The 20th and final qualifier spot for the 2019 World Cup will be decided in France

The 20th and final qualifier spot at the 2019 World Cup will be decided in a Repechage tournament that will be held in State Delort in Marseille, it has been announced.

Four teams will feature in a round-robin event that will be played over three match days on Sunday 11 November, Saturday 17 November and finally the 23rd of November on a Friday.

Right now there are three sides currently guaranteed a spot in the round robin event. Firstly, Hong Kong smashed the Cook Islands 77-3 to secure their place to go along with Canada, who lost to Uruguay in a two-match play-off.

The other is Germany following their play-off defeat to Samoa.

And finally the fourth place will be decided when the Rugby Africa Gold Cup finishes. The winner will qualify automatically and the runners-up enter the repechage.


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