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World Rugby announced the venues for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan. The following details preliminary information regarding the four USA matches.

Date                Day                 Venue                         Opponent

Sept. 26           Thurs.             Kobe Misaki                 England

Oct. 2              Wed.               Fukuoka                         France

Oct. 9              Wed.               Kumagaya                     Argentina

Oct. 13            Sun.                 Higashi-Osaka             Tonga

Game 1 – Miskaki Park, Kobe City

Capacity = 30,132

Retractable roof

Southern side of main island of Honshū

Game 2 – Fukuoka Hakatanomi

Capacity = 22,500

The southern tip of Japan

Game 3 – Kumagaya Rugby Stadium, Saitama

Capacity = 15,400

Central Japan

Game 4 – Hanazono Rugby Stadium, Osaka

Capacity = 39,000

Oldest rugby stadium in Japan

Final Note

It’s imperative for would-be US visitors to Japan to learn where these cities are in relation to Tokyo. All four USA venue cities are easily reachable by the excellent and fast Japanese railway service.