Rugby World Cup 2019

Welcome to our 2019 Rugby World Cup page where you can get all the latest news on the tournament in Japan. We have created this page to make sure you stay up to date with the TV schedule, fixtures, squads, injuries and much more so that you don’t miss out on any of the action.

Rugby World Cup Dates: The tournament is scheduled to start on the 20th of September and finish on the 2nd of November. Take a look at all the key dates you need to know about here.

Rugby World Cup Qualified Teams: See which teams have qualified for the tournament and how they did so here.

Rugby World Cup Warm-ups: We have put together a comprehensive list of all the international warm-ups taking place before the tournament kicks off on the 20th of September. Make sure you know who your team is warming up against.

Rugby World Cup Groups: The World Cup Draw took place in May 2017, and it revealed some compelling group matches to look forward to. Take a look at who is playing who here.

Rugby World Cup Fixtures: Take a look at the list of fixtures that will make up the group and knockout stages for the 2019 World Cup.

Rugby World Cup TV Coverage: Take a look at our handy guide on the TV schedule for the tournament. ITV have secured the broadcasting rights so make sure you know what is being televised where.

Rugby World Cup ITV Pundits

Rugby World Cup Tickets: Find out how you can get tickets here.

Rugby World Cup Venues: Stadium Guide

Blue sky thinking: The World Cup kicks off with Japan playing in Tokyo (Getty Images)

Team Guides:

Ireland, Scotland, Japan, Russia, Samoa

New Zealand, South Africa, Italy, Namibia, Canada

England, France, Argentina, USA, Tonga

Australia, Wales, Georgia, Fiji, Uruguay

See each teams Rugby World Cup Kit and the full list of Rugby World Cup Injuries here.

Rugby World Cup History

Rugby World Cup Winners

Rugby World Cup Greatest Players

Rugby World Cup Greatest Tries

Rugby World Cup Greatest Moments

Rugby World Cup Greatest Shocks

Rugby World Cup Greatest Kits

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