The groups for the 2004 Victory Cup tournament have been released, with new comers Ireland to compete with Russia and USA in Group A, whilst the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) faces two of the powerbrokers of the tournament, in the shapes of the French Chanticleers and the England (BARLA) Lions.
Each group will play in a round robin system with the eventual final to be played on the 20th of May at Moscow�s Olympic Stadium.
The full draw of the tournament is as follows:
Group A: May 9: USA V Ireland � 13:00 Moscow May 12: Russia V USA � 18:00 Moscow May 16: Russia V Ireland � 16:00 Moscow
Group B: May 10: NZDF V BARLA � 17:00 Moscow May 13: BARLA V France � 17:00 Moscow May 17: France V NZDF � 17:00 Moscow
Final: May 20: Top Team Group A V Top Team Group B � 18:00 Moscow