The seeding for the IRB Under 21 World Championship from June 14 to 28 2002 is based on performances in last year s SANZAR competition, Six Nations 2002 and other competitions and performances. Seedings are in brackets.
Pool A –
New Zealand (1), Argentina (8), Italy (9).
Pool B – Australia (2), South Africa (7), Fiji (10).
Pool C – France (3), Ireland (6), Romania (11).
Pool D – Wales (4), England (5), Japan (12).
Match Day 1 -14th June: Fiji V France Wits Univ. Stadium. (13.00).
Australia V Ireland Wits Univ. Stadium,15.00.
Argentina V Japan Ellis Park Stadium, 13.00.
Italy V Wales Ellis Park Stadium,15.00.
New Zealand V England Ellis Park Stadium,17.00.
South Africa V Romania Ellis Park Stadium, 19.00.
Match Day 2. 18TH June: Australia V Romania Bill Jardine Stadium13.00.
South Africa V France Bill Jardine Stadium, 15.00
Fiji V Ireland RAU Stadium,13.00
New Zealand V Japan RAU Stadium, 15.00.
Argentina V Wales RAU Stadium, 17.00.
England V Italy RAU Stadium, 19.00.
Match Day 3 Friday 21st June: England V Argentina Wits Univ. Stadium, 13.00.
New Zealand V Wales Wits Univ. Stadium, 15.00
Fiji V Romania Ellis Park Stadium, 13.00.
Japan V Italy Ellis Park Stadium, 15.00.
South Africa V Ireland Ellis Park Stadium, 17.00.
France V Australia Ellis Park Stadium, 19.00
Match Day 4 Tuesday 25th June: 1st Pool A/D V 2 Pool B/C RAU Stadium 19.00.
2nd Pool A/D V 1 Pool B/C RAU Stadium 17.00.
3rd Pool A/D V 4th Pool B/C RAU Stadium 15.00.
4th Pool A/D V 3rd Pool B/C RAU Stadium 13.00
5th Pool A/D V 6th Pool B/C Bill Jardine Stadium 15.00.
6th Pool A/D V 5th Pool B/C Bill Jardine Stadium 13.00.
Match Day 5 Friday 28th June: Winner Match 19 V Winner Match 20 Ellis Park Stadium 17.00.
Loser Match 19 V Loser Match 20 Ellis Park Stadium 15.00.
Winner Match 21 V Winner Match 22 Ellis Park Stadium 13.00.
Loser Match 21 V Loser Match 22 Ellis Park Stadium 11.00.
Winner Match 23 V Winner Match 24 Wits Univ. Stadium 13.00.
Loser Match 23 V Loser Match 24 Wits Univ. Stadium 11.00