The Rugby World Cup is men’s rugby union tournament contested every four years. The Rugby World Cup 2019 will be the 9th edition of the Rugby World Cup. The upcoming edition of the World Cup will be held in Japan from September 20 to 2nd November 2019. The 2019 Rugby World Cup will be the first edition to be hosted by an Asian country. This is also the first time that event will be conducted outside the traditional heartland of the sport. Currently, New Zealand is the defending champions. New Zealand won the Rugby World Cup 2015 by defeating Australia.
Rugby World Cup 2019 Info
On 8th May 2009, South Africa, Italy and Japan have declared the potential contenders for hosting the 2019 Rugby World Cup. During the special meeting at Dublin in July 2009, Japan was announced as the official hosts of the upcoming tournament. The upcoming Rugby World Cup 2019 will start on 20th September 2019. The opening match of Rugby World Cup will be hosted by Ajinomoto Stadium in Tokyo, The grand final of ninth Rugby World Cup will be held at Nissan Stadium in Yokohama.
After numerous meetings, in September 2015, World Rugby accepted the proposal of Japan Rugby which included the twelve venues for the upcoming event. These twelve venues will host a total of 48 matches. The Ajinomoto Stadium in Tokyo will begin the proceedings with Opening Ceremony and opening match. The tournament winner will be decided at Nissan Stadium in Yokohama. Checkout the list of venues for 2019 Rugby World Cup.
- Tokyo Stadium
- International Stadium Yokohama
- Shizuoka Stadium Ecopa
- Hanazono Rugby Stadium
- Fukuoka Hakatanomori Stadium
- City of Toyota Stadium
- Sapporo Dome
- Oita Stadium
- Kumamoto Stadium
- Kobe Misaki Stadium
- Kumagaya Rugby Stadium
- Kamaishi Recovery Memorial Stadium
The three teams in each of the four pools in previous Rugby World Cup automatically qualify for the next tournament. In this fashion, 12 teams qualify while remaining 8 spots are filled by existing regional competitions. Japan being the hosts also automatically qualified for the 2019 Rugby World Cup. Total 20 teams will participate in RWC 2019. Check the list of countries who have qualified for the Rugby World Cup 2019.
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Rugby World Cup 2019 Live Streaming Official Websites
Most of the official broadcasters will be live streaming the most anticipated RWC 2019 on their respective official websites. Here we will list the broadcasters who will feature the streaming of Japan Rugby World Cup 2019. The fans can download the mobile apps of these channels on their Android, iOS platforms.
Rugby World Cup is a few moments away with world’s best teams and players in Men’s rugby participating in the tournament. There are millions of rugby fans who are ready to watch the match live in the stadium in Japan or with the help of D2H cable. The Rugby World Cup 2019 will be hosted by Japan. Let’s check out the list of channels broadcasting Rugby World Cup 2019.
Fans in South America will need to bookmark ESPN’s official website as it will be providing a live stream for every game. ESPN Latin America and ESPN Brazil have officially announced the broadcasting rights holder of RWC 2019. ESPN app will stream the Rugby World Cup 2019 matches on iOS, Android mobiles and are also available on Apple TV, Fire TV, Xbox, and Roku. The list of commentators is yet to be published officially by the network.
ESPN commentators list
Let’s check out the full list of commentators of ESPN which brings exclusive Rugby World Cup 2019 live coverage on television and online.
Fox Sports is considered as the king in Australia. Fox Sports will be live streaming Japan Rugby World Cup 2019 on its official website. It is bound to serve many fans in Australia. Fox Sports is having the best subscription packages in the market. As per a few websites, Fox Sports will be providing special packages for RWC 2019. All those who want to enjoy Rugby World Cup 2019 Live Stream, just select your packages to enjoy the event live in HD quality through Fox Sports.
You can watch all the channels in HD (1080p). The English coverage of Rugby World Cup will be available on Fox Sports Network. The matches will be accompanied by the match preview and analysis. All 48 matches will be streamed live on Fox Sports.
Network 10 has also grabbed the rights to stream Rugby World Cup 2019 Live in Australia. But not all matches will be streamed on Network 10 but only ten matches include Australia’s matches and 2019 Rugby World Cup Final. To stream all matches of 2019 RWC tune to Fox Sports.
ITV is a very well known channel in the United Kingdom. The ITV is the official broadcaster for Rugby World Cup 2019. ITV usually covers a huge network of sports which includes golf, cricket, football, hockey and many other sports. If anyone wants to enjoy RWC 2019 Live on mobile, they can download their app from play store or app store. Along with ITV, ITV4 and ITV Hub will stream Rugby World Cup matches.