Ireland will face France in Pool D of the 2007 World Cup. Also in the 5 team group will be a qualifier from Africa, the Americas and Europe. England will meet South Africa in Pool A. Scotland, in Pool C, take on New Zealand.The Welsh are in Pool B with Australia. Should Ireland progress to the last 8, they will meet a team from Pool C, most likely Scotland or New Zealand. The 2007 World Cup will be hosted by France with Scotland, Wales and Ireland each hosting three pool matches. The final will be played in Paris on October 20th.