Rugby in Japan

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The 2019 Rugby World Cup will be the ninth Rugby World Cup, to be held in Japan from September 20 to November 2. This will be the first time the tournament is to be held in Asia, the first time consecutive tournaments have been staged in the same hemisphere, and also the first time that the event will take place outside the traditional heartland of the sport.

National Olympic Stadium, being rebuilt for the 2020 Summer Olympics, was originally the centerpiece of Japan's Rugby World Cup bid, but revisions to the Olympic Stadium plans mandated the World Cup venue changes. of Tokyo), which will host the opening ceremony and opening match, and the Yokohama Stadium, which will host the final.

The opening match of the 2019 Rugby World Cup will take place at Tokyo Stadium in Chōfu, and the final match will be held atInternational Stadium Yokohama in Kanagawa. These venue assignments were announced when plans for the tournament were revised by Japan's organizing committee and accepted by World Rugby.  The National Olympic Stadium, being rebuilt for the 2020 Summer Olympics, was originally the centerpiece of Japan's Rugby World Cup bid, but revisions to the Olympic Stadium plans mandated the World Cup venue changes.

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Australia vs Fiji is Match 2 of the Rugby World Cup in Sapporo
September 21, 2019 - 13:45 - Sapporo, Japan

Australia vs Fiji

Tokyo will host Match 3 of the Rugby World Cup where France plays Argentina
September 21, 2019 - 16:15 - Tokyo, Japan

France vs Argentina

Yokohama will hose New Zealand vs South Africa in Match 4 of the Rugby World Cup
September 21, 2019 - 18:45 - Yokohama, Japan

New Zealand vs South Africa

Rugby World Cup Match 5 Italy vs Namibia will be played in Osaka
September 22, 2019 - 14:15 - Osaka, Japan

Italy vs Namibia

Ireland will meet Scotland in Match 6 of the Rugby World Cup in Yokohama
September 22, 2019 - 16:45 - Yokohama, Japan

Ireland vs Scotland

Sapporo will host Match 7 of the Rugby World Cup where England will play Tonga
September 22, 2019 - 19:15 - Sapporo, Japan

England vs Tonga

 

Match 8 will see Wales play Georgia in Aichi during the Rugby World Cup
September 23, 2019 - 19:15 - Aichi, Japan

Wales vs Georgia

Russia plays Samoa in Match 9 of the Rugby World Cup in Kumagaya
September 24, 2019 - 19:15 - Kumagaya, Japan

Russia vs Samoa

Kamaishi will host Match 10 of the Rugby World Cup where Fiji will play Uruguay
September 25, 2019 - 14:15 - Kamaishi, Japan

Fiji vs Uruguay

Match 11 of the Rugby World Cup will be played in Fukuoka
September 26, 2019 - 16:45 - Fukuoka, Japan

Italy vs Canada

See USA play England in Match 12 in Kobe during the Rugby World Cup
September 26, 2019 - 19:45 - Kobe, Japan

England vs USA

Osaka will host Argentina vs Tonga in Match 13 of the Rugby World Cup
September 28, 2019 - 13:45 - Osaka, Japan

Argentina vs Tonga

Match 15 of the Rugby World Cup in Aichi will see South Africa play Namibia
September 28, 2019 - 18:45 - Aichi, Japan

South Africa vs Namibia

Kumagay will host Georgia vs Uruguay in Match 16 of the Rugby World Cup
September 29, 2019 - 14:15 - Kumagaya, Japan

Georgia vs Uruguay

Australia will play Wales in Match 17 of the Rugby World Cup to be played in Tokyo
September 29, 2019 - 16:45 - Tokyo, Japan

Australia vs Wales

Kobe will host Match 18 of the Rugby World Cup where Scotland will play Samoa
September 30, 2019 - 19:15 - Kobe, Japan

Scotland vs Samoa

USA will play France in Fukuoka in Match 19 of the Rugby World Cup
October 2, 2019 - 16:45 - Fukuoka, Japan

France vs USA

Match 20 of the Rugby World Cup will be held in Oita
October 2, 2019 - 19:15 - Oita, Japan

New Zealand vs Canada

Osaka will host Georgia vs Fiji in Match 21 of the Rugby World Cup
October 3, 2019 - 14:15 - Osaka, Japan

Georgia vs Fiji

Match 22 of the Rugby World Cup will see Ireland play Russia in Kobe
October 3, 2019 - 19:15 - Kobe, Japan

Ireland vs Russia

Shizouka will host South Africa vs Italy in Match 23 of the Rugby World Cup
October 4, 2019 - 18:45 - Shizuoka, Japan

South Africa vs Italy

Australia will play Uruguay in Match 24 of the Rugby World Cup to be played in Oita
October 5, 2019 - 14:15 - Oita, Japan

Australia vs Uruguay

Tokyo will host Match 25 of the Rugby World Cup where England plays Argentina
October 5, 2019 - 17:00 - Tokyo, Japan

England vs Argentina

Match 27 of the Rugby World Cup in Tokyo will see New Zealand take on Namibia
October 6, 2019 - 13:45 - Tokyo, Japan

New Zealand vs Namibia

Kumamoto will host France and Tonga in Match 28 of the Rugby World Cup
October 6, 2019 - 16:45 - Kumamoto, Japan

France vs Tonga

Kobe will host Match 18 of the Rugby World Cup
October 8, 2019 - 19:15 - Kobe, Japan

South Africa vs Canada

Match 30 of the Rugby World Cup with Argentina and USA will be played in Kumagaya
October 9, 2019 - 13:45 - Kumagaya, Japan

Argentina vs USA

Shizouka will host Scotland and Russia in Match 31 of the Rugby World Cup
October 9, 2019 - 16:15 - Shizuoka, Japan

Scotland vs Russia

Oita will host Wales and Fiji in Match 32 of the Rugby World Cup
October 9, 2019 - 18:45 - Oita, Japan

Wales vs Fiji

Match 33 of the Rugby World Cup will see Australia play Georgia in Shizuoka
October 11, 2019 - 19:15 - Shizuoka, Japan

Australia vs Georgia

Aichi will host New Zealand and Italy in Match 34 of the Rugby World Cup
October 12, 2019 - 13:45 - Aichi, Japan

New Zealand vs Italy

England will play France in Yokohama in Match 35 of the Rugby World Cup
October 12, 2019 - 17:15 - Yokohama, Japan

England vs France

Fukuoka will hose Match 36 of the Rugby World Cup where Ireland will play Samoa
October 12, 2019 - 19:45 - Fukuoka, Japan

Ireland vs Samoa

Kamaishi will host Match 37 of the Rugby World Cup
October 13, 2019 - 12:15 - Kamaishi, Japan

Namibia vs Canada

Match 38 of the Rugby World Cup will see USA play Tonga in Osaka
October 13, 2019 - 14:45 - Osaka, Japan

USA vs Tonga

Wales will play Uruguay in Match 39 of the Rugby World Cup in Kumamoto
October 13, 2019 - 17:15 - Kumamoto, Japan

Wales vs Uruguay

Rugby World Cup quarterfinal Match 41 will be played in Oita
October 19, 2019 - 16:15 - Oita, Japan

Quarterfinal 1

Tokyo will host quarterfinal Match 42 of the Rugby World Cup
October 19, 2019 - 19:15 - Tokyo, Japan

Quarterfinal 2

Quarterfinal Match 43 of the Rugby World Cup will be played in Oita
October 20, 2019 - 16:15 - Oita, Japan

Quarterfinal 3

Match 44 is the final quaterfinal match of the Rugby World Cup
October 20, 2019 - 19:15 - Tokyo, Japan

Quarterfinal 4 

Match 45 the first semifina1 will be played in Yokohama
October 26, 2019 - 17:00 - Yokohama, Tokyo

Semifinal 1

Yokohama will host Semifinal Match 45 of the Rugby World Cup
October 27, 2019 - 18:00 - Yokohama, Japan

Semifinal 2 

Match 48 will decide the Champion of the Rugby World Cup
November 2, 2019 - 18:00 - Yokohama, Japan

See who will be victorious in the Rugby World Cup Final!