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Rugby World Cup 2019 Team’s Preview and Prediction: Who Can Win The Webb Ellis Cup in Japan?

Rugby world cup 2019 Preview and Prediction

Do you know that the Rugby World Cup begins on September 20? This year competition is unique from other tournaments for numerous reasons. It will be the first tournament of a kind to be held in Asia. Away from that, it will be the first time where five favorite teams will be participating. There is no doubt that these teams have higher chances of raising the much-coveted trophy. Do you know that in the past it was quite hard to predict the best teams that would take the trophy home?

Japan Rugby World Cup 2019

Rugby World Cup Date: 20 September to 2 November
RWC Locations: 12 Venues across Japan
Teams: 20 Team
Number of matches: 48
TV channel: Rugby world cup tournament pass
Pools, Fixtures, kick-off time, Date, TV schedule

This year Rugby World Cup will bring together over 20 most famous teams in the world. How many matches does it feature? It will host 48 matches in over 12 locations. After the tournament kick-off on 20th September, it will take 6 weeks until the final match. Usually, all the winners and the runners up from every group will proceed to the quarter-finals.

As the date gets closer, every participating team is busy preparing for this year biggest tournament with big hopes that it will win all the games. Are you eager to know the top teams that can potentially win the Rugby World Cup?

Who are the most hopeful in this tournament? From a close look, England, Ireland, Wales and South Africa will battle it out with the popular All Blacks. For the last few months, we have seen some well-known Rugby enthusiasts and professional game analysts claiming that New Zealand will have a great time proving to the world that indeed they are the best.

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It is good to keep in mind that New Zealand has featured in the Rugby World Cup three consecutive times. This means that they can try their best to take the trophy home this time around. You can agree with me that indeed they had a successful season. With that in mind, they should not be taken lightly. Let’s look at the most favorite teams to win the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan.

QF 2: Winner of Group B vs Runner up of Group A – All Blacks vs Japan

All Blacks will beat Japan in Japan/Scotland in the 2nd quarter-final game on 19 October 2019 at Tokyo Stadium.

Do you remember this team losing to Australia in the Rugby Championship? Again, they experienced one of the most challenging moments to slip the victory when they tackled Springboks. For a long time, they have always been considered as the undeniable favorites for any Rugby tournament. Have you ever watched them battling it out in the past?

They have an awesome game that is worth your time. Their air of invincibility went down drastically after they were knocked off by the Welsh. According to this year World Cup rankings, Welsh occupies the top spot. Do you know that most of their players have been playing for the last four years? Therefore they know what it takes to win any tournament.

When they are on a Rugby ground, they have never disappointed their fans. You can agree with me that they have been performing exceptionally well. This makes them the true top contenders in any Rugby game. They have not only thrashed some of the toughest teams in the world but also they boast of reliable players. They are arguably experienced than any other team in the world. This means that only an ignorant person can claim that they will not win this year Rugby World Cup.

QF 3: Winner of Group D vs Runner Up of Group C – Wales vs France

It is their first-ever Rugby World Cup in which they are one of the favorites to take the trophy. They were ranked the top team in the world after a successful debut. Before they were crowned as the best team, they boasted of incredible defense. In addition, they had a number of world-class players on the board. That is the reason why we can’t take this team lightly when we talk about the best teams that have the highest probability to win the World Cup. Although some of their most reliable players are injured, they have the ability to win without them. They are placed in a tough group that includes Australia and Fiji.

Wales will beat France in a 3rd quarter-final match at Oita Stadium on 20 October 2019.

QF 4: Winner of Group A vs Runner Up of Group B – Ireland vs South Africa

This is the only team that has beaten All Blacks time after time. The team is very lucky to have some of the most talented Rugby players. In this team, we have all types of players. They are definitely aiming to do wonders after a couple of difficult years. Based on their recent performance, there is no doubt that it will take a lot of dedication and energy for any team to beat the Springboks. As this time, Handre Pollard is the man to watch. If you have been lucky to see him playing, you can agree with me that he will be in top form.

Based on how they performed in 2018, they have greatly improved their game. You will never meet any team in the world that has many world-class players than Ireland. What is the most important thing for the Irish? The head coach must make sure that Jonathan Sexton and Murray are back to their normal form. Besides being aggressive, they are well known to form an extremely powerful forward pack. It will take a lot of effort to stop the duo. It is good to know that they have even beaten the All Blacks in their last two meetings.

This match is going to be the one kind of final game in Japan Rugby world cup 2019. In this match, the South African nation will win herein Tokyo Stadium on 20 October 2019.

QF1: Winner of Group C vs Runner up of Group D – Australia vs England

For the last few years, they have been on the road of victory. Since their defeat to other teams several years ago, this team looks great. Their coach has been providing a helping hand by simply giving them the necessary confidence to win any game. The Australian game is not only full of quality but also a passion. It will be no surprise to watch them on the top.

They appear to be on good form after a dour 2018 Six Nations. They triumphed beyond South Africa and Australia during the end of the year Internationals. Having lost to the All Blacks with one point, you can see that they will be at their best-come date 20 September. Also, they have shown tremendous improvement in World Cup warm-up matches. This is a serious team with great capability. England has power and speed to blow away its opponents.

Australia always raises their game against England, especially at World Cups. They beat the Red Rose 33-13 in 2015 to knock them out at the pool stage, defeated them in the 1991 final at Twickenham. But England will beat Australia in the first quarter-final on 19 October 2019 at Oita Stadium.

Predictions: Rugby world cup semifinals 2019

Winner of quarter-final one vs Winner of quarter-final two 1st semifinal between England vs New Zealand match will be held on 26 October 2019 at International Stadium Yokohama, Yokohama. England has won just one of their last 16 matches against the defending World Champions, which was back in 2012.

Winner of quarter-final three vs Winner of quarter-final four rwc 2nd semifinal match between Wales vs South Africa will take place on 2 November 2019 at International Stadium Yokohama, Yokohama. This game is going to be not only one of the best Rugby world cup semi-final match but also in the history of world Rugby.

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Rugby world cup final 2019: South Africa to beat New Zealand in the final

Can any team stop All Blacks from winning a third consecutive Rugby World Cup? Yes! To my analysis, only South Africa can beat New Zealand in the 2019 Japan Rugby world cup championship by 42-38. So don’t miss the Rugby world cup final South Africa vs All Blacks live stream in Japan which will take place at International Stadium Yokohama, Yokohama on 2 November 2019 kick-off at 6:00 pm JST.

How to Get Rugby World Cup 2019 Stadium Pass, Learn about RWC Venues

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Venue Pass and Security

Rugby World Cup 2019 would be your biggest source of entertainment in the stadium. You can enjoy food and drinks on offer. Large crowds become a cause of delay. It is advisable that you should arrive 90 minutes ahead. Security can take 60 minutes and then you would be able to sit on your seat.

Keep in mind that there is a prohibition on readmission. When you enter the stadium, you should have a valid ticket with you. No matter what happens, you cannot leave the venue. If there is any pending work during this event, you should complete it in advance as there would be no going back once you entered. You cannot bring these items to the stadium:

  • Weapons
  • Food and Drinks of any kind
  • Lunch Box
  • Wireless Microphone
  • Walkie Talkie
  • Long Umbrella
  • Drones
  • Selfie Sticks
  • Luggage
  • Metal Containers

You cannot bring food but if you have health concerns, you can bring the medicine. It would first pass through the security. You can bring medicines in plastic containers. You can bring a raincoat. You can get more information on this topic from the official website.

Who will host the Rugby world cup 2019?

For the first time, Japan will host the Rugby World Cup 2019 in history of RWC tournaments. Get your match pass or RWC tournament pass today and enjoy the game anywhere in the world.

1: Sapporo Dome

It is based in Sapporo City and has a capacity of 41,410. It was completed on May 26, 2001. You can visit Sapporo Dome stadium on two important dates, which are September 21 and September 22.

  • According to the match schedule on Saturday, September 21, 2019, at 13:45 JST Australia vs Fiji
  • On Sunday 22 September 2019 at 19:15 JST, England v Tonga

2: Kamaishi Recovery Memorial Stadium

It is based in the Iwate Prefecture, Kamaishi City. It has a capacity of 16,334. The match fixtures in Kamaishi Recovery Memorial Stadium shows that:

  • On Wednesday 25th September 2019, at 14:15 JST, there would be a match between Fiji and Uruguay
  • On Sunday 13th October 2019, at 12:15 JST, there would be a match between Namibia and Canada.

3: Kumagaya Rugby Stadium

It is based in the City Saitama Prefecture, Kumagaya City. It has a capacity of 25,600. It was completed in 1991. The game schedule in the Kumagaya Stadium shows the following:

  • On Tuesday 24th September 2019, at 19:15 JST, there would be a match between Russia vs Samoa
  • On Sunday 29th September 2019, at 14:15 JST, between Georgia v Uruguay
  • On Wednesday  09th October 2019, at 13:45 JST, Argentina vs. USA

4: Tokyo Stadium

This particular stadium as the name suggests is based in the City Tokyo Metropolitan. It has a capacity of 49,970. It was completed in October 2000. The match fixtutes for Tokyo Stadium:

  • On Friday 20th September 2019, at 19:45 JST, the opening match with Japan vs Russia
  • On Saturday  21st September 2019, at 16:15 JST, between France v Argentina
  • On Sunday 29th September 2019, at 16:45 JST, team Australia vs. Wales
  • On Saturday 05 October 2019, at 17:00 JST, game England v Argentina
  • On Sunday  06 October 2019, at 13:45 JST, All Blacks vs Namibia
  • On Saturday  19 October 2019, at 19:15 JST, QF2: W Pool B v RU Pool A
  • On Sunday  20th October 2019, at 19:15 JST, QF4: W Pool A v RU Pool B
  • On Friday 01 November 2019, at 18:00 JST, there would be Bronze Final

5: International Stadium Yokohama

It is based in the City Kanagawa Prefecture, Yokohama City. It has a capacity of 72,327. It was completed in October 1997. Learn how many matches will be played in the International Stadium Yokohama:

  • On Saturday 21 September 2019, at 18:45 JST, All Blacks vs South Africa
  • On Sunday  22 September 2019, at 16:45 JST, Ireland v Scotland
  • On Saturday 12 October 2019, at 17:15 JST, England v France
  • On Sunday 13 October 2019, at 19:45 JST, Japan vs Scotland
  • On Saturday  26 October 2019, at 17:00 JST, SF: W QF1 v W QF
  • On Sunday 27 October 2019, at 18:00 JST, SF2: W QF3 v W QF4
  • On Saturday 02 November 2019, at 18:00 JST, Rugby world cup 2019 final match will be held in here.

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6: Shizuoka Stadium Ecopa

This particular stadium is based in the city Shizuoka Prefecture. It has a capacity of 50,889. It was completed in March 2001. The fixtures of this Shizuoka Stadium Ecopa stadium:

  • On Saturday 28 September 2019, at 16:15 JST, Japan v Ireland
  • On Friday 04 October 2019, at 18:45 JST, South Africa vs Italy
  • On Wednesday  09 October 2019, at 16:15 JST, Scotland vs. Russia
  • On Friday 11 October 2019, at 19:15 JST, Australia v Georgia

7: City of Toyota Stadium

It is based in the city Aichi Prefecture, Toyota City. It has a capacity of 45,000. It was completed in June 2001. The Fixtures for City of Toyota Stadium here below.

  • On Monday 23 September 2019, at 19:15 JST, Wales vs Georgia
  • On Saturday 28 September 2019, at 18:45 JST, South Africa v Namibia
  • On Saturday  05 October 2019, at 19:30 JST, Japan vs. Samoa
  • On Saturday 12 October 2019, at 13:45 JST, All Blacks vs Italy

8: Hanazono Rugby Stadium

It is based in the City Osaka Prefecture, Higashi-Osaka City. It has a capacity of 24,000. It was completed in 1929. The schedule in Hanazono Rugby Stadium:

  • On Sunday 22 September 2019, at 14:15 JST, Italy v Namibia
  • On Saturday 28 September 2019, at 13:45 JST, Argentina vs. Tonga
  • On Thursday  03 October 2019, at 14:15 JST, Georgia vs Fiji
  • On Sunday 13 October 2019, at 14:45 JST, there is a match between USA vs. Tonga

9: Kobe Misaki Stadium

It is based in Kobe City. It has a capacity of 30,132. It was completed in 2001. The match schedule in the Kobe Misaki Stadium:

  • On Thursday 26 September 2019, at 19:45 JST, England vs. USA
  • On Monday 30 September 2019, at 19:15 JST, Scotland v Samoa
  • On Thursday  03 October 2019, at 19:15 JST, Ireland v Russia
  • On Tuesday 08 October 2019, at 19:15 JST, South Africa vs Canada

10: Fukuoka Hakatanomori Stadium

It is based in Fukuoka Prefecture, Fukuoka City. It has a capacity of 21,562. It was completed in 1995. The game schedule in the Fukuoka Hakatanomori Stadium are:

  • On Thursday 26 September 2019, at 16:45 JST, Italy vs Canada
  • On Wednesday 02 October 2019, at 16:45 JST, France vs USA
  • On Saturday 12 October 2019, at 19:45 JST, Ireland v Samoa

11: Kumamoto Stadium

It is based in Kumamoto Prefecture, Kumamoto City. It has a capacity of 30,228. It was completed in August 1998. The match schedule Kumamoto Stadium below:

  • On Sunday 06 October 2019, at 16:45 JST, France v Tonga
  • On Sunday 13 October 2019, at 17:15 JST, Wales v Uruguay

12: Oita Stadium

It is based in City Oita Prefecture. It has a capacity of 40,000. It was completed in March 2001. All matches in the Oita Stadium fixtures:

  • On Wednesday 02 October 2019, at 19:15 JST, there is a match between All Blacks vs Canada.
  • On Saturday 05 October 2019, at 14:15 JST, Australia vs Uruguay
  • On Wednesday 09 October 2019, at 18:45 JST, Wales v Fiji
  • On Saturday 19 October 2019, at 16:15 JST, QF1: W Pool C v RU Pool D
  • On Sunday 20 October 2019, at 16:15 JST, there is a match QF3: W Pool D v RU Pool C

Why some RWC Venues are not ready?

The 12 stadiums and the relevant schedule for the matches are given above. However, it is interesting to know that some of the pitches are not ready yet. The conditions for the growth of the grass had not been favorable. However, it is likely to be ready by the start of the tournament. Natural turf is important. It should be 100% as it results in durable and stronger grass.

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