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Rugby World Cup Japan 2019TM The exciting 4 games in Kobe venue.

Venue hosted by Kobe

Kobe City Misaki Park Stadium

  • Location: Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture 1-2-2 Ogasaki-cho Hyogo ku
  • Capacity: 30,132 people
  • Completion: 2001
  • Access: Kobe Municipal Subway Coast Line “Misaki Park Station” from 2nd entrance 5 minutes on foot (to the left of the exit)

→ Noevier Stadium Kobe (external site)
→ Kobe Municipal Subway (external site)


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Rugby World Cup 2019 A determined Japan held 7/2009、Will be held from 9/20/2019 11/2。
3/2/2015 at rugbyworldcouplimited meeting of the Board of Directors in Ireland Dublin、12 cities including Kobe was selected as host city。For the 2019 tournament success、We will continue to tirelessly,。

Participating teams

20 teams

Match style

(1)Pool game 5 teams x 4 swimming pool (pool in round robin) 40 games
(2)Final tournament quarterfinals、Semifinals、Final、Third place playoff eight games


[1st] 1987: Co-hosted by New Zealand and Australia
[2nd] 1991: England
[3rd] 1995: South Africa
[4th] 1999: Wales
[5th] 2003: Australia
[6th] 2007: France
[7th] 2011: New Zealand
[8th] 2015: England
[9th] 2019: Japan

Attributes of Rugby World Cup 2019 (TM)

(1)First Rugby World Cup (TM) in Asia
(2)First World Cup sponsored by the rugby non-traditional country
(3)First tournament after the sevens version of rugby was adopted as an official game at the Olympics

Hosting sites (12 cities)

Sapporo-Shi:Sapporo Dome
Kamaishi city, Iwate Prefecture:Kamaishi Cormorant housing reconstruction Stadium
Kumagaya city, Saitama Prefecture:Kumagaya Rugby Stadium
Tokyo Metropolitan Government:Tokyo Stadium
Yokohama city, Kanagawa Prefecture:International Stadium Yokohama
Shizuoka Prefecture:Ogasa General exercise Park Ecopa Stadium
Toyota city, Aichi Prefecture:Toyota Stadium
Higashi-Osaka-City, Osaka:Higashi-Hanazono Rugby Stadium
Kobe City:Kobe Misaki Stadium
Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture:Hakatanomori Stadium
Kumamoto city, Kumamoto Prefecture:Kumamoto prefectural General Sports Park athletic Stadium
Oita Prefecture:Oita Sports Park Stadium

The opening ceremony and opening match (9/20):Tokyo Stadium
Finals (11/2):International Stadium Yokohama