2019 Rugby World Cup Live Stream | Schedule | Teams | Venues

2019 Rugby World Cup Live Stream

2019 Rugby World Cup Live Stream | Schedule | Teams | Venues

2019 Rugby World Cup Live Stream

 

The Rugby World Cup is a mega-event of men rugby union which played after every 4 years in different countries of the world. It is an international event which competes with the top international rugby teams. The first Rugby World Cup took place in 1987, hosted by New Zealand and Australia.

2019 Rugby World Cup Format

Pool Stage

Pool A

Pool B

Pool C

Pool D

Ireland

Scotland

Japan

Russia

Samoa

New Zealand

South Africa

Italy

Namibia

Canada

England

France

Argentina

United States

Tonga

Australia

Wales

Georgia

Fiji

Uruguay

 

2019 Rugby World Cup Teams

Argentina: The Argentina national rugby team is the old team of Rugby, playing since 1910. They are currently 11th in the World Ranking of Rugby, marked the highest place 7th in ranking in July 2017. Argentina has reached Semi-finals of the World Cup in 2007 and 2015, their highest place in Rugby World Cup. They will play the first match of Rugby World Cup 2019 against France in Pool C at Tokyo Stadium.

Australia: The Australia national rugby union team is the two times champion’s team playing since 1899. The Wallabies has won World Cup two times, when it was Webb Ellis Cup, in 1991 and 1999 Rugby World Cups. They appeared in all Rugby World Cups happened so far, currently, they are World Ranking 6th team.  The first Australia RWC Match is Australia V Fiji in Pool D at Sapporo Dome.

Canada: The Canada national rugby union team is from the North America region, playing rugby since 1932. They are known as Canucks and The Reds having maple leaf as their emblem. The Reds has reached highest to the Quarter-Finals of RWC in 1991. Currently, they are 21st team in the Rugby World Ranking. In the 2019 World Cup they will play first match against Italy in Pool B at Fukuoka Hakatanomori Stadium.

England: The England national rugby union team is one of the oldest teams in rugby history playing since 1871. The English rugby team has Red Rose in their emblem, also known with the same name. With so rich history they have won many titles including the Rugby World Cup in 2003. Currently, they are World Ranking 5th team before entering into the 2019 Rugby World Cup. Their first match is England V Tonga in Pool C at Sapporo Dome.

Fiji: The Fiji national rugby union team is from the Oceania region, they enter into the rugby fields in 1939. They are known as the Flying Fijians and using “Palm” in their emblem. The Fijians are amongst the Quarter-finalists of the 1987 and 2007 Rugby World Cup, which is highest reach of the team. Currently, they are 10th in the Rugby World Ranking. Fiji will play their first match of Rugby World Cup 2019 against Australia in Pool D match at Sapporo Dome.

France: The France national rugby union team is the European region rugby team playing the game from 1906. The nickname of France Rugby team is “The Blues”, having Gallic rooster into their emblem. They aren’t lucky enough because thrice they have lost the Final of Rugby World Cup in 1987, 1999, and 2011. Currently, they are residing on 7th place in World Ranking of Rugby. France is going to take on Argentina in their first match of Rugby World Cup 2019 in Pool C match at Tokyo Stadium.

Georgia: The Georgia national rugby union team is automatically selected for Rugby World Cup 2019 and didn’t need any qualifiers. The Georgian rugby team is nicknamed as Borjgalosnebi and Lelos, having Borjgali in their emblem. It’s been their 4th appearance in the World Cups of Rugby and every time their journey ends in the Pool Stage. Before the World Cup at the current moment they are World Ranking 12th        team. In Pool D, they will start a battle with Georgia V Wales match at the City Of Toyota Stadium.

Ireland: The Ireland national rugby union team is another from European region for the World Cup 2019. Since 1875, Ireland rugby union is playing matches against the opponents. Ireland can be the only team who reaches almost every rugby world cup quarter-finals. But unfortunately couldn’t move a step further and ended in QFs in 1987, 1991, 1995, 2003, 2011, and 2015. They are currently the 3rd team in Rugby World Ranking, which will start RWC 2019 ride against Scotland in Pool A match at International Stadium Yokohama.

Italy: The Italy national rugby union team is the Europe region rugby union, have been playing international matches from 1929. They are known as the “Azzurri” and Italy Rugby Federation is the core body which operates the team. The highest finish for Italy rugby team is the Pool stage in all the World Cups happened so far in Rugby history. For now, they are at 13th place in the World Ranking of Rugby. In RWC 2019, the first match of Azzurri is Italy V Namibia in Pool B match at Hanazono Rugby Stadium.

Japan: The Japan national rugby union team is the Host team of the Rugby World Cup 2019 and only team from Asia Region. The Japan Rugby fans nicknamed their team with Cherry Blossoms and Brave Blossoms, having Sakura in their Emblem. The Asian rugby Japan team founded back in 1926 and played a first international match in 1932. But unfortunately for the side, because they didn’t move further than Pool Stage in every World Cup of Rugby. As they are now hosting side of World Cup 2019 maybe this will change their destination. Before the starting of RWC 2019, Japan ranks 9th in the World Ranking. They will take on Russia in the first match of World Cup 2019 at Tokyo Stadium in Pool A-game.

Namibia: The Namibia national rugby union team is the Africa region rugby team qualified for 2019 RWC as well. They are playing from the 1900s but entered into Rugby World Cup 1999 through qualifications. Since then they have 5 appearances but “Welwitschias” didn’t win a single match. In qualifications, they won most matches but at big stage of WC they lost, currently hold World Ranking on 23rd position. Namibia V Italy will be the first match for Welwitschias in Pool B match at Hanazono Rugby Stadium.

New Zealand: The New Zealand national rugby union team is the defending champion of Rugby World Cup 2015. As well as of RWC 2011 they won 3 Rugby World Cups, including the first World Cup of Rugby in 1987. The NZ Rugby fans know their team with nicknames of All Blacks, they have Silver fern frond in the emblem. They are currently on 2nd position in World Rugby Rankings. New Zealand will face South Africa in the first match, its Pool B game at International Stadium Yokohama.

Russia: The Russia national rugby union team is the second Asian team but qualifies from Europe region. They started to begin to play international rugby matches in 1992 and this is their second appearance in Rugby World Cup. Currently, Russia is on 20th place in World Ranking. They will play first match against host nation Japan, it’ll be Pool A match at Tokyo Stadium.

Samoa: The Samoa national rugby union team is the Oceania region team playing international matches since 1924. They are nicknamed as Manu Samoa and have Southern Cross in their emblem. Missing the inaugural Rugby World Cup 1987, Samoa has been the part of remaining all World Cups. The best was 1991 and 1995 for Manu Samoa as they reached the highest level to Quarter-finals in their playing history. For now, they are World Rank 16th team in Rugby unions. Samoa V Russia will be their first match in Pool A at Kumagaya Rugby Stadium.

Scotland: The Scotland national rugby union team is European region team that plays rugby from 1871. Scotland has “Thistle” flower in their emblem, playing under Scottish Rugby Union. Scotland is one of the teams which plays all Rugby World Cups to date, their highest RWC Finish was in Semi-Finals that came in 1991. Currently, they are 8th rank team in the Rugby World Ranking, their first RWC Match is Scotland V Ireland in Pool A at International Stadium Yokohama.

South Africa: The South Africa national rugby union team is playing this rugby game from 1891 but joined Rugby World Cups in 1995. All important South African team is known as Springboks, Bokke, and Amabokoboko, having Springbok & Protea in their emblem. They reach in World Cup Finals and won 1995 and 2007 Rugby World Cups. Now they are World Ranking 4th team which will play first Rwc Match, South Africa V New Zealand in Pool B at International Stadium Yokohama.

Tonga: The Tonga national rugby union team is old rugby team from the Oceania region played almost every RWC. They are nicknamed as Ikale Tahi (Sea Eagles) which have white dove in their emblem. Hard luck for the Tonga Rugby union because they couldn’t even qualified for Quarter-finals of any Rugby World Cup. All they have is Pool stage and in 1991, they couldn’t qualify for WC. They are World Ranking 15th        team which will play first RWC Match, Tonga V England in Pool C at Sapporo Dome.

Uruguay: The Uruguay national rugby union team is another old test match team of Rugby, but they are Tier 2 team. They require qualifications for the World Cup, they appeared 4 times in the Rugby World Cup but couldn’t cross Pool stage. Currently, they are World Ranking 19th team which will play first RWC Match, Uruguay V Fiji in Pool D at Kamaishi Recovery Memorial Stadium.

USA: The United States national rugby union team is the Rugby Americas North region team playing from early 20th century. The United Stated Rugby union has a nickname as Eagles and have American bald eagle in their emblem. The USA rugby team is one of the most anticipating world rugby team which plays all World Cups till date except 1995. They are 14th Rank team in World Rugby Rankings. The Use V England will be their first RWC Match in Pool C at Kobe Misaki Stadium.

Wales: The Wales national rugby union team is the European region team playing since 1881 under Welsh Rugby Union. The Prince of Wales's feathers is the emblem of the Wales Rugby team. They played all the World Cups of Rugby since its inception in 1987 when they reached Semi-finals. Same they did in 2011 Rugby World Cup but couldn’t win an RWC yet. Currently, they are the Top side of Rugby ranking leaving behind New Zealand with a small margin in points. The Wales Vs Georgia will be their first match in Pool D at the City Of Toyota Stadium.

 

2019 Rugby World Cup Venues

Tokyo Stadium, Chofu

Capacity: 49,970

International Stadium Yokohama

Capacity: 72,327

Shizuoka Stadium Ecopa, Fukuroi

Capacity: 50,889

Hanazono Rugby Stadium, Higashiosaka

Capacity: 30,000

Fukuoka Hakatanomori Stadium, Fukuoka

Capacity: 22,563

City of Toyota Stadium

Capacity: 45,000

Sapporo Dome

Capacity: 41,410

Oita Stadium

Capacity: 40,000

Kumamoto Stadium

Capacity: 32,000

Kobe Misaki Stadium

Capacity: 30,132

Kumagaya Rugby Stadium

Capacity: 24,000

Kamaishi Recovery Memorial Stadium

Capacity: 16,187

 

2019 Rugby World Cup Schedule

Date

Versus

Time

Venue

20 September 2019

Japan Vs Russia

19:45

Tokyo Stadium

21 September 2019

Australia Vs Fiji

13:45

Sapporo Dome

21 September 2019

France Vs Argentina

16:15

Tokyo Stadium

21 September 2019

New Zealand Vs South Africa

18:45

International Stadium Yokohama

22 September 2019

Italy Vs Namibia

14:15

Hanazono Rugby Stadium

22 September 2019

Ireland Vs Scotland

16:45

International Stadium Yokohama

22 September 2019

England Vs Tonga

19:15

Sapporo Dome

23 September 2019

Wales Vs Georgia

19:15

City of Toyota Stadium

24 September 2019

Russia Vs Samoa

19:15

Kumagaya Rugby Stadium

25 September 2019

Fiji Vs Uruguay

14:15

Kamaishi Recovery Memorial Stadium

26 September 2019

Italy Vs Canada

16:45

Fukuoka Hakatanomori Stadium

26 September 2019

England Vs United States

19:45

Kobe Misaki Stadium

28 September 2019

Argentina Vs Tonga

13:45

Hanazono Rugby Stadium

28 September 2019

Japan Vs Ireland

16:15

Shizuoka Stadium Ecopa

28 September 2019

South Africa Vs Namibia

18:45

City of Toyota Stadium

29 September 2019

Georgia Vs Uruguay

14:15

Kumagaya Rugby Stadium

29 September 2019

Australia Vs Wales

16:45

Tokyo Stadium

30 September 2019

Scotland Vs Samoa

19:15

Kobe Misaki Stadium

2 October 2019

France Vs United States

16:45

Fukuoka Hakatanomori Stadium

2 October 2019

New Zealand Vs Canada

19:15

Oita Stadium

3 October 2019

Georgia Vs Fiji

14:15

Hanazono Rugby Stadium

3 October 2019

Ireland Vs Russia

19:15

Kobe Misaki Stadium

4 October 2019

South Africa Vs Italy

18:45

Shizuoka Stadium Ecopa

5 October 2019

Australia Vs Uruguay

14:15

Oita Stadium

5 October 2019

England Vs Argentina

17:00

Tokyo Stadium

5 October 2019

Japan Vs Samoa

19:30

City of Toyota Stadium

6 October 2019

New Zealand Vs Namibia

13:45

Tokyo Stadium

6 October 2019

France Vs Tonga

16:45

Kumamoto Stadium

8 October 2019

South Africa Vs Canada

19:15

Kobe Misaki Stadium

9 October 2019

Argentina Vs United States

13:45

Kumagaya Rugby Stadium

9 October 2019

Scotland Vs Russia

16:15

Shizuoka Stadium Ecopa

9 October 2019

Wales Vs Fiji

18:45

Oita Stadium

11 October 2019

Australia Vs Georgia

19:15

Shizuoka Stadium Ecopa

12 October 2019

New Zealand Vs Italy

13:45

City of Toyota Stadium

12 October 2019

England Vs France

17:15

International Stadium Yokohama

12 October 2019

Ireland Vs Samoa

19:45

Fukuoka Hakatanomori Stadium

13 October 2019

Namibia Vs Canada

12:15

Kamaishi Recovery Memorial Stadium

13 October 2019

United States Vs Tonga

14:45

Hanazono Rugby Stadium

13 October 2019

Wales Vs Uruguay

17:15

Kumamoto Stadium

13 October 2019

Japan Vs Scotland

19:45

International Stadium Yokohama

19 October 2019

Quarterfinal 1: Winner Pool-C Vs Runner Up Pool-D

16:15

Oita Stadium

19 October 2019

Quarterfinal 2: Winner Pool-B Vs Runner Up Pool-A

19:15

Tokyo Stadium

20 October 2019

Quarterfinal 3: Winner Pool-D Vs Runner Up Pool-C

16:15

Oita Stadium

20 October 2019

Quarterfinal 4: Winner Pool-A Vs Runner Up Pool B

19:15

Tokyo Stadium

26 October 2019

Semifinal 1: Winner QF1 Vs Winner QF2

17:00

International Stadium Yokohama

27 October 2019

Semifinal 2: Winner QF3 Vs Winner QF4

18:00

International Stadium Yokohama

1 November 2019

Loser SF1 Vs Loser SF 2
(Bronze final)

18:00

Tokyo Stadium

2 November 2019

Final

18:00

International Stadium Yokohama

 

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