If football has the Football World Cup, rugby has the Rugby World Cup that is hosted once every 4 years.
Rugby players from all over the world have always dreamt of playing a game in this prestigious event that is considered as the third largest world sports event just a bit shy of the Football World Cup and the Summer Olympics.
The next Rugby World Cup will be held in 2019 and the lucky host country this time around is none other than Japan. The tournament will be held from 20 September to 2 November 2019 across 12 venues.
The qualified rugby teams include:
The matches are divided into:
4 pools of 5 teams with a total of 40 pool matches.
The opening match will be held at the Tokyo Stadium in Tokyo on the 20th of September while the finals match will be held at the Yokohama Stadium in Kanagawa on the 2nd of November.
Have you also been waiting to watch the next Rugby World Cup? Tickets are fast selling out as early as now. If you are unable to watch the event live and in person, don’t worry! Live telecast for the games will be available as well.
Here’s looking forward to what promises to be an exciting Rugby World Cup in 2019!