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WELCOME WE ARE IN THE MIDDLE OF A FOUR-YEAR PROJECT WHERE OUR AMBITION IS CLEAR. WE WANT TO BE THE NUMBER ONE SIDE IN THE WORLD AND WIN THE RUGBY WORLD CUP 2019™ IN JAPAN. To give us the best possible chance to do that, as a group of players and staff, we are constantly pushing ourselves to be better every day. We need to continue to evolve, be adaptable, robust, self reliant and ready to handle any situation that the tournament might throw up at us. But the one thing that we can rely on, and is a constant, is the support that we get from you the fans. No matter where we are in the world we know you will always be behind us. Eddie Jones, England Rugby, Head Coach
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RUGBY WORLD CUP 2019™ MATCH SCHEDULE 試合日程 POOL A POOL B POOL C POOL D IRELAND NEW ZEALAND ENGLAND AUSTRALIA SCOTLAND SOUTH AFRICA FRANCE WALES JAPAN ITALY ARGENTINA GEORGIA EUROPE 1 AFRICA 1 USA FIJI PLAY-OFF WINNER REPECHAGE WINNER TONGA URUGUAY Fri 20 Sept - 19:45 Sat 21 Sept - 18:45 Sat 21 Sept - 16:15 Sat 21 Sept - 13:45 Tokyo Stadium International Stadium Yokohama Tokyo Stadium Sapporo Dome Japan v Europe 1 New Zealand v South Africa France v Argentina Australia v Fiji Sun 22 Sept - 16:45 Sun 22 Sept - 14:15 Sun 22 Sept - 19:15 Mon 23 Sept - 19:15 International Stadium Yokohama Hanazono Rugby Stadium Sapporo Dome City of Toyota Stadium Ireland v Scotland Italy v Africa 1 England v Tonga Wales v Georgia Tues 24 Sept - 19:15 Thurs 26 Sept - 16:45 Thurs 26 Sept - 19:45 Wed 25 Sept - 14:15 Kumagaya Rugby Stadium Fukuoka Hakatanomori Stadium Kobe Misaki Stadium Kamaishi Recovery Memorial Stadium EXPLORER Europe 1 v Play-off winner Italy v Repechage winner England v USA Fiji v Uruguay Sat 28 Sept - 16:15 Sat 28 Sept - 18:45 Sat 28 Sept - 13:45 Sun 29 Sept - 14:15 Shizuoka Stadium Ecopa City of Toyota Stadium Hanazono Rugby Stadium Kumagaya Rugby Stadium TOUR Japan v Ireland South Africa v Africa 1 Argentina v Tonga Georgia v Uruguay Mon 30 Sept - 19:15 Wed 02 Oct - 19:15 Wed 02 Oct - 16:45 Sun 29 Sept - 16:45 Kobe Misaki Stadium Oita Stadium Fukuoka Hakatanomori Stadium Tokyo Stadium Scotland v Play-off winner New Zealand v Repechage winner France v USA Australia v Wales Thurs 03 Oct - 19:15 Fri 04 Oct - 18:45 Sat 05 Oct - 17:00 Thurs 03 Oct - 14:15 RUGBY WORLD CUP 2019™ WILL BE ONE Kobe Misaki Stadium Ireland v Europe 1 Shizuoka Stadium Ecopa South Africa v Italy Tokyo Stadium England v Argentina Hanazono Rugby Stadium Georgia v Fiji OF SPORT’S ULTIMATE ADVENTURES WHICH Sat 05 Oct - 19:30 City of Toyota Stadium Sun 06 Oct - 13:45 Tokyo Stadium Sun 06 Oct - 16:45 Kumamoto Stadium Sat 05 Oct - 14:15 Oita Stadium Japan v Play-off winner New Zealand v Africa 1 France v Tonga Australia v Uruguay IS WHY WE WANT TO MAKE IT AS EASY Wed 09 Oct - 16:15 Tues 08 Oct - 19:15 Wed 09 Oct - 13:45 Wed 09 Oct - 18:45 Shizuoka Stadium Ecopa Kobe Misaki Stadium Kumagaya Rugby Stadium Oita Stadium AS POSSIBLE FOR FANS TO HAVE A HASSLE- Scotland v Europe 1 South Africa v Repechage winner Argentina v USA Wales v Fiji FREE EXPERIENCE. Sat 12 Oct - 19:45 Fukuoka Hakatanomori Stadium Sat 12 Oct - 13:45 City of Toyota Stadium Sat 12 Oct - 17:15 International Stadium Yokohama Fri 11 Oct - 19:15 Shizuoka Stadium Ecopa Ireland v Play-off winner New Zealand v Italy England v France Australia v Georgia Sun 13 Oct - 19:45 Sun 13 Oct - 12:15 Sun 13 Oct - 14:45 Sun 13 Oct - 17:15 International Stadium Yokohama Kamaishi Recovery Memorial Stadium Hanazono Rugby Stadium Kumamoto Stadium Japan v Scotland Africa 1 v Repechage winner USA v Tonga Wales v Uruguay But we also know that some fans want to experience it all by themselves. Our flight and ticket option is just that – guaranteed return international flights and official match tickets for QUARTER-FINAL 1 QUARTER-FINAL 2 QUARTER-FINAL 3 QUARTER-FINAL 4 Sat 19 Oct - 16:15 Sat 19 Oct - 19:15 Sun 20 Oct - 16:15 Sun 20 Oct - 19:15 the games you want to see but with the added Oita Stadium Tokyo Stadium Oita Stadium Tokyo Stadium freedom to make your own plans in Japan. WINNER POOL C WINNER POOL B WINNER POOL D WINNER POOL A It’s perfect if you already have friends or family in RUNNER UP POOL D RUNNER UP POOL A RUNNER UP POOL C RUNNER UP POOL B Japan or simply want to get away from it all and make your own way to the matches. A great way to be part of rugby’s global gathering with the added security tickets are official and guaranteed. SEMI-FINAL 1 BRONZE FINAL SEMI-FINAL 2 Fri 01 Nov - 18:00 Sat 26 Oct - 17:00 Tokyo Stadium Sun 27 Oct - 18:00 It will be a special party and this will get you to International Stadium Yokohama International Stadium Yokohama the heart of it. RUNNER UP SF1 WINNER QF1 WINNER QF3 RUNNER UP SF2 WINNER QF2 WINNER QF4 FINAL Sat 02 Nov - 18:00 International Stadium Yokohama WINNER SF1 WINNER SF2 All matches are JST. Subject to change. TM © Rugby World Cup Limited 2015. All rights reserved.
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JAPAN J A PA N I S A P L A C E W H E R E A N C I E N T TRADITIONS ARE INDELIBLY LINKED TO MODERN LIFE. Rugby World Cup 2019™ will break new ground with the first tournament in Asia, which offers countless opportunities for fans to enjoy a holiday of a lifetime. Japan is a wonderfully modern country and travelling through it offers a great opportunity to connect with traditional culture. Chant with monks, marvel at a Kyoto geisha dance or lose yourself in a Zen rock garden, Japan has the power to capture the heart and soul of every traveller on a Rugby World Cup adventure. country is. The delicate, glorious sushi from the coast differs hugely from the hearty hotpots of the mountains, which means there is something always on offer. Japan is a long, volcanic country, over two-thirds of which is mountains. It’s a kaleidoscope of experiences. Japan really does have it all. Every experience is an assault on the senses. The streets are ultra modern and there is an incredible buzz around cities like Tokyo and Yokohama – there is a vibrancy and a 24-hour dining scene And that’s not all. Japan is a foodie’s dream. Many which means it is perfect for a rugby fan who restaurants have spent generations perfecting wants to tick a very special place off a bucket list. their chosen dishes and during the tournament, fans will get the chance to discover how varied the englandrugbytravel.com/priority 0344 788 5000
SAPPORO THIS WILL BE A GREAT START PERCHED ON A HILLSIDE FOR ENGLAND FANS ON SLOPING DOWN TO THE SEA, THEIR RUGBY WORLD CUP KOBE IS ONE OF JAPAN’S 2019™ ODYSSEY TO JAPAN. M O S T AT T R A C T I V E A N D Sapporo is Japan’s fifth largest city and home to COSMOPOLITAN CITIES. the Sapporo Brewery – which means England’s Wedged between sea and mountains, the city is travelling fans will kick off their adventure in style long and narrow and will welcome England for with a cultural beer when the tournament starts. their second pool match against the USA. England face Tonga in their opening match at the Sapporo Dome and will then experience From its earliest days, Kobe was a maritime everything that a wonderful Japanese city has to gateway with trade to and from China after offer. Japan re-opened to the world in the mid 19th century. Sapporo is a remarkable place. Its population stood at just seven in 1857 but it’s now a thriving Thanks to its relatively small size, Kobe is a hub that comes to life around the summer festival pleasure for a casual wander, stopping in high- season and then in the winter for the wonderful quality cafes and restaurants where you could Snow Festival, when Sapporo’s population literally sample some of their famous Kobe Beef along doubles in size. the way. It means it won’t be daunting for England With stylish cafes, a thriving food scene and neon- fans who are desperate to soak up as much of nightlife, the party will continue long after the Japan as possible while making memories that final whistle for the Red Rose fans who make this last a lifetime at Rugby World Cup 2019. fantastic city their first base of Rugby World Cup 2019. A trip to Kobe would not be complete without a tour around Hakutsuru, Kobe’s famous sake- There is so much to see and do that with access brewing centre. The self-guided tour through to the Hokkaido mountains and hot springs, the its historic, wooden former brewery building is only real trouble England fans will have is fitting a fascinating look into traditional sake-making everything in – and of course, don’t forget to methods. sample that famous beer! Complete your trip to Kobe with a tour of the Memorial Park, in memory of the 1995 earthquake that struck the region. This simple, open-air, harbourside museum tells the story in artefacts and a video presentation in English. Sapporo Dome, Sapporo, Kobe Misaki Stadium, Hokkaido Prefecture Hyogo-ku, Kobe Capacity: 41,410 Capacity: 30,132
YOKOHAMA TO K YO . M ATC H T H R E E EVEN THOUGH IT’S JUST FOR ENGLAND AND A A 20 MINUTE TRAIN RIDE CLASH AGAINST THE FROM TOKYO, YOKOHAMA MIGHTY ARGENTINA. HAS A PLACE, HISTORY AND The city still looks like a film set – vast neon, huge CULTURE ALL OF ITS OWN. structures, incredible sights. From the mega malls TOKYO and designer boutiques to the world’s tallest tower – Tokyo Sky Tree – a twisting spire that draws on ancient building techniques, it really is a wonderful city. Stand on top of one of the mighty skyscrapers and look into the dazzling night sky that stretches It will be the final destination on England’s pool crusade and they will face the mighty French in a battle of the ages and potentially one of the biggest games. Yokohama is sure to be packed with England fans and they will relish the breezy bay, music scene and wide, inviting streets. No trip to Yokohama all the way to the horizon. would be complete without a visit to the Cup Noodles Museum. The highlight is the chance to This is more than a rugby experience – this is a life- design your own cup noodle by colouring your affirming trip into the unknown. It’s a bucket list cup, selecting ingredients and having it air-sealed destination. And that’s not all, while Tokyo builds to take home! and stretches the boundaries of what is possible, A trip to the Yokohama Port Museum is also a it still reflects traces of the past. must-do and after a day’s exploring, the many microbreweries will be able to quench the thirst In the shadows of skyscrapers, you can find of any England fan. wooden shanty bars and quiet alleys, deafening traditional festivals and lantern-lit yakitori (grilled What more could you want on a Rugby World Cup chicken) stands. In older neighbourhoods you can experience of a lifetime? shop for handicrafts made just as they have been for centuries, or wander down cobblestone lanes where geisha once trod. It really is a mind-bending take on all the senses. Tokyo has more Michelin stars than any other city – you can taste the best sushi of your life, eat noodles made with the same years old detail and never have enough time to experience it all. International Stadium Yokohama, Tokyo Stadium, Chofu, Tokyo Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture Capacity: 49,970 Capacity: 72,327
PLACES OF Sapporo Dome INTEREST Sapporo City ENGLAND V TONGA Sun 22 Sep 2019 Tokyo Stadium Tokyo Metropolitan ENGLAND V ARGENTINA Sat 05 Oct 2019 QUARTER-FINAL 2 Sat 19 Oct 2019 QUARTER-FINAL 4 Hiroshima Kyoto Sun 20 Oct 2019 BRONZE FINAL Fri Nov 01 2019 Kobe Misaki Stadium Kobe City ENGLAND V USA Mount Fuji Thu 26 Sep 2019 International Stadium Yokohama Kanagawa Prefecture, Yokohama City Oita Stadium ENGLAND V FRANCE Oita Prefecture Sat 12 Oct 2019 QUARTER-FINAL 1 SEMI-FINAL 1 Sat 19 Oct 2019 Sat 26 Oct 2019 QUARTER-FINAL 3 SEMI-FINAL 2 Sun 20 Oct 2019 Sun 27 Oct 2019 FINAL Sat Nov 02 2019 Fukuoka Osaka
englandrugbytravel.com/priority 0344 788 5000 EXPLORE JAPAN MOUNT FUJI Mount Fuji is Japan’s highest mountain. It is one of the wonders of Japan. It’s near perfectly shaped volcano has been worshipped throughout the centuries and stands on the border between Yzamanashi and Shizuoka Prefectures and can be seen from Tokyo and Yokohama on clear days. Another easy way to view Mount Fuji is from the train on a trip between Tokyo and Osaka. If you take the Shinkansen from Tokyo in the direction of Nagoya, Kyoto and Osaka, the best view of the mountain can be enjoyed from around Shin-Fuji Station on the right hand side of the train, about 40-45 minutes into the journey. During your Rugby World Cup adventure, if you want to enjoy Mount Fuji at a more leisurely pace and from a nice natural surroundings, you should head to the Fuji Five Lake (Fujigoko) region at the northern foot of the mountain, or to Hakone, a nearby hot spring resort. It’s one of the must-do experiences on your Japan adventure.
KYOTO HIROSHIMA Kyoto is old Japan: atmospheric temples, beautiful To most people, Hiroshima means just one thing. gardens, traditional teahouses and geishas. It is a place indelibly inked into world history. That date was 6 August 1945, when Hiroshima became This is a city of some 2000 temples and shrines: the target of the world’s first atomic-bomb attack. a city of religious architecture, such as the iconic splendour of Kinkaku-ji (the famed Golden Hiroshima’s Peace Memorial Park is a constant Pavilion). It’s where robed monks shuffle between reminder of that day, and it attracts visitors from temple buildings, prayer chants resonate through all over the world and is sure to be a huge place stunning Zen gardens, and the faithful meditate of interest for fans of all ages and nationalities on tatami-mat floors. Kyoto remains the spiritual during the tournament. Hiroshima, with its heart of Japan and one not to be missed on your boulevards and laid-back friendliness, is far from rugby adventure. It will get you to the heart of a depressing. Present-day Hiroshima is home to an culture and people that is remarkable. ever-thriving cosmopolitan community, and it’s worth seeing it during Rugby World Cup 2019. Whether it’s getting your clothes off for a soak in an onsen, or discover the art of Japanese cooking – This really is a must-do experience during Rugby you’ll come away one step closer to understanding World Cup 2019™. There is something about the unique Japanese way of life – and create Hiroshima that is compelling and will be one of something you will never forget. the highlights to visit during your Rugby World Cup adventure. OSAKA FUKUOKA Osaka is Japan’s third-largest city and travelling Fukuoka is Kyūshū’s largest city (and Japan’s fans will notice the pace is a little bit faster than sixth-largest) and still growing and will be a great other places. destination for England fans. This will be a destination that fans will love: Osaka It’s made up of two former towns, the Fukuoka is a city that loves to eat and it’s unofficial slogan castle town on the west bank of the Naka-gawa is kuidaore (‘eat until you drop’). Travelling fans and Hakata on the east. The two towns merged in will notice that the locals seem to be ready for a 1889 as Fukuoka, though the name Hakata is still good meal and good time – which means England widely in use (for instance, it’s Fukuoka Airport supporters will fit right in! but Hakata Station). The Dōtombori is the city’s liveliest night spot Hakata traces its trading history back some 2000 and centre of the Minami (south) part of town. years, which continues today with visitors from Its name comes from the 400-year-old canal, Seoul and Shanghai. Among Japanese, the city is Dōtombori-gawa. famed for its SoftBank Hawks baseball team and hearty Hakata ramen (egg noodles). There are other things to take the fancy in Osaka other than the nightlife and the food. The Fukuoka’s warmth and friendliness make it a Abeno Harukas is Japan’s tallest building and great gateway to Kyūshū, and warm weather houses Japan’s largest department store. The and contemporary attractions – art, architecture, observatory has 360-degree views of the whole shopping and cuisine – make it a good base for Kansai region through windows that run several regional excursions. storeys high. This is a must-do for travelling fans during Rugby World Cup 2019. One thing is for certain, it will be great for fans during the tournament.
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We are Mike Burton Travel Limited trading as England Rugby Travel. Address: Carter Court, 8 Davy Way, Quedgeley, Gloucester GL2 2DE. England Rugby Travel is a Member of ABTA. When you book with an ABTA Member you can expect high service standards, fair terms of trading and accurate information. ABTA’s strict joining criteria for Members, code of conduct, customer helpline and approved ADR scheme to resolve complaints are all there to give you confidence and peace of mind when booking your travel arrangements. For more information see www.abta.com. This brochure was published in March 2018. The content and packages contained within this brochure are correct at time of publication, however they are subject to change and any booking with us is subject to our Booking Terms & Conditions. For the latest information on our packages, please see our website or call one of our team. Should you require this brochure in a different format or in a larger font please contact us by email at email@example.com or call 0344 788 5000. TM © RUGBY WORLD CUP LIMITED 1986. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED VAT Reg number: 576 29 5400. Registered in England No. 02616655
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