The Straits Times
Published on Dec 03, 2012

Rugby: All Blacks drawn with Pumas, Tonga in 2015 World Cup


LONDON (AP) - Defending champion New Zealand has been grouped with Argentina and Tonga in the draw for the 2015 Rugby World Cup.

The toughest group, however, is Pool A where Australia, host England and Wales were drawn together.

South Africa is grouped with Samoa for the fourth straight World Cup, as well as Scotland in Pool B.

Pool D contains three European teams - France, Ireland and Italy.