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#World Cup draw

Ireland’s World Cup seeding won’t be affected if Italy game is cancelled
# Complications
From The42
# Complications

Ireland’s World Cup seeding won’t be affected if Italy game is cancelled

Feb 27th 2020, 2:08 PM 19,511 Views 21 Comments

Quirk of World Rugby’s ranking system safeguards Ireland from losing valuable points as they hope to be top seeds in November draw for 2023 tournament.

Definitively power ranking the World Cup groups based on their deathliness*
# Looking Ahead
From The42
# Looking Ahead

Definitively power ranking the World Cup groups based on their deathliness*

Dec 6th 2013, 5:53 PM 16,759 Views 40 Comments

*According to science/the FIFA rankings.

FIFA are holding the World Cup draw in the middle of nowhere
# Luxury
From The42
# Luxury

FIFA are holding the World Cup draw in the middle of nowhere

Dec 6th 2013, 9:58 AM 4,233 Views 7 Comments

The lavish resort features swan boats, turtles, horseback rides, and white sand beaches.

How the very complicated draw for the World Cup will work tomorrow
# Explainer
From The42
# Explainer

How the very complicated draw for the World Cup will work tomorrow

Dec 5th 2013, 3:51 PM 3,395 Views 11 Comments

It’s basically harder than time travel.

The last of the big spenders - 7 indulgent buys
# That's Rich
# That's Rich

The last of the big spenders - 7 indulgent buys

Mar 25th 2012, 8:15 AM 11,574 Views 11 Comments

An airport, a paradise island and a gold phone: a few of the items rich folks could waste money on… and they have.

Sofa supporter: the sport on TV this weekend
# Viewing Pleasure
From The42
# Viewing Pleasure

Sofa supporter: the sport on TV this weekend

Jul 29th 2011, 9:00 AM 278 Views 0 Comments

The World Cup draw, the Irish Open and the Tri-Nations are among the highlights taking place in the coming days.

The Bluffer's Guide to... the World Cup 2014 preliminary draw
# Bureaucracy
From The42
# Bureaucracy

The Bluffer's Guide to... the World Cup 2014 preliminary draw

Jul 28th 2011, 9:04 AM 211 Views 0 Comments

FIFA will give the World Cup 2014 monolith a starting push in Brazil on Saturday by making the draw for the qualification stage of the competition. Our easy-to-follow guide cuts the corporate gibberish into manageable, bite-size portions.