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The 2019 Rugby World Cup will be the ninth Rugby World Cup and is to be held in Japan from 20 September to 2 November. This will be the first time the tournament is to be held in Asia, the first-time consecutive tournaments have been staged in the same hemisphere, and the first time that the event will take place outside the traditional heartland of the sport.

The opening match of the 2019 Rugby World Cup will take place at the Tokyo Stadium, and the final match will be held at the International Stadium in Yokohama.