12 Dec, 14:42
Prop Cian Healy is expected to miss the start of the 2014 RBS 6 Nations after undergoing surgery on his injured ankle on Wednesday.
England are drawn in the 'other' half and therefore there is the mouth-watering prospect of a final clash with the Kiwis. The English squad includes captain Phil Greening (London Wasps), Geoff Appleford (London Irish), Henry Paul (Gloucester), Josh Lewsey (London Wasps) and Rob Thirlby (Bath).
Pool A: New Zealand, Scotland, Canada, Niue.
Pool B: South Africa, Wales, Tonga, Sri Lanka.
Pool C: England, Samoa, Cook Islands, Kenya.
Pool D: Fiji, Australia, Malaysia, Trinidad & Tobago.