Before the very start of the Rugby World Cup 2019, all eyes will be straight away on Japan. They are the first Asian nation who will be hosting the Rugby World Cup 2019 and the Japan fans are excited about this thing.
As of now, the event will run for around seven weeks whereas the start date is from September 20, 2019, and will run until November 2, 2019. Among different sports tournaments of the world, Rugby is the third biggest sporting event after the FIFA World Cup and Summer Olympics.
Therefore, let’s move ahead and discover some in-depth information about the Rugby World Cup 2019 event.
In-depth Information about Rugby World Cup 2019 Event
Currently, 20 teams are all set to take part in the RWC 2019 right on September 20, 2019. Of course, each team is working quite hard and will try their best to beat the opponents.
For the Sacred Webb Ellis Cup, the teams will fight with each other whereas Argentina seems to be the strongest one. Followed by Australia and then other teams, the teams are preparing well for this mega event.
Teams for the Rugby World Cup
Currently, 20 teams will be actively taking part at the Rugby World Cup massive event. After the 2015 Rugby World Cup, the top three teams from the given pool automatically qualified for the RWC 2019.
After which, the remaining eight positions were decided based on regional matches and other play-offs. Further, the final position was decided by a tournament held in Marseille which Canada effortlessly won.
Given below are the list of teams that will be taking part at the Rugby World Cup 2019:
- New Zealand
- South Africa
Take a look at the Pools for RWC 2019
The twenty talented who have been qualified for the RWC 2019 will be divided into a section of pools. There will be five pools whereas each pool will contain 5 teams.
Also, each pool will run on the single round-robin of ten games whereas each team will play one match against every team in the same pool.
After every win, the teams will earn four league points, two points for a draw and no points in case of a defeat by eight points or more than that.
Apart from that, the top two teams who will deliver exceptional performance will advance further for the quarter-finals.
Pool Section for the Rugby World Cup 2019
Currently, the teams are divided into the pool of 4 out of which, the listing of each pool is as follows:
- New Zealand
- South Africa
- United States
Timings of the Rugby World Cup 2019
As the timing for the first match is taken into consideration, it is kept at 2:45 PM AEDT. After which, the timing varies ranging from 5:45 PM, 3:15 PM and 9:15 PM. Also, in case of any timing difference, the officials will inform the same at the earliest to the fans.
Logo of RWC 2019
The latest Rugby Logo is based on the Unity theme. Here, there is an integration of the rising sun along with Mt. Fuji which accommodates the Rugby World Logo. Altogether, the logo represents the entire world coming in Japan and reunited by the Rugby Union.
Right from the first glance, the logo looks amazing and is one of the finest pieces of creativity and artwork.
Final Word of Mouth
Well, the RWC 2019 is just a few months away and the fans are pretty much excited about this massive event. Indeed, we can expect a full house for every match whereas Japan Fans will fall into major proportions.