The final of the Rugby World Cup takes place on Saturday at the International Stadium in Yokohama between former world champions England and South Africa. Follow the battle for the Webb Ellis Cup in this live blog!

Good morning and welcome to this live blog! My name is Robbert van der Linde and I will keep you informed of all developments concerning the final of the Rugby World Cup between England and South Africa.

  • Rugby World Cup Final
  • Two former world champions
  • England-South Africa

Rugby World Cup · 2 minutes ago

3 'The game is stopped due to an injury with Kyle Sinckler. The prop of England gets the elbow of teammate Maro Itoje hard in his face and hits the ground.

Rugby World Cup · 3 minutes ago

2 'The nerves quickly appear to be a factor. Handré Pollard misses an easy penalty in front of the posts. That was the chance for South Africa to take a quick 3-0 lead, but the 'Springboks' are leaving that.

Rugby World Cup · 3 minutes ago

Royal visit at the Yokohama Stadium in Japan. The English prince Harry is also watching the World Cup final between England and South Africa.

Rugby World Cup · 6 minutes ago

Kick-off! The South African fly-half Handré Pollard gets the competition going!

Rugby World Cup · 8 minutes ago

"God Save the Queen" and "Nkosi Sickleel" iAfrika "have sounded in the International Stadium of Yokohama. The final of the 2019 world rugby championship between England and South Africa can begin.

Rugby World Cup · 16 minutes ago

National coaches Rassie Erasmus and Eddie Jones have a friendly chat just before the kick-off.

Rugby World Cup · 19 minutes ago

"We had four years to prepare ourselves"
Eddie Jones, the national coach of the rugby players of England, leisurely works towards the World Cup final against South Africa. The English will soon be hunting for their second world title after their previous World Cup victory in 2003. "We have had four years to prepare for this competition," says Jones, who joined the English League in 2016. "That's why the players can be relaxed, because we know how to get the job done."

Rugby World Cup · 24 minutes ago

Nobody will be surprised that there are a few players with a Dutch surname at South Africa. However, England also has someone with Dutch roots. Tweederijer George Kruis has, as his name suggests, a Dutch father. Leo Kruis will hope that his son will still come in, because George starts on the couch.

Rugby World Cup · 34 minutes ago

Supporters of the English and South African rugby team make the passage to the Yokohama Stadium. The kick-off will be at the impressive sports stadium at 10.00.

Rugby World Cup · one hour ago

Rugby fever is increasing in Japan. Who do you think will win the World Cup final between England and South Africa?

  • England
  • South Africa

Rugby World Cup · one hour ago

There is no more opportunity to save players, so national coaches Eddie Jones (England) and Rassie Erasmus (South Africa) will both start with their strongest formation in exactly one hour.

Setup England : M. Vunipola, George, Sinckler; Itoje, Lawes; Curry, Underhill, B. Vunipola; Youngs, Ford; May, Farrell (c), Tuilagi, Watson; Daly.

South Africa : Mtawarira, Mbonambi, Malherbe; Etzebeth, De Jager; Kolisi (c), Du Toit, Vermeulen; De Klerk, Pollard; Mapimpi, De Allende, Am, Kolbe; Le roux.

Rugby World Cup · 2 hours ago

Japan's Yokohama is coming to the final of the Rugby World Cup between South Africa and England. At 10 a.m. the kick-off between the rugby superpowers at the Yokohama Stadium is good for 75,000 spectators.

Incredible atmosphere here at #RWCYokohama as fans get set for the final at # RWC2019 #RWCFinal

Avatar Author Rugby World Cup Time of places 8: 27 - November 2, 2019

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