The top 10 teams in the men’s division in Australia and New Zealand are all still playing in the group stage of the 2020 World Cup, even if the World No. 1 team is playing in its first tournament since 2009.
The UCLA men’s side, which has won three straight games, is set to play against the Australian Women’s side in Canberra on March 25.
Australia, which won its fourth straight game against New Zealand in Canberra last week, will face off against the New Zealand Women’s team in the quarterfinals.
UCLA’s top-ranked side, the Queensland Reds, is playing its first match in Canberra since March 12, 2020, and is still set to face off in the semi-finals.
Australia and New England play a quarter-final and semifinals match on March 26 in Boston, while the United States will face its first round match against Italy on March 29 in Atlanta.
Australia is playing a match against France on March 28.
The Women’s division is set for a semi-final on April 1 in San Antonio, Texas.
The men’s World Cup will take place from March 28-30 in Tokyo, Japan.