The draw for the 2014 Women's Rugby World Cup has been announced, with holders New Zealand grouped with Ireland, the USA and Kazakhstan.
England are drawn in Pool A alongside Canada, Spain and Samoa while Australia face France, Wales and South Africa in the final group.
The tournament takes place from August 1-17, with matches played at FFR Marcoussis, and the semi-finals and final played at Stade Jean Bouin.
Women's Rugby World Cup draw
Pool A: England, Canada, Spain, Samoa
Pool B: New Zealand, USA, Ireland, Kazakhstan
Pool C: Australia, France, Wales, South Africa