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 33-19 Wales

Saturday 17 August: Wales 13-6 England

Saturday 24 August: England 57-15 Ireland

Friday 6 September: England 37-0 Italy

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 29-10 Italy

Saturday 24 August: England 57-15 Ireland

Saturday 31 August: Wales 17-22 Ireland

Saturday 7 September: Ireland 19-10 Wales

Scotland Warm-Up Matches

Saturday 17 August: France 32-3 Scotland

Saturday 24 August: Scotland 17-14 France

Saturday 31 August: Georgia 10-44 Scotland

Friday 6 September: Scotland 36-9 Georgia

Wales Warm-Up Matches

Sunday 11 August: England 33-19 Wales

Saturday 17 August: Wales 13-6 England

Saturday 31 August: Wales 17-22 Ireland

Saturday 7 September: Ireland 19-10 Wales

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

Argentina Warm-Up Matches

Saturday 20 July Argentina 16-20 New Zealand

Saturday 27 July: Australia 16-10 Argentina

Saturday 10 August: Argentina 13-46 South Africa

Saturday 17 August: South Africa 24-18 Argentina

Saturday 7 September: Randwick 0-74 Argentina

Australia Warm-Up Matches

Saturday 20 July: South Africa 35-17 Australia

Saturday 27 July: Australia 16-10 Argentina

Saturday 10 August: Australia 47-26 New Zealand

Saturday 17 August: New Zealand 36-0 Australia

Saturday 7 September: Australia 34-15 Samoa

Canada Warm-Up Matches

Saturday 27 July: USA 47-19 Canada

Saturday 3 August: Fiji 38-13 Canada

Friday 9 August: Tonga 33-23 Canada

Saturday 24 August: Canada 35-38 Leinster

Friday 30 August: Canada 45-13 BC All-Stars

Saturday 7 September: Canada 15-20 USA

Fiji Warm-Up Matches

Saturday 13 July: Fiji 27-10 Maori All Blacks

Saturday 20 July: Maori All Blacks 26-17 Fiji

Saturday 27 July: Japan 34-21 Fiji

Saturday 3 August: Fiji 38-13 Canada

Saturday 10 August: Fiji 10-3 Samoa

Saturday 31 August: Fiji 29-19 Tonga

France Warm-Up Matches

Saturday 17 August: France 32-3 Scotland

Saturday 24 August: Scotland 17-14 France

Friday 30 August: France 47-19 Italy

Georgia Warm-Up Matches

Saturday 31 August: Georgia 10-44 Scotland

Friday 6 September: Scotland 36-9 Georgia

Italy Warm-Up Matches

Saturday 10 August: Ireland 29-10 Italy

Saturday 17 August: Italy 85-15 Russia

Friday 30 August: France 47-19 Italy

Friday 6 September: England 37-0 Italy

Japan Warm-Up Matches

Saturday 27 July: Japan 34-21 Fiji

Saturday 3 August: Japan 41-7 Tonga

Saturday 10 August: USA 20-34 Japan

Friday 6 September: Japan 7-41 South Africa

Namibia Warm-Up Matches

Saturday 24th August: Sharks Invitation XV 0-43 Namibia

Saturday 31st August: Namibia 28-22 Southern Kings

Saturday 7th September: Namibia 21-17 Southern Kings

New Zealand Warm-Up Matches

Saturday 20 July Argentina  16-20 New Zealand

Saturday 27 July: New Zealand 16-16 South Africa

Saturday 10 August: Australia 47-26 New Zealand

Saturday 17 August: New Zealand 36-0 Australia

Saturday 7 September: New Zealand 92-7 Tonga

Russia Warm-Up Matches

Saturday 17 August: Italy 85-15 Russia

Tuesday 27 August: Russia 22-35 Jersey Reds

Saturday 7 September: Russia 14-42 Connacht

Samoa Warm-Up Matches

Saturday 27 July: Samoa 25-17 Tonga

Saturday 3 August: USA 13-10 Samoa

Saturday 10 August: Fiji 10-3 Samoa

Saturday 31 August: New Zealand Heartland XV 19-36 Samoa

Saturday 7 September: Australia 34-15 Samoa

South Africa Warm-Up Matches

Saturday 20 July: South Africa 35-17 Australia

Saturday 27 July: New Zealand 16-16 South Africa

Saturday 10 August: Argentina 13-46 South Africa

Saturday 17 August: South Africa 24-18 Argentina

Friday 6 September: Japan 7-41 South Africa

Tonga Warm-Up Matches 

Saturday 27 July: Samoa 25-17 Tonga

Saturday 3 August: Japan 41-7 Tonga

Friday 9 August: Tonga 33-23 Canada

Saturday 31 August: Fiji 29-19 Tonga

Saturday 7 September: New Zealand 92-7 Tonga

Uruguay Warm-Up Matches

Saturday 7 September: Uruguay 24-35 Argentina XV

USA Warm-Up Matches

Saturday 27 July: USA 47-19 Canada

Saturday 3 August: USA 13-10 Samoa

Saturday 10 August: USA 20-34 Japan

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