In its eight Tournament history, the Rugby World Cup has proven to be one of the biggest events in the sporting calendar. With huge numbers of travelling spectators and teams from all corners of the world, it's truly a multi-cultural spectacle to behold. In 2019 Japan host the RWC tournament and the stage is set to produce some electrifying rugby when the giants of the sport clash to win the biggest prize the game has to offer.
With 20 teams vying for the Webb Ellis Trophy, preparations for the tournament started long before the first kick off in Tokyo. European sides will test their squads with summer tours while the Rugby Championship will offer a strong indicator as to who the challengers will be from the Southern Hemisphere.
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