Final preparations ahead of the opening ceremony

The Rugby World Cup 2011 official YouTube channel will be releasing daily videos to give you the chance to be part of the experience no matter where you are in the world. It allows you to follow the progress of the tournament, plus look at the other ways in which the tournament will affect the nation.

The opening ceremony, is expected to have around a billion people tuning in around the world.  Of that 60,000 people will be lucky enough to be watching from Eden Park which will see the All Blacks take on Tonga in the tournaments opening game. Opposing captains Richie McCaw and Finau Maka have their say on Friday’s match.