South Africa vs Japan Live :: The biggest event in the rugby calendar is coming to a new destination: Japan. Yes, from September 20 to November 2, we’ll watch the top teams (including past champs New Zealand, South Africa, Australia and England) collide for the right to take home the coveted Webb Ellis Cup. Here’s how to live stream the South Africa vs Japan online!
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Anyone, anywhere, can watch the South Africa vs Japan, on the service they’re already using at home. A virtual private network (aka VPN) is the tool you’ll use to dodge any geo restrictions that may try and block your way.
Japan’s team, the Brave Blossoms, start the tourney in Pool A, with Ireland, Russia, Samoa and Scotland, which isn’t the most imposing bunch (lacking any previous champ). Maybe the combination of that batch of opponents and the will of their home team fans will give them a chance.
Streaming options vary greatly, based on where you are, and cost a lot in the U.S.. Even Aussies, though, will need to pay extra for the South Africa vs Japan Pass. Here’s our guide to watching the 2019 South Africa vs Japan online.
How to live stream the South Africa vs Japan 2019 from anywhere in the world with a VPN
Once you’ve got a VPN, and we’ve got our picks on the best ones, you can make it seem as if your computer is back home, or anywhere else. This way you can use the legal service that you’re used to, and stop cycling through illegal streams from Periscope, Reddit and wherever else you’re pulling them from.
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WHAT’S THE SCHEDULE FOR THE South Africa vs Japan?
Pool play kicks off on Friday, Sept. 20, with Japan vs Russia @ 6:45 a.m. Eastern | 3:45 a.m. Pacific | 11:45 a.m. BST (ITV).
Quarter-finals take place on October 19 and 20, with semi-finals on October 26 and 27.
Third place is decided with the Bronze Final on November 1. The real Final is November 2
What’s the format of the South Africa vs Japan 2019?
20 teams begin the tournament, and they’re broken up between 4 pools (of 5 teams each). Pool play consists of round-robin style matches, with each team playing one of the other teams in its pool once.
After those 10 games in each pool, the two teams with the top records from each pool will compete in quarter finals, where you’ve only got one shot to make it through.
How to live stream the South Africa vs Japan 2019 in the U.S.
In America, you’re gonna need some gold to consume the action taking in Japan: NBC Sports Gold that is. Pricing starts at $29.99 for live (and on-demand) streams for single matches. Most, though, will want to spend at least $199 for the South Africa vs Japan Pass, as it includes all 48 matches (both live and on-demand).