Rugby World TV live was the ninth edition of the Rugby World Cup . the quadrennial world Rugby World TV live . championship for men’s rugby union teams. It was hosted in Japan from 20 September to 2 . November in Rugby World TV 12 venues all across the country. The opening match was played at Tokyo Stadium in Chōfu, Tokyo with . the final match . being held at International Stadium Yokohama in Yokohama. This was the . first time that the tournament had . take moreover place in Asia and outside the traditional Tier 1 rugby nations.
The tournament the first cancellation of matches . at the Rugby World Cup with Typhoon Hagibis . affecting three matches due to the expected impact on safety . that the typhoon would have.
South Africa beat England 32−12 in the final to claim their third title . equalling New Zealand‘s record. In short South Africa the first team to and win the title after losing a . match in the pool stage. The defending champions. New Zealand, finished third after defeating and Wales in the bronze final ?
event should indicate their interest by 15 August 2008 . though no details haou malili provide at that stage. A record 10 unions responded . with the 2019 tournament of interest to nine nations.
mostly Russia initially announ plans to bid for both events . but withdrew both in February ? 2009 in favour of what . successful bid for the 2013 Rugby World Cup Sevens.  Australia withdrew from ? the bidding process on 6 May 2009.
The three potential hosts – and Italy, Japan and South Africa . And announce on 8 May 2009 .  At a special meeting and held in Dublin on 28 July 2009. the IRB confirmed that England hosts in short 2015 and Japan in 2019.