Today’s matches, full schedule and group standings

England's Ben Earl celebrates Rugby World Cup 2023: today's matches, full schedule and group standings

England began their World Cup campaign with a win over Argentina on day two – Getty Images/Dan Mullan

England started their 2023 Rugby World Cup campaign with a 27-10 lead victory over argentina, This is thanks in large part to George Ford’s kicking prowess.

Steve Borthwick’s side entered the tournament having lost five of their last six matches, but victory over their toughest pool rivals leaves England’s path open to reaching the quarter-finals. Japan’s next opponent will be in Nice on Sunday. tom curry, However, he is likely to miss that match after becoming the third English player to be sent off since the beginning of August after a dangerous tackle in the first three minutes against Argentina.

England’s win came after high-scoring victories for Ireland And Australia On Romania and Georgia respectively, while Italy He also began his campaign with a 52-8 victory over Namibia in Group A.

On Friday, host France rode a wave of enthusiastic domestic support It beat three-time champions New Zealand 27-13 In the opening match, they burnished their title claims by winning a contest of rare intensity.

What games are there today?

How do I watch the Rugby World Cup on TV?

ITV has exclusive broadcast rights in the UK. The channel for each match is listed below (the vast majority are on ITV1). You can read our guide to The 12 best critics and commentators Work in the tournament.

Match-by-match radio commentary will only be available on the BBC, via Radio 5 Live, 5 Sports Extra and the BBC Sounds service. The BBC says there will be “dedicated outputs” in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

In the United States, the tournament is shown on NBC Sports. In South Africa, television coverage is on SuperSport.

Rugby World Cup 2023 full matches and schedule

All matches on ITV1 unless specified

Billiards matches

  • Friday 8 SeptemberFrance 27 New Zealand 13

  • Saturday 9 September – Italy 52 Namibia 8

  • Saturday 9 SeptemberIreland 82 Romania 8

  • Saturday 9 SeptemberAustralia 35 Georgia 15

  • Saturday 9 SeptemberEngland 27 Argentina 10

  • Sunday 10 SeptemberJapan vs Chile live!

  • Sunday 10 SeptemberSouth Africa vs Scotland– Marseille Stadium, 4.45 pm

  • Sunday 10 September – Wales – Fiji, Bordeaux Stadium, 8 pm

  • Thursday 14 September -France vs Uruguay– Pierre Mauroy Stadium, 8 p.m

  • Friday 15 September – New Zealand x Namibia, at Toulouse Stadium, at 8 pm

  • Saturday 16 September – Samoa vs. Chile, Bordeaux Stadium, 2 p.m. ITV 4

  • Saturday 16 September – Wells vs Portugal– Nice Stadium 4.45 pm

  • Saturday 16 September – Ireland vs. Tonga, at La Beaujoire Stadium, 8 pm

  • Sunday 17 September – South Africa x Romania, Bordeaux Stadium, 2 pm

  • Sunday 17 September – Australia – Fiji, Geoffroy Guichard Stadium, 4.45 pm

  • Sunday 17 SeptemberEngland vs Japan– Nice Stadium, 8 pm

  • Wednesday 20 September – Italy vs Uruguay, Nice Stadium, 4.45pm – ITV 4

  • Thursday 21 September – France vs. Namibia, Marseille Stadium, 8 p.m. – ITV 4

  • Friday 22 September – Argentina – Samoa, Geoffroy Guichard Stadium, 4.45 pm

  • Saturday 23 September – Georgia – Portugal at Toulouse Stadium at 1 pm

  • Saturday 23 SeptemberEngland vs Chile– Pierre Mauroy Stadium, 4.45pm

  • Saturday 23 September – South Africa – Ireland, Stade de France, 8 pm

  • Sunday 24 September – Scotland – Tonga, Nice Stadium, 4.45pm

  • Sunday 24 September – Wales vs Australia, at OL Stadium, 8pm

  • Wednesday 27 September Uruguay vs Namibia, OL Stadium, 4.45pm – ITV 4

  • Thursday 28 September – Japan – Samoa, Toulouse Stadium, 8 pm – ITV 4

  • Friday 29 September – New Zealand vs Italy, at OL Stadium, 8pm

  • Saturday 30 September – Argentina vs. Chile, at La Beaujoire Stadium, at 2 p.m

  • Saturday 30 September – Fiji vs Georgia, Bordeaux Stadium, 4.45pm

  • Saturday 30 September – Scotland vs. Romania, Stade Pierre Maurois, 8 p.m

  • Sunday 1 October – Australia – Portugal, Geoffroy-Guichard Stadium, 4.45pm – ITV 4

  • Sunday 1 October – South Africa vs. Tonga, Marseille Stadium, 8 p.m

  • Thursday 5 October – New Zealand vs Uruguay, at OL Stadium, 8pm – ITV 4

  • Friday 6 October – France vs. Italy, at OL Stadium, at 8 p.m

  • Saturday 7 October – Wales vs. Georgia, at La Beaujoire Stadium, 2 p.m

  • Saturday 7 OctoberEngland vs Samoa– Pierre Mauroy Stadium, 4.45pm

  • Saturday 7 October – Ireland – Scotland, Stade de France, 8 pm

  • Sunday 8 October – Japan vs. Argentina, at La Beaujoire Stadium, at 12 noon

  • Sunday 8 October – Tonga vs Romania, Pierre Mauroa Stadium, 4.45pm – ITV 3

  • Sunday 8 October – Fiji vs. Portugal, Toulouse Stadium, 8 p.m. ITV 4


  • Saturday 14 October – Winner of Group C vs. runner-up in Group D, Marseille Stadium, 4pm

  • Saturday 14 October – Group B winner vs. Group A runner-up, Stade de France, 8 p.m

  • Sunday 15 October – Group D winner vs. Group C runner-up, Marseille Stadium, at 4 p.m

  • Sunday 15 October – Group A winner vs. Group B runner-up, Stade de France, 8 p.m

semi final

  • Friday, October 20 – Winner of World Cup Qualifier 1 vs. Winner of World Cup Qualifier 2, Stade de France, 8 p.m

  • Saturday 21 October – Winner of Qualifier 3 vs. Winner of Qualifier 4, Stade de France, 8 p.m

Bronze medal match

  • Friday 27 October – Runner-up SF 1 vs. Runner-up SF 2, Stade de France, 8 p.m


Who is in which group?

Where is the Rugby World Cup held?

The 2023 Rugby World Cup will be held in France Across nine stadiums in nine cities. The final match will be held at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis (Paris).

  • Stade de France (Capacity 80,698)Saint-Denis, Paris

  • Marseille Stadium (67,394) -Marseille

  • OL Stadium (59,186) – Leon

  • Pierre Mauroy Stadium (50,186) – night

  • Bordeaux Stadium (42,115) – Bordeaux

  • Geoffroy-Guichard Stadium (41,965)Saint-Etienne

  • Nice stadium (35,624)Nice – good

  • La Beaujoire Stadium (35,322) – Nantes

  • Toulouse Stadium (33,150)Toulouse

Who is playing?

A total of 20 teams qualified For the Rugby World Cup. These teams were divided into four groups of five, with each group getting one of five “teams”.

The first division featured the four highest-ranked teams since the tournament was drawn in 2019 (South Africa, New Zealand, England and Wales). Group Two consists of the next four highest-ranked teams (Ireland, Australia, France, Japan) and the four teams below that (Scotland, Argentina, Fiji, Italy).

Each of the top three teams automatically qualified for the tournament due to their world ranking, while the other two teams included teams that reached the tournament via qualifiers (Samoa, Georgia, Uruguay, Tonga, Namibia, Romania, Chile, Portugal).

South Africa is the defending champion. They beat England in the final in 2019.

England squad for the World Cup

England’s selection for the Rugby World Cup has been severely disrupted by injuries and suspensions. Steve Borthwick named his 33-man squad on 7 August. But after that date:

You can read Will Greenwood officiating On the men who were chosen.

Forwards (19)
Ollie Chisum (Leicester Tigers)
Dan Cole (Leicester Tigers)***
Tom Curry (Seal Sharks)*
Theo Dan (Muslims)
Ben Earl (Muslims)
Ellis Genge (Bristol Bears)*
Jimmy George (Muslims)**
Maro Itoje (Muslims)*
Courtney Rules (Northampton Saints)***
Lewis Ludlam (Northampton Saints)*
Joe Marler (Harlequins)**
George Martin (Leicester Tigers)
David Rebans (Toulon)
Bevan Rudd (Seal Sharks)
Kyle Sinckler (Bristol Bears)*
Will Stewart (rugby player)
Billy Vunipola (The Muslims) **
Jack Walker (Harlequins)
Jack Willis (Toulouse)

back (14)
Henry Arundel (Racing 92)
Danny Kerr (Harlequins)*
Elliot Daly (The Muslims)*
Owen Farrell (The Muslims)**
George Ford (Seal Sharks)**
Ollie Lawrence (Rugby Pigeons)
Max Malins (Bristol Bears)
Joe Marchant (French Stadium)
Alex Mitchell (Northampton Saints) – He was replaced by Jack van Poortvliet
Marcus Smith (Harlequins)
Freddie Steward (Leicester Tigers)
Manu Tuilagi (selling sharks)**
Anthony Watson (unattached)** – He was replaced by Johnny May
Ben Young (Leicester Tigers)***

* Indicates the number of Rugby World Cups played

Latest possibilities

France: 11/4
New Zealand: 7/2
South Africa: 10/3
Ireland: 5/1
England: 10/1
Australia: 12/1
Argentina: 25/1
Wales: 40/1
Scotland: 50/1

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