RWC quarter-finals: Who plays who ... and when

Webb Ellis Cup (Getty Images)
Webb Ellis Cup (Getty Images)

Cape Town - The pool phase of the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan has been completed and we're left with eight countries vying for glory in the ninth instalment of the tournament.

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Quarter-finalists:

Pool A

1. Japan

2. Ireland

Pool B

1. New Zealand

2. South Africa

Pool C

1. England

2. France

Pool D

1. Wales

2. Australia

Bidding farewell to the tournament:

Scotland, Samoa, Russia, Italy, Namibia, Canada, Argentina, Tonga, USA, Fiji, Georgia, Uruguay

Quarter-finals fixtures (all times SA):

Saturday, October 19:

England v Australia, Oita - 09:15

New Zealand v Ireland, Tokyo - 12:15

Sunday, October 20

Wales v France, Oita - 09:15

Japan v South Africa, Tokyo - 12:15

Semi-finals

Saturday, October 26

England or Australia v New Zealand or Ireland, Yokohama - 10:00

Sunday, October 27

Wales or France v Japan or South Africa, Yokohama - 11:00

Third place playoff

Friday, November 1

TBC, Tokyo - 11:00

Final

Saturday, November 2

TBC, Yokohama - 11:00

Rugby World Cup winners:

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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