NAMIBIA V CANADA MATCH CANCELLED
Owing to the evacuation order following Typhoon Hagibis, the Pool B match between Namibia and Canada in Kamaishi has been cancelled.
TOKYO, 13 Oct - Owing to the level 5 evacuation order remaining operational following Typhoon Hagibis, World Rugby and the Japan 2019 Organising Committee have cancelled
TOKYO, 5 Oct
New Zealand made a statement of intent to their Rugby World Cup rivals as they claimed a 71-9 victory over Namibia in their Pool B clash in Tokyo on Sunday.
As expected this was one-sided affair although the All Blacks battled to hit their stride and held a narrow
TOKYO, 5 Oct - A preview of the Pool B match between New Zealand and Namibia, which kicks off at 13.45 on Sunday at Tokyo Stadium.
The Big Picture
The statistics may offer the potential for a horror story - the team who have never won a World Cup game in 21
TOYOTA, 28 Sep - The Springboks took just 27 minutes to claim the four-try bonus point in their 57-3 victory over Namibia at the City of Toyota Stadium on Saturday.
South Africa ensured that there would be no repeat of the upset earlier in the day by Japan, who beat Ireland,
TOKYO, 26 Sep - Veteran hooker Schalk Brits will captain the Springboks and assume a new role as they take on Namibia in their second Pool B clash of the Rugby World Cup on Saturday.
The 38-year-old – who’s the oldest member of the Bok squad – starts in the back
The follow match highlights are courtesy of World Rugby.
Italy made a positive start to their Rugby World Cup campaign when they notched a 47-22 bonus-point win over Namibia in Higashiosaka on Sunday.
Despite the big winning margin, the Azzurri were made to work for this result as Namibia were competitive for
Canadian eyes will be fixated on Osaka as Italy take on Namibia in their opening round Pool B match on Sunday at the Rugby World Cup. With New Zealand and South Africa heavy favorites to emerge as the top two sides, it’s a three-team race for third place, and with
POOL B FIXTURES
Sat, Sept 21 – New Zealand 23 v 13 South Africa – Nissan Stadium, Yokohama
Sun, Sept 22 – Italy 47 v 22 Namibia – Hanazono Stadium, Osaka
Thurs, Sept 26 – Italy 48 v 07 Canada – Hakatanomori Stadium, Fukuoka
Sat, Sept 28 – South Africa 57 v 03 Namibia
Namibia qualify for RWC 2019
19 out of 20 spots at RWC 2019 have been filled. Still in the running are:
Canada’s qualification would give the Americas four teams in Japan 2019.
Repechage Winner will be determined in a special tournament in France in November.
Namibia become the 19th and penultimate qualifier for
The Road to Japan 2019 starts this weekend for Uganda as they visit reigning and defending Gold Cup champions, Namibia in Windhoek.
The overall winner of the Gold Cup this year will automatically qualify for Rugby World Cup in Japan next year.
The Rugby Cranes head John Coach Duncan, has