2011 Rugby World Cup – Oceania qualification

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There was one qualifier for Rugby World Cup 2011 from the Oceania region. The qualifying process began with the 2009 Oceania Nations Cup, with the winner going on to play Samoa.

The first stage was the four team Oceania Nations Cup. The Cup was played as a straight knock-out. The winner then advanced to the final qualifier against Samoa, a two legged playoff to decide the Oceania Qualifier who faced South Africa, Wales, Fiji, and the African qualifier (Namibia) in Pool D

Oceania was the only region not to send a team to the 20th place playoff.

Round 1: Oceania Cup[edit]

Main article: 2009 FORU Oceania Cup

Papua New Guinea won the 2009 Oceania Cup and advanced to Round 2.[1]

Semi-finals Final
June 27, 2009
  Papua New Guinea 86  
  Vanuatu 12  
July 4, 2009
      Papua New Guinea 29
    Cook Islands 21
June 27, 2009
  Cook Islands 29
  Niue 7  



Round 2: Oceania final[edit]

Samoa won 188-19 on aggregate and progressed to the 2011 Rugby World Cup finals as Oceania 1.

Home and away[edit]

27 June 2009
Samoa  115–7  Papua New Guinea


  1. ^ "2009 Oceania Cup Fixtures and Results". Oceania Rugby. Archived from the original on 9 June 2011.