Rugby World Cup 2015: Schedule, Fixtures, Dates, Opening Ceremony Live Stream Info


Rugby World Cup 2015 Schedule, Fixtures, Dates, Opening Ceremony Live Stream: The much awaited and anticipated  RWC 2015 is going to start today, i.e., 18th September 2015 with the first match in which England will play against Fiji. The opening match is scheduled to take place at the Twickenham Stadium on Friday. The live telecast / broadcast rights have been sold to ITV. That means it will air the opening ceremony as well as curtain-raiser with the facility of full live stream via the ITV Player. Universal Sports have provided the facility to watch the same for the US viewers.

2015 RWC will start at 8 pm BST (3 pm ET) after the opening ceremonial function gets over for the event. There will be a gap of about 40 minutes in between so that the event organisers can set up and ready the pitch for the match. The broadcasting is scheduled to start at 6:45 pm.

Rugby World Cup 2015 Schedule, Fixtures, Dates

Date (September) Time (BST) Home Away Venue
18 8 p.m. England Fiji Twickenham, London
19 Noon Tonga Georgia Kingsholm Stadium, Gloucester
19 2:30 p.m. Ireland Canada Millennium Stadium, Cardiff
19 4:45 p.m. South Africa Japan Brighton Community Centre, Brighton
19 8 p.m. France Italy Twickenham, London
20 Noon Samoa USA Brighton Community Centre, Brighton
20 2:30 p.m. Wales Uruguay Millennium Stadium, Cardiff
20 4:45 p.m. New Zealand Argentina Wembley Stadium, London
23 2:30 p.m. Scotland Japan Kingsholm Stadium, Gloucester
23 4:45 p.m. Australia Fiji Millennium Stadium, Cardiff
23 8 p.m. France Romania Olympic Stadium, London
24 8 p.m. New Zealand Namibia Olympic Stadium, London
25 4:45 p.m. Argentina Georgia Kingsholm Stadium, Gloucester
26 2:30 p.m. Italy Canada Elland Road, Leeds
26 4:45 p.m. South Africa Samoa Villa Park, Birmingham
26 8 p.m. England Wales Twickenham, London
27 Noon Australia Uruguay Villa Park, Birmingham
27 2:30 p.m. Scotland USA Elland Road, Leeds
27 4:45 p.m. Ireland Romania Wembley Stadium, London
29 4:45 p.m. Tonga Namibia Sandy Park, Exeter
Date (October) Time (BST) Home Away Venue
1 4:45 p.m. Wales Fiji Millennium Stadium, Cardiff
1 8 p.m. France Canada Stadium MK, Milton Keynes
2 8 p.m. New Zealand Georgia Millennium Stadium, Cardiff
3 2:30 p.m. Samoa Japan Stadium MK, Milton Keynes
3 4:45 p.m. South Africa Scotland St James’ Park, Newcastle
3 8 p.m. England Australia Twickenham, London
4 2:30 p.m. Argentina Tonga Leicester City Stadium, Leicester
4 4:45 p.m. Ireland Italy Olympic Stadium, London
6 4:45 p.m. Canada Romania Leicester City Stadium, Leicester
6 8 p.m. Fiji Uruguay Stadium MK, Milton Keynes
7 4:45 p.m. South Africa USA Olympic Stadium, London
7 8 p.m. Namibia Georgia Sandy Park, Exeter
9 8 p.m. New Zealand Tonga St James’ Park, Newcastle
10 2:30 p.m. Samoa Scotland St James’ Park, Newcastle
10 4:45 p.m. Australia Wales Twickenham, London
10 8 p.m. England Uruguay Manchester City Stadium
11 Noon Argentina Namibia Leicester City Stadium, Leicester
11 2:30 p.m. Italy Romania Sandy Park, Exeter
11 4:45 p.m. France Ireland Millennium Stadium, Cardiff
11 8 p.m. USA Japan Kingsholm Stadium, Gloucester
17 4 p.m. B1 A2 Twickenham, London
17 8 p.m. C1 D2 Millennium Stadium, Cardiff
18 1 p.m. D1 C2 Millennium Stadium, Cardiff
18 4 p.m. A1 B2 Twickenham, London
24 4 p.m. Winner QF1 Winner QF2 Twickenham, London
25 4 p.m. Winner QF3 Winner QF4 Twickenham, London
30 8 p.m. Loser SF1 Loser SF2 Olympic Stadium, London
31 4 p.m. Winner SF1 Winner SF2 Twickenham, London

Rugby World Cup 2015 Schedule, Fixtures, Dates

The opening ceremony of RWC for this season will be of 2o-minutes in length and will feature the story of the birth of rugby. Nik Simon from the Daily Mail reported that the organizers are ready for everything. Stephen Brown, the MD of the show revealed that this time the show has been made in such a way that the players will get sufficient time for warming up themselves.

Moreover, he said that the match will kick start at the exact time even if the ceremony takes more time or gets delayed. The ceremony is already prepared in segments for this scenario. Even if, some segment is cut out, the audiences will not feel and get to know about it.

The teams have been informed about everything. So, there will be no delay in anything. Except that the opening ceremony will feature the story of rugby nothing is known. It will showcase the legend William Webb Ellis.

Rugby World Cup 2015 Schedule, Fixtures, Dates, Opening Ceremony Live Stream

The first game is going to be an important one for both the sides – England as well as Fiji. They both are in Group A which is believed to be the most competitive group of this season. Other teams of this pool are Australia, Wales, and Uruguay who will battle to fix their place in the next round.

The rugby pundits are expecting the hosts along with Wales and Fiji in the knockout series. Thus, the first game itself become a must win game.

Rugby legend Jonny Wilkinson has warned his former teammates to focus only on the game and not on the opening ceremony celebrations. He was the captain of the England team in the 2011 world cup. George Ford and Owen Farrell have made their place in the team with extra efforts. Ford may lead the team against Fiji.

However, the English shouldn’t consider Fiji an easy opponent. But if the England team showed what they did in the six nations, then they will easily teak care of the business without any problem.

This is the complete info regarding Rugby World Cup 2015 Schedule, Fixtures, Dates, Opening Ceremony Live Stream. Stay connected to TheReporterTimes for the Rugby World Cup 2015 latest news and updates.

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