Australia, 2015 runners-up, top the seedings in the pool with Wales and Georgia the other teams automatically through to the finals. Americas 2 qualifiers Uruguay and Oceania 1 representatives Fiji complete the group.
The opening game sees Australia take on Fiji at the Sapporo Dome on 21 September.
|MATCH NO||DATE||TEAMS||KICKOFF TIME||VENUE|
|2||Saturday, Sept 21||Australia vs Fiji||13:45||Sapporo Dome|
|8||Monday, Sept 23||Wales vs Georgia||19:15||City of Toyota Stadium|
|10||Wednesday, Sept 25||Fiji vs Uruguay||14:15||Kamaishi Recovery Memorial Stadium|
|16||Sunday, Sept 29||Georgia vs Uruguay||14:15||Kumagaya Rugby Stadium|
|17||Sunday, Sept 29||Australia vs Wales||16:45||Tokyo Stadium|
|21||Thursday, Oct 3||Georgia vs Fiji||14:15||Hanazono Rugby Stadium|
|24||Saturday, Oct 5||Australia vs Uruguay||14:15||Oita Stadium|
|32||Wednesday, Oct 09||Wales vs Fiji||18:45||Oita Stadium|
|33||Friday, Oct 11||Australia vs Georgia||19:15||Shizuoka Stadium Ecopa|
|39||Sunday, Oct 13||Wales vs Uruguay||17:15||Kumamoto Stadium|