Take a look at all the matches that will act as warm-ups for the 2019 World Cup in Japan

2019 Rugby World Cup Warm-Ups

With the 2019 World Cup in Japan fast approaching, we have put together a list of fixtures that will act as warm-up games for the tournament.

England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales will all play several games in the build-up to the tournament whereas the biggest southern hemisphere nations, New Zealand, Australia, South Africa and Argentina, will predominantly use the Rugby Championship as their World Cup warm-up matches.

Check out all the matches and when they are set to take place below.

2019 Rugby World Cup Warm-Ups

England Warm-Up Matches

Sunday 11 August: England v Wales, Twickenham, 2pm, Live on Sky Sports

Saturday 17 August: Wales v England, Principality Stadium, Cardiff, 2.15pm, Live on Channel 4

Saturday 24 August: England v Ireland, Twickenham, 3pm, Live on Sky Sports

Friday 6 September: England v Italy, St James’ Park, Newcastle, 7.45pm, Live on Sky Sports

Home and away: Ireland will face Wales at Dublin’s Aviva Stadium and in Cardiff (Getty Images)

Ireland Warm-Up Matches

Saturday 10 August: Ireland v Italy, Aviva Stadium, 2pm, Live on Channel 4

Saturday 24 August: England v Ireland, Twickenham, 3pm, Live on Sky Sports

Saturday 31 August: Wales v Ireland, Principality Stadium, 2.30pm, Live on Channel 4

Saturday 7 September: Ireland v Wales, Aviva Stadium, 2pm, Live on Channel 4

Scotland Warm-Up Matches

Saturday 17 August: France v Scotland, Allianz Riviera Stadium, Nice, 8pm, Live on Premier Sports

Saturday 24 August: Scotland v France, BT Murrayfield, kick-off 1.10pm, Live on Premier Sports

Saturday 31 August: Georgia v Scotland, Dinamo Arena, Tbilisi, Georgia, 5pm, Live on Premier Sports

Friday 6 September: Scotland v Georgia, BT Murrayfield, kick-off 7.30pm, Live on Premier Sports

Wales Warm-Up Matches

Sunday 11 August: England v Wales, Twickenham Stadium, 2pm, Live on Sky Sports

Saturday 17 August: Wales v England, Principality Stadium, Cardiff, 2.15pm, Live on Channel 4

Saturday 31 August: Wales v Ireland, Principality Stadium, 2.30pm, Live on Channel 4

Saturday 7 September: Ireland v Wales, Aviva Stadium, 2pm, Live on Channel 4

Cross-Tasman rivalry: New Zealand and Australia will be in opposition once more (Getty Images)

Argentina Warm-Up Matches

Saturday 20 July Argentina v New Zealand, Estadio Jose Amalfitini, Buenos Aires, 7.05pm, Live on Sky Sports

Saturday 27 July: Australia v Argentina, Brisbane, 10.45am, Live on Sky Sports

Saturday 10 August: Argentina v South Africa, Salta, 8.40pm, Live on Sky Sports

Saturday 17 August: South Africa v Argentina, Pretoria, 4.05pm, Live on Sky Sports

Australia Warm-Up Matches

Saturday 20 July: South Africa v Australia, Johannesburg, 4.05pm, Live on Sky Sports

Saturday 27 July: Australia v Argentina, Brisbane, 10.45am, Live on Sky Sports

Saturday 10 August: Australia v New Zealand, Perth, 10.45am, Live on Sky Sports

Saturday 17 August: New Zealand v Australia, Eden Park, Auckland, 8.35am, Live on Sky Sports

Saturday 7 September: Australia v Samoa, Bankwest Stadium, Sydney, kick-off TBC

Canada Warm-Up Matches

Saturday 27 July: USA v Canada, Colorado, kick-off TBC

Saturday 3 August: Fiji v Canada, Suva, kick-off TBC

Friday 9 August: Tonga v Canada, Lautoka, kick-off TBC

Saturday 17 August: Canada v Leinster, Tim Hortons Field, Hamilton, kick-off TBC

Saturday 7 September: Canada v USA, BC Place, Vancouver, kick-off TBC

Fiji Warm-Up Matches

Saturday 13 July: Fiji v Maori All Blacks, Suva, kick-off TBC

Saturday 20 July: Maori All Blacks v Fiji, Rotorua, kick-off TBC

Saturday 27 July: Japan v Fiji, Kamaishi, kick-off TBC

Saturday 3 August: Fiji v Canada, Suva, kick-off TBC

Saturday 10 August: Fiji v Samoa Suva, kick-off TBC

France Warm-Up Matches

Saturday 17 August: France v Scotland, Allianz Riviera Stadium, Nice, 8pm, Live on Premier Sports

Saturday 24 August: Scotland v France, BT Murrayfield, 1.10pm, Live on Premier Sports

Friday 30 August: France v Italy, Stade de France, 9pm

Georgia Warm-Up Matches

Tuesday 27 August: Georgia v Russia, Mikheil Meskhi Stadium, Tbilisi, Georgia, kick-off TBC

Saturday 31 August: Georgia v Scotland, Dinamo Arena, Tbilisi, 5pm, Live on Premier Sports

Friday 6 September: Scotland v Georgia, BT Murrayfield, 7pm, Live on Premier Sports

Italy Warm-Up Matches

Saturday 10 August: Ireland v Italy, Aviva Stadium, 2pm, Live on Channel 4

Saturday 17 August: Italy v Russia, Stadio Riviera delle Palme, San Benedetto del Tronto, noon, Live on Eurosport

Friday 30 August: France v Italy, State de France, 9pm

Friday 6 September: England v Italy, St James Park, Newcastle, 7.45pm, Live on Sky Sports

Japan Warm-Up Matches

Saturday 27 July: Japan v Fiji, Kamaishi, kick-off TBC

Saturday 3 August: Japan v Tonga, Osaka, kick-off TBC

Saturday 10 August: USA v Japan, Suva, kick-off TBC

Friday 6 September: Japan v South Africa, Kumagaya Rugby Stadium, Saitama, 7.15pm local time, Live on Eurosport

Namibia Warm-Up Matches

We are yet to confirm Namibia’s warm-up matches

New Zealand Warm-Up Matches

Saturday 20 July Argentina v New Zealand, Estadio Jose Amalfitini, Buenos Aires, 7.05pm, Live on Sky Sports

Saturday 27 July: New Zealand v South Africa, Westpac Stadium, Wellington, 8.35am, Live on Sky Sports

Saturday 10 August: Australia v New Zealand, Perth, 10.45am, Live on Sky Sports

Saturday 17 August: New Zealand v Australia, Eden Park, Auckland, 8.35am, Live on Sky Sports

Saturday 7 September: New Zealand v Tonga, FMG Waikato Stadium, Hamilton, 3.35am

Russia Warm-Up Matches

Saturday 17 August: Italy v Russia, Stadio Riviera delle Palme, kick-off TBC

Samoa Warm-Up Matches

Saturday 27 July: Samoa v Tonga, Apia, kick-off TBC

Saturday 3 August: USA v Samoa, Suva, kick-off TBC

Saturday 10 August: Fiji v Samoa, Suva, kick-off TBC

Saturday 7 September: Australia v Samoa, Bankwest Stadium, Sydney, kick-off TBC

South Africa Warm-Up Matches

Saturday 20 July: South Africa v Australia, Johannesburg, 4.05pm, Live on Sky Sports

Saturday 27 July: New Zealand v South Africa, Westpac Stadium, Wellington, kick-off TBC

Saturday 10 August: Argentina v South Africa, Salta, 8.40pm, Live on Sky Sports

Saturday 17 August: South Africa v Argentina, Pretoria, 4.05pm, Live on Sky Sports

Friday 6 September: Japan v South Africa, Kumagaya Rugby Stadium, Saitama, 7.15pm local time, Live on Eurosport

Tonga Warm-Up Matches 

Saturday 27 July: Samoa v Tonga, Apia, kick-off TBC

Saturday 3 August: Japan v Tonga, Osaka, kick-off TBC

Friday 9 August: Tonga v Canada, Lautoka, kick-off TBC

Saturday 7 September: New Zealand v Tonga, FMG Waikato Stadium, Hamilton, 3.35am

Uruguay Warm-Up Matches

Saturday 7 September: Uruguay v Brazil, TBC

USA Warm-Up Matches

Saturday 27 July: USA v Canada, Colorado, kick-off TBC

Saturday 3 August: USA v Samoa, Suva, kick-off TBC

Saturday 10 August: USA v Japan, Suva, kick-off TBC

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