Japan Rugby World Cup 2019 Schedule – Date, Time & TV Channel Info [Pool A]

Japan Rugby World Cup 2019 Schedule

Japan Rugby World Cup 2019 Schedule – Date, Time & TV Channel Info

Japan Rugby national team is known for ‘The Brave Blossoms’ and the strongest team in rugby union traditionally. This team is administered by the Japan Rugby Football Union, which was established in 1926. From the beginning of Rugby World Cup, Japan was participating in every edition.

In 1968, their most significant first victory against the Junior All Blacks. In the recent rugby world ranking, Japan rugby national team took place at the number 11th position.

Japan Rugby World Cup 2019 Schedule

The coming Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan, they will play from the Pool A, where included other 4 teams (Russia, Ireland, Samoa, and Scotland) also. Their very first game will hold against Russia on 20th September at the Tokyo Stadium in Tokyo.

For the better understand, I created a table schedule with date, time & venue of Japan Rugby National Team. Have a look at this table below.

Japan Standard Time (JST)

DateMatchTime (JST)Venue
20 Sept Japan vs Russia 19:45Tokyo Stadium,
28 Sept Japan vs Ireland 16:15Shizuoka Stadium
Ecopa, Shizuoka Prefecture
05 OctJapan vs Samoa 19:30City of Toyota Stadium,
Aichi Prefecture,
Toyota City
13 Oct Japan vs Scotland 19:45International
Stadium Yokohama,
Kanagawa Prefecture,
Yokohama City

In RWC history, they are played pool stage but never went for the next stage yet. This team is the most successful team in the Asia Rugby Championship overall editions. Moreover, in the Pacific Nations Cup 2014, Japan was the champions teams.

Japan RWC 2019 – TV Channels Rights & Live Streaming Info

Nippon TV got the official broadcasting rights from Japan. This TV channel will be aired the whole tournament where Rugby crazy fans will enjoy this entire event.

If you are from Japan region, you can watch all matches (including Japan’s matches) on Nippon Television. Happy watching! Thanks for being with us. If you have any queries about Rugby World Cup 2019, then do comment in the comment section.


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