The dates for the following year’s Women’s Rugby World Cup in New Zealand have been reported with the competition running from 8 October to 12 November.

The 12-group competition which was expected to be held for the current year in Auckland and Whangarei was delayed because of Covid-19.

The new dates mean the competition will be reached out from 35 to 43 days, which means all groups will have at least five rest days between matches in the lineup with the methodology as of late endorsed for the men’s opposition.

The augmentation of the competition window additionally takes into account a redid competition design that will see all matches occur on Saturdays and Sundays with no cover.

The pool stage will be played on the days of 8-9, 15-16, and 22-23 October 2022 at Eden Park, Northlands Events Center in Whangārei and Waitakere Stadium.

The quarter-finals will occur on 29-30 October followed by the semi-finals on Saturday, 5 November.

The bronze decoration match will be played on Saturday, 12 November, with Eden Park set to make history by turning into the main arena to have both the people’s Rugby World Cup finals.

World Rugby seat Sir Bill Beaumont said: “We are completely dedicated to speeding up the ladies’ down at all levels and keeping in mind that the deferment was baffling for everybody, it has given the interesting chance to audit each part of the occasion to guarantee it is all that it tends to be for the players, fans all throughout the planet and the magnificent and eager New Zealanders”.

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