The All Blacks have been drawn with hosts France in Pool A for the 2023 Rugby World Cup based in France. Due to Covid-19 affecting test matches this year, the rankings for the draw were based from January 2020, and saw the All Blacks seeded number two behind 2019 RWC winners South Africa. Details for the 2023 World Cup match schedule, venues and timing will be announced later in February 2021.
Pool A: New Zealand, France, Italy, Americas 1 and Africa 1
Pool B: South Africa, Ireland, Scotland, Asia / Pacific 1 and Europe 2
Pool C: Wales, Australia, Fiji, Europe 1 and Final Qualifier Winner
Pool D: England, Japan, Argentina, Oceania 1 and Americas 2.