted links.Finally, don’t forget to follow Rugby World on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Familiar Foes: Australia will play Wales at the 2019 World Cup (Getty Images)Australia Rugby World Cup SquadMichael Cheika has named his squad for the tournament which is below:Forwards (17): Allan AlaalatoaRory ArnoldAdam ColemanJack DempseyFolau Fainga’aMichael Hooper (captain)Sekope KepuTolu LatuIsi NaisaraniDavid PocockIzack RoddaLukhan Salakaia-LotoRob SimmonsScott SioJames SlipperTaniela TupouJordan Uelese.Backs (14):Adam Ashley-CooperKurtley BealeBernard FoleyWill GeniaDane Haylett-PettyReece HodgeSamu KereviMarika KoroibeteTevita KuridraniChristian LealiifanoJames O’ConnorJordan PetaiaMatt ToomuaNic White.Related: 2019 Rugby World Cup FixturesPrevious World Cup Results and RecordAustralia’s Rugby World Cup Record: P53 W42 D0 L111987 Fourth1991 Champions1995 Quarter-finals1999 Champions2003 Runners-up2007 Quarter-finals2011 Third2015 Runners-up2019 Quarter-finalsFollow our Rugby World Cup homepage which we update regularly with news and features. Warren Gatland’s last major tournament until Wayne Pivac… Expand Japan 2019 was the Lelos’ fifth World Cup Here’s everything you need to know about Fiji… Australia always seem to raise their game for the World Cup, but fell at the quarter-final stage in 2019 Georgia Rugby World Cup Fixtures, Squad, Group, Guide LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALScenter_img Australia Rugby World Cup FixturesSat 21 Sep Australia 39-21 Fiji (Sapporo). Match reportSun 29 Sep Australia 25-29 Wales (Tokyo) Match reportSat 5 Oct Australia 45-10 Uruguay (Oita) Match reportFri 11 Oct Australia 27-8 Georgia (Shizuoka) Match reportSat 19 Oct QF1 England 40-16 Australia (Oita) Match report Collapse Uruguay Rugby World Cup Fixtures, Squad, Group, Guide Contenders: Australia always up their game for the World Cup (Getty Images) Wales Rugby World Cup Fixtures, Squad, Group, Guide Expand Uruguay Rugby World Cup Fixtures, Squad, Group, Guide Fiji Rugby World Cup Fixtures, Squad, Group, Guide Wales Rugby World Cup Fixtures, Squad, Group, Guide Georgia Rugby World Cup Fixtures, Squad, Group, Guide Fiji Rugby World Cup Fixtures, Squad, Group, Guidelast_img

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