The 6 week tournament will kick off on september 20 and will finish with the final on november 2 in yokohama stadium. And then the final is set on the 2nd november.
The 2019 rugby world cup runs from friday 20 september to saturday 2 november with games played across japan this page has all you need to know about the 12 venues for the tournament.
Map of japan indicating the location of the opening match. Hosts japan score four tries against russia in tokyo to start the 2019 world cup with a bonus point victory relive the match as it happened. This will be the first rugby world cup played in asia and there will be matches played at 12 stadiums across japan as you can see from the map below. 10 games are held in each pool until the 13th september all over the country and 8 teams 2 teams in each pool advance to the final round.
Don t leave it too late to get to the stadium. All matches schedule is. The opening ceremony and first match took place at tokyo stadium.
Rugby fans around the world are already looking forward to the 2019 rugby world cup in japan. The 2019 rugby world cup is taking place across 12 venues as japan becomes the first asian country to host the competition. Japan travel is your official guide for local info and things to do in japan.
Gates open three hours before kick off except for the opening ceremony when gates open three hours and 30 minutes before the start of the opening ceremony. Rugby world cup 2019 is coming to japan 20th sept 2nd nov 2019. Rugby world cup venues.
It is the first time in the event s history that it will take place outside the traditional heartland of the sport and the first time it will be held in asia. Rugby world cup 2019 in japan is started with the opening match the host team japan v russia on the 20th september. Find hotel restaurant and tour information with our japan map or plan your next japan trip with our tourism guides.
335 27 km 2. We recommend you arrive 90 minutes early allowing at least 60 minutes to clear security and access your seat.