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  • The 2021 Women’s Rugby World Cup has been postponed until 2022
  • The host Kiwis are the defending champions and have won five of the eight titles since the tournaments inception in 1991
  • The graphs below track the odds to win the tournament at online sportsbooks

For the first time in the 30-year history of the Women’s Rugby World Cup, the most-dominant rugby nation in the world will play host. From October 8th to November 12th, 2022, a dozen of the best women’s rugby teams in the world will gather in New Zealand to contest the ninth-ever World Cup.

The hosts, who have won five of the eight prior World Cups, are favored to add a sixth title on home soil.

The graphs below track the odds to win the tournament at online betting sites. The numbers in the graphs represent averages from the applicable dates.

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2021 Women’s Rugby World Cup Odds

Country Odds
New Zealand +110
England +120
France +1000
Canada +1200
USA +2500
Australia +5000
South Africa +10000
Ireland +15000
Scotland +20000
Wales +25000
Fiji +50000
Japan +50000

Odds as of Sep. 7, 2021. Bolded teams have already qualified for the tournament.

  • September 7: France (+1000) moved past Canada (+1200) to become the third-favorite, though New Zealand (+110) and England (+120) aren’t leaving much room for upset hopes.
  • April 21: The gap between the two favorites, New Zealand (+110) and England (+120), grew even smaller over the past month.
  • March 24: Oddsmakers see this as a two-team tournament between host New Zealand (+100) and top-ranked England (+120).
  • March 23: Three teams are listed in the odds but have yet to qualify for the tournament:  Ireland, Japan, and Scotland. Ireland (8th in the world) and Scotland (11th) will have to contend with Italy (7th) and Spain (10th)  for two of the final three World Cup berths.

Women’s Rugby World Rankings

Country World Ranking
England 1st
New Zealand 2nd
Canada 3rd
France 4th
Australia 5th
USA 6th
Italy 7th
Ireland 8th
Spain 9th
Wales 10th
Scotland 11th
Japan 12th
South Africa 13th
Fiji 22nd

Rankings as of Sep. 7, 2021. Bolden teams have already qualified for the 2021 World Cup.

Pools for Group Stage

Pool A Record
New Zealand 0-0
Australia 0-0
Wales 0-0
TBD 0-0
Pool B Record
Canada 0-0
USA 0-0
TBD 0-0
TBD 0-0
Pool C Record
England 0-0
France 0-0
South Africa 0-0
Fiji 0-0