Rugby World Cup 2019

Japan – 20th September – 2nd of November

The ninth World Cup Rugby will be hosted by Japan. From 20th of September on 20 national rugby teams will challenge for the World Cup in 12 cities all over Japan.

They start with 40 pool matches (4 pools with 5 teams) leading to quarter finals, semi finals, bronze final and final.


The pool matches will be played in 12 different cities in Japan: Tokyo, Sapporo, Yokohama, Hanazono, Toyota, Kumagaya, Kamaishi, Fukuoka, Kobe, Shizuoka, Oita and Kumamoto.

Should you have plans to go and watch a game it would be crazy not to combine it with a visit to those wonderful cities. Don’t know what to do in those cities? Check our Top Things to do in Japan pages. Or pay a visit to the site of GetYourGuide.