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Whether you're a rugby nut or a casual fan, the ninth Rugby World Cup will soon become must-see breakfast and morning entertainment. The tournament, held in Japan, promises to be one of the most open yet. The World Cup opening ceremony is on from The final will be staged some six weeks later at 9am on Friday, 2 November.
There will be a total of 48 matches with the pool stages featuring four groups of five teams, for 40 pool matches in total. When and where are the games being played? The 12 venues are spread across Japan.
Credit: Rugby World Cup There are 12 venues across Japan, with the final to played in a purpose-built stadium in Yokohama. Pool matches take place pretty early for TV and radio audiences in the UK, the earliest games kicking off at 4.
For the full rundown on when ITV is showing games, see here. The pool stage runs from 20 September to 13 October, before the quarter-finals are staged over the weekend of October 8.
The semis are to be held on October, both 9am kick-offs. Third place play off: 1 November at 9am Final: 2 November at 9am.