Basic info about the Rugby World Cup
The Rugby World Cup (RWC) is Coming!
Are you ready for the RWC2019!?
Covering the basics of the games
- When is the world cup held?
- Where are the games held at?
- Which countries are participating?
to more in detail on what you can do nearby those venues.
- What's available around the area?
Let's take a look at how to get the most out of your RWC 2019 visit to Japan!
A quick recap on the details of the games.
The games are held between 20th of September till the 2nd of November.
That's 44 days in total and the seasons during this period in Japan is from the end of summer going into autumn/winter.
The temperature can be somewhere around in the late 20s (degrees in Celsius) in September, dropping down to somewhere around 10 degrees in November.
So, depending on when you are coming you'll need to pack for totally different clothes.
There are 12 stadiums/venues across the country.
(I'll take you through the different areas later in this article.)
There are 20 countries participating, and those are;
Argentina (10), Australia (6), Canada (21), England (4), Fiji (9), France (8), Georgia (12), Ireland (3), Italy (14), Japan (11), Namibia (23), New Zealand (1), Russia (20), Samoa (16), Scotland (7), South Africa (5), Tonga (13), Uruguay (17), USA (15), Wales (2)
Numbers in the brackets are the country's world ranking.
Hokkaido and the Tohoku Region
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Kanto and Tokyo area
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We were recently able to get a preview of the actual stadium in Kumagaya!
- Kumagaya Rugby Stadium
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Chubu and the Kansai Region
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