Japan's Rugby World Cup quarter-final against South Africa tomorrow is set to smash broadcasting records, thanks to a nation's obsession with the Brave Blossoms.
England will meet a frighteningly good New Zealand in the first semi-final of the Rugby World Cup in Japan next Saturday (October 26).
Ireland finally clicked into gear at the Rugby World Cup, battering Samoa 47-5 in Pool A at Fukuoka Hakatanomori Stadium, despite having centre Bundee Aki sent off.
They may be considered a tier-two nation in rugby terms, but United States coach Gary Gold believes his country is more than ready to host the 2027 World Cup.
While Typhoon Hagibis is stressing out Rugby World Cup organisers, a spread-betting firm could also be counting a heavy cost.
Australia progressed to the Japan Rugby World Cup quarter-finals in turgid fashion, overcoming minnows Georgia in Pool D at Shizuoka Stadium 27-8.
Wales hung on to defeat brave Fiji 29-17 in a game that had it all at the Rugby World Cup in Japan.
In a desperately one-sided Pool B affair, South Africa scored 10 tries to obliterate Canada 66-7 at the Rugby World Cup in Japan, guaranteeing a place in the quarter-finals.
Ticket sales for the first Rugby World Cup staged in Asia have topped 1.8 million, exceeding initial expectations.
In a bad-tempered Pool C clash at Tokyo Stadium, England became the first team to make the quarter-finals at the Japan Rugby World Cup, defeating Argentina 39-10.