- 3 October
Ireland representative team
Complete the 2018 Best Player, Team Coach Award.
One corner of this tournament’s winning candidate
The Ireland is divided into Ireland Republic and Northern Ireland (UK) on the map, but there is one team between two countrys in rugby. They has put his shoulders side by side and has played a good match in passionate rugby. It features green jersey. Leading the team is SO Johnny Sexton, who won the World Rugby Football Player of the Year in 2018. In Sixth Nations, he won the championship in 2018 and won the tournament twice in a row.
In addition, in 2016 and 2018, they defeated New Zealand and is one of the most active teams now.
Russian national team
Powerful set play and high attack power.
Aim for victory in the opening match against Japan.
Russian rugby with a history of over 80 years. During the Soviet Union, rugby was often played to improve the unity of the people.
This is his second appearance in the Rugby World Cup since the 2011 tournament. In the 2011 tournament there was no victory, but it showed a good point, such as taking a try from the superior team. The participation of domestic clubs at European competitions has particularly enhanced individual competence.
They enter Pool A in the 2019 tournament and who play against the Japanese national team on the main stage of the opening match. The team will be led by former Wales squad Franker and coach Lin Jones who has extensive teaching experience.