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Go To The Rugby World Cup

The world's greatest Rugby teams try their hand at glory!

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Expect action packed drama from start to finish.


2019 sees World Cup fever, and this time it takes us to Japan.

This year 20 nations will put up their best efforts, in order to try and win the coveted The Webb Ellis Cup. Imagine being there with your home nation taking home the glory.......

History of The Rugby World Cup

Why

Rugby is relatively new as an international tournament when compared to the likes of The Olympics and The Football World Cup, but it's rise as a spectacle has been incredible.

The first edition of the World Cup was held in New Zealand and Australia in 1987 with New Zealand reigning supreme. Since then every four years, teams fight it out to be crowned world champions.

The World Cup has had some incredible moments, such as the great Jonah Lomu bulldozing through England's defence, Nelson Mandela handing out the trophy to South Africa's winning captain, and Jonny Wilkinson's winning drop goal. This drama and excitement now makes The Rugby World Cup one of the biggest sporting events in the world.

Winners include:

1987 New Zealand
1991 Australia
1995 South Africa
1999 Australia
2003 England
2007 South Africa
2011 New Zealand
2015 New Zealand
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The 2019 Rugby World Cup Tours Gullivers Sports Travel

Gullivers Sports Travel has been appointed as an Authorised Sub-Agent for Rugby World Cup 2019. This makes them the best place to book tours, with group match, finals, or for people wanting to spend the FULL tournament in Japan, they have that covered too!

If you want to join in with England, Wales or Scotland supporters, you can do so with a relevant supporters package.

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Gullivers Sports Travel are a brand with a huge history, and what also makes them unique is their official partnerships.
As well as Rugby, they specialise in Formula 1, Cricket, and Tennis tours.

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With the list of partners including The British Lions, Silverstone race track, England Hockey and more, you have a wealth of experience from their team. They are ATOL protected, and their ABTA NUMBER is: V8321

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The Japan Grand prix is on during the tournament. Tie them together for an incredible sports combo trip.

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The 2019 World Cup summed up!

When

Excitingly, this years edition is the first time that the World Cup is being held outside of Rugby's Top Tiered countries, and Japan looks to be a great place to broaden Rugby's reach. Japan caused arguably one of the greatest ever shocks at the 2015 World Cup, beating South Africa. Let's hope their turn to host the tournament also provides such great memories.

Tournament Dates: 20th September - 2nd November 2019

Teams: 20

48 tournament matches played in oder of:

Pool stages: 4 pools of 5 teams, 40 pool matches in total
Quarter finals- top two of each pool after pool matches
Semi finals,
Bronze final- between losing semi finalists
The Grand Final

Match Venues:

12 venues across the whole of Japan- https://www.rugbyworldcup.com/venues

Create your own package

Skyscanner

  • Fly into the world cup with the best flights available on Skyscanner. You can use these for internal flights between games too.
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Booking.com

  • Get accommodation for your Japanese adventure through Booking.com
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Get your Guide

  • Make the most of your adventure in Japan by booking activities such as local tours.
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