The upcoming Rugby World Cup 2019 will happen from 20 September to 2 November 2019. The 2019 edition of the Rugby World Cup will be the first tournament taking place in Asia. It is also the first time that the event takes place outside the traditional original land of the sport. We have put this handy guide together on how to watch the rugby world cup online.
Rugby World Cup Locations
The opening match will happen at Ajinomoto Stadium in Chofu, Tokyo. And the final game will be at Nissan Stadium in Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture. There will be 12 venues which will host all of the international rugby matches.
How to watch The Rugby World Cup Online
For the viewers in the UK, you could watch all of the 48 matches for free on ITV, ITV4, or ITV Hub.
If you are in a country not showing the tournament you can stream using a VPN service. You just need to make sure you select the country of choice and then follow the steps below. Check local copyright laws to make sure you are not breaking any before you stream.
- Purchase a VPN subscription such as Express VPN.
- Download the VPN app on the device of your choice.
- Connect to a UK VPN server.
- Connect to the streaming provider in this case ITV.
- Sit back, relax, and enjoy the Rugby World Cup!
Want to stream The Rugby World Cup on the go and use no data
Fear not folks because if you are out and about during the game you want to watch then there is a way you can stream all the games to your phone or tablet using Three’s Go Binge service.
Along with services such as Snapchat Three have zero rated TV Player so all you need to do is sign up to TV Player be on a compatible plan and away you go, get streaming from a beach, park or anywhere you have signal in the UK.
Rugby World Cup 2019 fixtures
Sat 19 Oct QF1 Winner Pool C v Runner-up Pool D (Oita), 8.15am
Sat 19 Oct QF2 Winner Pool B v Runner-up Pool A (Tokyo), 11.15am
Sun 20 Oct QF3 Winner Pool D v Runner-up Pool C (Oita), 8.15am
Sun 20 Oct QF4 Winner Pool A v Runner-up Pool B (Tokyo), 11.15am
Sat 26 Oct Winner QF1 v Winner QF2 (Yokohama), 9.00am
Sun 27 Oct Winner QF3 v Winner QF4 (Yokohama), 9.00am
Fri 1 Nov Third-place Play-off (Tokyo), 9.00am
Sat 2 Nov RWC 2019 Final (Yokohama), 9.00am
Wear your team colours
It’s great to show support for your home nation or nation of choice during the tournaments. Head on over to Canterbury hailing from New Zealand they have been kitting out Rugby teams like England since 1904.