Rugby World Cup - Japan 2019

This Friday, the 20th of September, Japan welcomes the Rugby World Cup to its home for the very first time, and it is the most highly anticipated rendition in the history of the sport.

During the build up to the tournament we will provide you with a more in depth look into the teams and players that will lighten up the Japanese skies, for now see below some the key information regarding the infrastructure and important dates for your diaries.

Friday 20th September

Opening Ceremony followed by…

 Japan v Russia              11.45 am

 Tokyo Stadium, Tokyo

 Capacity 49,970


Saturday 21st September

 France v Argentina       8.15 am

Tokyo Stadium


New Zealand v South Africa   10.45 am

International Stadium, Yokohama

Capacity 72,327


Sunday 22nd September

Ireland v Scotland        8.45 am

International Stadium


Saturday 28th September

Ireland v Japan              8.15 am

Shizuoka Stadium

Capacity 50,889


Sunday 29th September

Australia v Wales          8.45 am

Tokyo Stadium


Saturday 5th October

England v Argentina    9 am

Tokyo Stadium


Saturday 12th October

England v France          9.15 am

International Stadium


Sunday 13th October

Scotland v Japan           11.45am

International Stadium


Predicted Knock Out Stages

Saturday 19th October


England v Australia     8.15 am

Oita Stadium

Capacity 40,000



New Zealand v Japan                11.15 am

Tokyo Stadium

Sunday 20th October



Wales v Argentina        8.15am

Oita Stadium



Ireland v South Africa                11.15am

Tokyo Stadium


Saturday 26th October


England v New Zealand           9 am

International Stadium



Wales v South Africa                9 am

International Stadium


Saturday 2nd November


England v Wales           9 am

Tokyo Stadium


So there we have it, an England v Wales Final. We expect some incredible action to go before, the most wonderful host nation, and a party atmosphere warming our hearts as we head into the winter months. What a tournament we have in store.