2019 Rugby World Cup Quarter Finals confirmed
October 14, 2019 5:50 am
The 2019 Rugby World Cup quarterfinal matches have been confirmed.
In the first quarterfinal, England will take on Australia at 7.15pm this Saturday while New Zealand will meet Ireland at 10.15pm on the same day in the second quarterfinal.
The third Quarterfinal will see Wales take on France at 7.15pm this Sunday while Japan will take on South Africa at 10.15pm.
The semifinal takes place on the 26th and 27th of this month while the final will be held on the 2nd of next month.
Looking at the matches last night, Tonga beat USA 31-19, Wales thrashed Uruguay 35-13 while hosts Japan beat Scotland 28-21.
Japan’s Captain Michael Leitch says they he gave the team a strong message during halftime which worked well for the team.
I just brought the guys in and said look they have a lot of momentum. How are we going to stop their momentum, so we came up with a plan. Once we got the ball back, there was correct momentum and building momentum so that was the key mission at that point.
Japan before the match observed a moment of silence for the people affected by Typhoon Hagibis.