Rugby World Cup 2019

Schedule,Tickets,Teams & Updates

Rugby World Cup 2019 Schedule, Teams and Broadcast Details

The Rugby World cup 2019 kicks off with the opening match on Friday, September 20. 20 Nations from all over the world will compete for the William Webb Ellis Trophy in Japan. In the opening stage of the competition, 20 teams will attempt to make their way out of the Pool stages. The teams are slotted into 4 pools A, B, C and D. With five teams in each Pool. Only two teams from each pool will progress to the knockout stage.

Rugby World Cup Schedule

Rugby world cup 2019 schedule, teams and broadcast details

Pool A

IRELAND, SCOTLAND, JAPAN, RUSSIA, SAMOA

Match 1

Japan vs Russia, Friday, September 20, Tokyo Stadium, 11.45am BST.

Match 2

Ireland vs Scotland, Sunday, September 22, International Stadium Yokohama, 8.45am BST.

Match 3

Russia vs Samoa, Tuesday, September 24, Kumagaya Rugby Stadium, 11.15am BST.

Match 4

Japan vs Ireland, Saturday, September 28, Shizuoka Stadium Ecopa, 8.15am BST.

Match 5

Scotland vs Samoa, Monday, September 30, Kobe Misaki Stadium, 11.15am BST.

Match 6

Ireland vs Russia, Thursday, October 3, Kobe Misaki Stadium, 11.15am BST.

Match 7

Japan vs Samoa, Saturday, October 5, City of Toyota Stadium, 11.30am BST.

Match 8

Scotland vs Russia, Wednesday, October 9, Shizuoka Stadium Ecopa. 8.15am BST.

Match 9

Ireland vs Samoa, Saturday, October 12, Fukuoka Hakatanomori Stadium 11.45am BST.

Match 10

Japan vs Scotland, Sunday, October 13, International Stadium Yokohama, 11.45am BST.

Pool B

N ZEALAND, S AFRICA, ITALY, NAMIBIA, CANADA

Match 1

New Zealand vs South Africa, Saturday, September 21, International Stadium Yokohama 10.45am BST.

Match 2

Italy vs Namibia, Sunday, September 22, Hanazono Rugby Stadium, 6.15am BST.

Match 3

Italy vs Canada, Thursday, September 26, Fukuoka Hakatanomori Stadium 8.45am BST.

Match 4

South Africa vs Namibia, Saturday, September 28, City of Toyota Stadium, 10.45am BST.

Match 5

New Zealand vs Canada, Wednesday, October 2, Oita Stadium, 11.15am BST.

Match 6

South Africa vs Italy, Friday, October 4, Shizuoka Stadium Ecopa, 10.45am BST.

Match 7

New Zealand vs Namibia, Sunday, October 6, Tokyo Stadium, 5.45am BST.

Match 8

South Africa vs Canada, Tuesday, October 8, Kobe Misaki Stadium, 11.15am BST.

Match 9

New Zealand vs Italy, Saturday, October 12, City of Toyota Stadium, 5.45am BST.

Match 10

Namibia vs Canada, Sunday, October 13, Kamaishi Recovery Memorial Stadium, 4.15am BST.

Pool C

ENGLAND, FRANCE, ARGENTINA, USA, TONGA

Match 1

France vs Argentina, Saturday, September 21, Tokyo Stadium 8.15am BST.

Match 2

England vs Tonga, Sunday, September 22, Sapporo Dome, 11.15am BST.

Match 3

England vs USA, Thursday, September 26, Kobe Misaki Stadium, 11.45am BST.

Match 4

Argentina vs Tonga, Saturday, September 28, Hanazono Rugby Stadium, 5.45am BST.

Match 5

France vs USA, Wednesday, October 2, Fukuoka Hakatanomori Stadium, 8.45am BST.

Match 6

England vs Argentina, Saturday, October 5, Tokyo Stadium, 9am BST.

Match 7

France vs Tonga, Sunday, October 6, Kumamoto Stadium, 8.45am BST.

Match 8

Argentina vs USA, Wednesday, October 9, Kumagaya Rugby Stadium, 5.45am BST.

Match 9

England vs France, Saturday, October 12, International Stadium Yokohama, 9.15am BST.

Match 10

USA vs Tonga, Sunday, October 13, Hanazono Rugby Stadium, 6.45am BST.

Pool D

AUSTRALIA, WALES, GEORGIA, FIJI, URUGUAY

Match 1

Australia vs Fiji, Saturday, September 21, Sapporo Dome, 5.45am BST.

Match 2

Wales vs Georgia, Monday, September 23, City of Toyota Stadium, 11.15am BST.

Match 3

Fiji vs Uruguay, Wednesday, September 25, Kamaishi Recovery Memorial Stadium, 6.15am BST.

Match 4

Georgia vs Uruguay, Sunday, September 29, Kumagaya Rugby Stadium, 6.15am BST.

Match 5

Australia vs Wales, Sunday, September 29, Tokyo Stadium, 8.45am BST.

Match 6

Georgia vs Fiji, Thursday, October 3, Hanazono Rugby Stadium, 6.15am BST.

Match 7

Australia vs Uruguay, Saturday, October 5, Oita Stadium, 6.15am BST.

Match 8

Wales vs Fiji, Wednesday, October 9, Oita Stadium, 10.45am BST.

Match 9

Australia vs Georgia, Friday, October 11, Shizuoka Stadium Ecopa, 11.15am BST.

Match 10

Wales vs Uruguay, Sunday, October 13, Kumamoto Stadium, 9.15am BST.

When is the final?

  • The Quarter-Finals are on October 19-20
  • The Semi-Finals are on October 26-27
  • The Bronze Final is on November 1
  • The Final is on November 2

The Teams

Below are the teams that have qualified for the Rugby World cup 2019

  1. Argentina ranked 10th. The best result is quarterfinals in the 2015 World cup
  2. Australia are ranked 6th. They were the winner in 1991 and 1999 World cups
  3. Canada has the ranking of 21st. Their best result in the world cups is the quarterfinals of the 1991 edition
  4. 4th in the world ranking is England. They have won the 2003 World Cup
  5. Fiji are ranked 9th. They have reached the quarterfinals in the 1987 and 2007 World cups
  6. France are ranked 8th in the World. They have reached the finals on three occasions 1987,1999 and the 2011 finals
  7. Georgia are ranked 12th in the World. They not yet managed to move further from pool stages
  8. Ireland are 3rd in the rankings. They have made it to the quarterfinals of all the world Cups except 1999 and 2007
  9. Italy are ranked 14th. They have managed to reach no further than the pool stages
  10. Japan ranks 11th in the World. They are also yet to make it higher than the pool stages
  11. Namibia has a World ranking of 23. They have to better their record of pool stage exit
  12. New Zealand is ranked no 1 in the World. They are the 3-time winners in 1987. 2011 and 2015
  13. Russia is ranked 20th in the World. Their only appearance in the World cup is only in the pool stages of 2015 edition
  14. Samoa are ranked 17th in the World. They have lost their quarterfinals appearance in 1991 and 1995
  15. Scotland are ranked 7th in the World. Their best result is the Semifinals of the 1991 World cup
  16. South Africa are ranked 5th in the world. They are the 2-time World cup winners in 1995 and 2007
  17. Tonga are ranked 13th in the World. They have not made it any further than the pool stages
  18. Uruguay are ranked 16th in the World. Their only 3 appearances are the pool stages
  19. USA with a ranking of 15th in the World. They have not managed to move any higher that the pool stages
  20. Wales are ranked 2nd in the World. The formidable side still has to better their Semifinal appearances in 1987 and 2011

Broadcasting Details

The Rugby World Cup 2019 tv coverage will be broadcasted by ITV. It has the rights for the 2019 edition.

Other broadcasters who will telecast the Ruby World cup 2019 are.

  1. IGBS
  2. Network Ten
  3. Fox Sports
  4. Fiji TV
  5. TF1
  6. Prosieben Maxx
  7. Ran
  8. RTE
  9. Eir Sport
  10. TVNZ
  11. Spark
  12. ESPN
  13. Supersport
  14. ITV
  15. S4C
  16. NBC Sports
  17. Univision

These are the channels that will broadcast the event. The channels are country specific.

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