12 Nov 2010

Pools named for 2011 IRB Junior world championship

6:15 am on 12 November 2010

The International Rugby Board has announced the dates, pools and venues for next year's Junior World Championship in Italy.

Reigning champions New Zealand top Pool A where they are joined by Argentina, Wales and IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy 2010 winners Italy, while 2010 runners-up Australia head Pool B alongside 2006 Under 21 World Championship winners France, Fiji and Tonga.

Pool C sees England and South Africa, who contested the third place play-off this year, take on Ireland and Scotland.