16 Mar 2014

Georgia enter All Blacks' World Cup pool

1:13 pm on 16 March 2014

Georgia have earned a date with World Cup holders New Zealand at the 2015 tournament, after a 22-9 win over Romania in Tbilisi that saw them top the European qualification group.

The pair had already qualified for the England-based tournament, with the match determining who would finish first and second in the European Nations Cup Division One qualification tournament.

Georgia and New Zealand, who are in Pool C with Argentina, Tonga, and the top qualifier from Africa, will meet on October 2nd at Cardiff's Millennium Stadium.

Romania go into Pool D alongside France, Ireland, Canada and Italy.

Romania have played in every World Cup since the inaugural tournament in 1987 while Georgia have played in the last three.

Neither team have progressed beyond the pool phase.