RWC 2019- Hanazono Stadium

Originally built in 1929 this Osaka-based stadium is Japan’s oldest rugby stadium. Located 500kms from Tokyo with a seating capacity of 24,000 it also serves as the home ground for the Kintetsu Liners rugby union team. Having undergone renovations that took over a year to complete including new lighting the stadium will host 4 x matches during RWC 2019- all during daylight hours!The stadium is located about 10 mins from the Higashi-Hanazono station on the Kintetsu Nara line. The train journey takes about 20 mins from the centrally-located Osaka Namba station

Date Pool Match Time
Sep 22nd (Sunday) B Italy vs. Namibia 14:15
Sep 28th (Saturday) C Argentina vs. Tonga 13:45
Oct 3rd (Thursday) D Georgia vs. Fuji 14:15
Oct 13th (Sunday) C United States vs. Tonga 14:45

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